Be Generous to be Selfish

Be Generous to be Selfish

I heard this story from an inspirational speaker. He once invited all citizens of his small hometown on a weekend to play an interesting game. There was a room full of colorful balloons. Each balloon had name of only one individual written on it. The number of balloons in the room was same as the number of citizens in that town.He asked everyone to enter the room at the same time and find the balloon that had her name on it. They had only three minutes to find their balloons….

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When I am late ……

When I am late ……

When I am late, the breakfast my wife made for me seems too hot to eat. When I am late, I can’t find my socks. When I am late, the dashboard of my car reminds me that I am supposed to fill gas on my way to office. When I am late, there is always an accident in the interstate. When I am late, I find out that I forgot my badge. When I am late, the elevator stops at every floor.To summarize, when I am late, I experience failures…

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INFORMATION AND KNOWLEDGE

INFORMATION AND KNOWLEDGE

A wise friend of mine once taught me that knowledge is nothing but actionable information. In other words, if an information helps us to act better, it is a knowledge.But I also feel that things keep moving back and forth between the information bucket and the knowledge bucket. A few years back I tried this experiment with some of my friends who are software engineers. I gave them some basic calculus problems that they were really good at when they were in high schools. They all failed to solve those…

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