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Relationships, Self

Thank you to my brother

When your brother is only two years older than you, then you are almost certain you will have a healthy competition. You play, you joke and fight and you tease and challenge each other. Once you reach a certain age, you also (slowly) learn how to give compliments. Today, my brother Sheraz has become 31. Time […]

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Impact, Self

Being Successful Not Because, But Despite

Success leaves clues, which is one of the main reasons I love to read biographies. I’ve recently read the biographies of the amazing Jay Z and Steve Jobs. They have achieved amazing things, and the books carefully outline their steps to success. However, some of the actions don’t match my internal representations of success. A traits both […]

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Impact, Motivation, Self

6 To-Do List Do’s

Like many people, I have never learned (how) to make use of to-do lists. Perhaps it’s because the system is broken, but I never learned this basic skill on neither primary school, not on secondary school, nor university.  It is only a couple of years ago, that I taught myself. It has skyrocketed my productivity […]

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Impact, Relationships, Self

On Being Generous: The 6P-Model

Last week, we asked Seth Godin about his thoughts on how to step up without being seen as a show off. His asnwer was straightforward: ‘when your work is generous’ (instead of selfish, people see it as stepping up instead of showing off). How do we create generous work? We make sure to always follow […]