Videos of the Week
“It’s easy to feel hopeful on a beautiful day like today, but there will be dark days ahead of us, too. There will be days when you feel alone, and that is when hope is needed most”. This video from Amazing SpiderMan 2 always moves me to tears.
Why we do what we do. You will be amazed by the charisma this man has. Biggest takeaway from this- treat problems as surprises!!
Audios of the Week
All of the Stars. This is my favorite of all the Ed Sheeran songs. Got back into my playlist this week.
The 10 Commandments of Startup is a podcast episode by Reid Hoffman who is the co-founder of LinkedIn. He covers what mistakes a startup should avoid in early as well as later stages.
Gummadi Gummadi. This yesteryear song has been my anchor this week. It’s child like innocence is what captures me.
Articles of the Week
Sorry! Too many articles this week. Couldn’t resist because every single article deserves a read.
You are in your 20’s. Start early and build your personal brand. Be it blogging, vlogging or podcasting or anything which would grow you an audience. Deal with fear and take the plunge.
Sonam Kapoor’s advice to teenage girls. If you are a girl, it’s a must read. If you are boy, read and share it with your girl friends.
A very moving article on the growing rate of depression among people. Do read it. You might realize a friend or two might need your help.
The best of the lot. If you had to read only one article for now this would be that. What’s deep inside you?.
Experiences of the Week
Hardly it’s been a week since we started with our 4th year of Engineering and the placement drives have already started. And what else do you think has started?
Where do I stand in a crowd of around 2000 people in my college?
How unique am I? What value am I providing?
Are my skills up to date?
Am I just another engineer mass produced every year?
All these questions haunted me this week. I attended two placement drives so far. One went well and the other brought me back to the ground.
Failure of the Week
The two things I have always had trouble with: Sloth and Unreliability.
I did not have my resume until the last minute on the day of my first interview. I did not prepare either the frequently asked HR questions or did I take a glance at some programming questions.
Am I taking it too easy?
Is being in my comfort zone taking a toll on me?
As I said earlier, Reality Checks!!!!
Inspiration of the Week
Mrs. Jyoti Reddy – from a Agricultural Laborer to C.E.O of an American company.
Read more about her here.
Screenshots of the Week
Stand up straight and Don’t hunch.
Stop the knowledge porn
Love is always 50-50. When one gives 80, the other gives 20
What are your reasons?
Is pride hurting you?
Quotes/Lines of the Week
“On average geniuses weren’t qualitatively better in their fields than their peers. They simply produced a greater volume of work, which gave them more variation and a higher chance of originality.” – Adam Grant
Person of the Week
Hampi Reddy. 3 qualities of her which inspire me.
- Consistency : She has been hitting the gym consistently for the past 9 months. Remarkable difference in her!
- Persistence : She started with mobile application development a while back and has already got proficient in it and is minting money now.
- Collaborations : You can’t learn everything on your own. She has the ability to team up with her friends and learns things at a much faster rate.
Lot to learn from her. Cheers to you Hampi!! Keep going.
Big Wins of the Week
- Blog Cast : Got my first blog cast published after lot of brain storming and editing. I believe it will be the U.S.P of my blog. The 2nd one also got published today.