There are 24 hours in a day, 168 hours in a week, and nearly 700 hours in a month. Let’s take one hour for career management. There’s a myth that it takes months of planning and action to achieve your career bliss. The truth is, it only takes a few…


Traditionally, career development was meant to be an annual or bi-annual activity composed of two things:

  1. Performance management process led by HR
  2. Individual Career Development Plan led by the manager

In today’s ever-changing work environment, we have to shift how we think, manage, and grow our careers with modern tools…


Albert Mehrabian wrote extensively on the relative importance of verbal and non-verbal messages and his findings are summarized in ‘7–38–55 Rule’. That is:

Our words convey 7% of the meaning, our tone 38%, and our body language makes up 55% of what the audience will remember.

When you combine these…


Aristotle coined these terms to explain how rhetoric works:

“Of the modes of persuasion furnished by the spoken word there are three kinds. The first kind depends on the personal character of the speaker [ethos]; the second on putting the audience into a certain frame of mind [pathos]; the third…


“A whole is that which has a beginning, middle, and end” — Aristotle

This amazingly simple and useful tool was developed by Florian Mueck. Here is the pdf template for the full structure. Florian came up with a visualization of a Greek template, which has:

  • Foundation: beginning or opening
  • Pillars…

“We have two ears and one mouth so that we can listen twice as much as we speak.” ― Epictetus​

Active Listening

Why do we listen?​ To get information, to understand, to learn, and most importantly to influence. Research suggests that we only remember 25–50% of what we hear, as described by…


Here are more than 45 different time management systems and techniques you can use to make the most out of your day.

8–8–8 Rule

8 hours Work
8 hours Sleep
8 hours Leisure

​Four-time blocks

  1. Focus: 90–120 mins
  2. Social: 90–120 mins
  3. Admin Work: 30–60 mins
  4. Recovery: varies

50–10 Rule

50 minutes of focused work
10 minutes for…


Flow is one of life’s highly enjoyable states of being, wrapping us entirely in the present, and helping us be more creative, productive, and happy.

Flow state is a very powerful state of mind where you are extremely productive and also feel great. You don’t have to force yourself to…


Awareness is knowing what’s happening around you, self-awareness is knowing what you’re experiencing. Self-awareness is the ability to know what we are doing as we do it and understand why we are doing it.

Self-awareness is:

  • knowing what we are doing as we do it
  • understanding why we are doing…

Personality Tests

Most people have taken the MBTI personality test at some point in their life and know those four characters that represent them in some way. There are many other personality tests you can take to shed some light on different aspects of your individuality. …

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