Samadhi Movie, 2017 – Part 1 – “Maya, the Illusion of the Self”
Part 1 to the Movie Samadi, that explains the concept of Maya, and how our identification with our egos prevent us from knowing our true selves
A simple way to break a bad habit
Understand why a large number of our habits are linked to our most evolutionary learning practices (i.e. positive & negative reinforcement), and how you can use mindfulness to break these evolutionary reinforcement chains, making it easier to change your habits.
Does ‘Power Dressing’ Actually Work?
Understand the classical concept of power dressing (made famous by John Malloy in the 1970’s), where conservative formal attire for men & women was recommended for business success, and whether it still hold true to this day.
7 Keys to a Positive Personality
Feeding your mind with positive ideas and thoughts, help develop a positive personality. Use the following keys – (1) Positive self-talk (2) Positive visualisation (3) Positive people (4) Positive mental food (5) Positive training & development (6) Positive health habits (7) Positive expectations.
The paradox of choice | Barry Schwartz
The TED talk by Barry Schwartz, the author and creator of ‘Paradox of Choice’, that explains why the modern concept of having greater freedom of choices, actually leads to negative outcomes for people – in terms of happiness, decision paralysis and regrets.
How Practicality Leads To Happiness | Gary Vee
Leaving 9 to 5 is not about building a million dollar business, but simply figuring out how much money you need to live and how quickly you can earn that without doing a job. This is easier than you believe, especially if you can (a) downsize spending on things you don’t really need (b) start simple practical side hustles on the internet.
60 minutes to getting Rich – Robert Kiyosaki Seminar
A 60-minute seminar by Robert Kiyosaki, that provides personal insights into how to get rich – including the rich mindset, how to read financial statements, the importance of understanding the cash flow quadrant and learning how to invest.
SMART Goals – Quick Overview
A quick overview on using the SMART acronym while setting your goals. Using SMART Goals provides structure that helps ensure goals are specific, measurable, achievable, relevant and time-bound.
How to Become More Disciplined (animated short story)
Learn 3 vital techniques that help increase your discipline – (1) Finding your strong reason why (2) Develop discipline through singular activities (3) Pre-plan for temptations.
Reprogram your subconscious mind
Dandapani speaks about the 3 key ingredients of affirmations – (1) Concise choice of positive words (2) Clear visualisation (3) a Corresponding feeling. All 3 ingredients are essential for affirmations to be effective, with visualisations providing clarity to your mind, while feelings adding the all-important emotional energy to your affirmations.
Forget big change, start with a tiny habit: BJ Fogg | Tedx
BJ Fogg shows us that the key to lasting change does not lie in planning big, monumental changes, but in thinking really, really small. By celebrating small victories, you build the momentum and incentivise positive behaviour to create lasting change.
Alan Watts – Taoism & Effortlessness
A short animated video narrated by Alan Watts that explains the essence of Tao – the ability to get things done with little effort.
Kevin O’Leary Gets Honest About the Personal Sacrifices Successful People Must Make
Kevin O’Leary speaks of the hard truths of entrepreneurship. As compared to fantasised notions of freedom and millions, the reality is that entrepreneurship involves tremendous sacrifices – the ability to keep moving despite failures, constant criticism, the loss of free time and time spent with your family & friends.
How Batching can help you maximize your success
Tim Ferris speaks of the importance of batching (i.e. gather all similar tasks and do them all at once) in increasing your productivity and getting more things done faster.
The 5 hour rule
The 5-hour rule was Benjamin Franklin’s technique of keeping aside 1 hour every weekday for deliberate and focussed learning. Similar concepts are employed by virtually all of the top experts to ensure they are constantly learning and remain top of their game.