“You can’t focus on the outcome; it’s not controllable,” says Konnikova. “All you can focus on is your process. The outcome does not reflect the quality of your process. If you make a good decision and things didn’t go your way, poker teaches you that things will eventually even out. It feels nicer when you win, but if you can’t handle disappointment, you’ll be a shitty poker player.” … [Read more...] about What poker can teach you about living through a pandemic
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Two years back, he came across an online app that sensitized him to goal-based investing as well as spoke about the importance of a risk profile as a crucial step before investing. Kalpesh was impressed; he opened an account on this app, transferred his existing mutual fund schemes here and started investing. The advisor at this app firm reviewed my portfolio and suggested many changes for repairing the portfolio. From 10 mutual fund schemes, Kalpesh now invests in just four. His portfolio has also been doing well, despite the COVID-19 induced market volatility. … [Read more...] about Millennials love investing via apps, but are they aware of the pitfalls?
But hopefully the tide is beginning to turn, as a consequence of the increasing pressure from public opinion about the plastic pollution matter. Thanks to the engagement of government and industry to the idea of a circular economy, it seems that there will be an opening in the market—and in people’s minds—to welcome plastic initiatives to replace conventional building materials. … [Read more...] about All plastic is technically recyclable. Why does so much of it end up in landfills?
Wrote author Pavitra Kumar in his book Bhujia Barons: The Untold Story of How Haldiram Built a Rs 5,000-crore Empire: “Their success have come at a price, and while they certainly enjoy their place in the Sun, they too have many a dark moment. Like Mario Puzo very aptly noted in The Godfather: ‘Every family has bad memories’, this family certainly has a few old cupboards filled with pain, endurance, loss and disappointment. It is these very moments that test the mettle of a man and define character. It is also these moments that have shaped the history of this empire and differentiated one brother from another.” … [Read more...] about Bitter fight erupts in Haldiram’s group over property after death of family elder
We’ve been ready for years because that’s how long many of us have been building platforms that “place community and connection, tolerance and empathy, and joy and kindness above all,” and yet we can’t get funded. When the leaders and institutions you’re calling on fund, support, and champion us—founders who are female, BIPOC, LGBTQ, disabled, and those from other underrepresented groups—you’ll see how very different the world your children grow up in will be. … [Read more...] about Dear Prince Harry: There’s a simple solution to design safer, more inclusive social media