New Year Traditions around the World.

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If you do a little research you will come to know that be it the western or the eastern part of the world, New Year is celebrated with equal enthusiasm everywhere. However as the year in the calendar marks a transition, the various New Year Traditions and Customs followed during the period remain as it […]

Twelve Things You Never Knew About Christmas.

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1. Christmas trees were first lighted with actual candles, which presented a fire hazard. As a result containers filled with water had to be kept near the Christmas tree. Photo by Arun Kuchibhotla on Unsplash 2. Workers in the construction industry are responsible for the tradition of having a Christmas tree on display at Rockefeller Center in New […]

Why you shouldn’t tell people your goals.

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How many times have we sat in solitude and then…BOOM! inspiration ,a brilliant idea pops-up, a new goal, a new venture that you want to take on and you’re so excited because of these new insights that you want to share it with the world. Now if you’re anything like me, you probably want to get it […]

Introvert or Extrovert? Here’s How to Boost Your Productivity.

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Why our personality types affect the way we work. As soon as you step into an office, it’s easy to see that each person has his or her own style of working. Some people naturally gravitate to others and always seem to be in groups. Others are much more efficient if they work at home or […]

Don’t Stop Procrastinating, Just Get Better at It.

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How to channel a bad habit into something that actually makes your life easier. If you ask Frank Partnoy, a professor at Berkeley Law School and the author of Wait: The Art and Science of Delay, procrastination has gotten a bad name. “The reality is everyone is procrastinating… all the time,” he says—himself included. Partnoy’s philosophy is this: […]

To Find a Better Solution, Ask a Better Question.

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Stuck on a hard problem? The director of MIT’s Leadership Center says you might just need to reframe it. Trace the origin story of any creative breakthrough and it is possible to find the point where someone changed the question. I have seen this as a longtime student of innovation; the stories in that realm […]

The 10 Smartest Sustainable Products of 2018.

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As eco-conscious consumers increasingly look for products that can help them reduce their carbon footprint and deal with other environmental hazards, inventors and manufacturers are responding in kind. Here’s a look at some of the smartest sustainable products of the year, from greener shoes to smarter thermostats. (Of course, some would say the most sustainable […]