How Will You Measure Your Life? (Harvard Business Review Classics) - Deepstash

Keep reading for FREE

Money Is Not Motivation

Money Is Not Motivation

Motivation factors include personal growth, healthy sleeps, teamwork, love towards your team, a healthy environment.

Other factors include money, salary, recognition, package.

Other factors, if included in job, will cause absence of job dissatisfaction. Opposite of job dissatisfaction is not job satisfaction, it's the absence of it. Money helps you not get dissatisfied. To get satisfied find a job which includes motivational factors too. When both are combined, you get a job you love.

Money is not motivation.

51

606 reads

No Plans

No Plans

Until you have found a job where you can get the motivation and other factors in your life, You should not make plans. This is called emergent strategy. You should look what comes in your way. If you have found such a job, deliberate strategy is what awaits. You can imagine this as hundred doors aligned in a corridor, 2 of them are golden rooms. Wouldn't you call a person stupid who blindfolds himself and says that he will open his eyes only at the 87th or 38th door? So planning is not needed in teenage, keep your eyes open.

44

186 reads

Priority

You first priority is not what you like most, it's what you spent your resources (time, energy, money) on. So, if you think family is your 1st priority, then you have to prove it by spending more resources on your family than any other possibility.

41

191 reads

Investment Starts From The Start

Investment Starts From The Start

You cannot say, "My kids are toddlers right now, for now, I can concentrate on my job, when they are grown-ups, I'll move my focus on them." No you can't. By then, the opportunity would already have ran away. You have to invest your resources right from the birth.

38

160 reads

What Job Has _____ Hired Me For?

What Job Has _____ Hired Me For?

Fill in the blanks and you think upon the answer. What job has my mom hired me for? Does she want me to help her in her chores? spend more time? Handle my siblings? Be good in academics? Someone to rely on?

What job has my brother hired me for? He wants me to advice him things? Help in homework? Be a protection? Someone to rely on? His speaker? Someone who stands for him?

41

132 reads

No Outsourcing

Children learn not when you are ready teach, but when they are ready to learn.

So when they are ready to learn, and if you are not there, they will learn from someone else, when they will learn everything from someone else bit by bit, are they still your children?

The point is not to protect them from the 'Bad dirty world'. You should be there when you think they are going to be ready to learn a life-long-lesson. Or you will loose your children. Like Dell lose itself to Asus(long story man)

40

112 reads

Send Them To The Right Schools

There are three things- Resources, processes, priorities. A child is taught about AI-resource, He wants his friends to be jealous of him-priority, he makes an app which was Not taught to him directly and publish it-process. Another example could be planning a camp trip by self. These processes are really really important for your children. Do not give every opportunity to them. If he is in a homework crisis, do not help him. He would think, it's ok to have he crisis, grades are more important. Don't help your child always.

38

82 reads

Building Culture

Culture is going to be built anyway. But it is on you to make it good. Culture is how you treat a problem when it comes to you. Culture can be kindness, politeness, forgiveness, love, etc.. Suppose you wanna build kindness or peace, even if you killed a mosquito, he was doing many things, there was no other option than killing, mourn for 10 seconds. Never howl or scream or yell on your child, if you want love, kiss your child on his head everyday or spend time with him 1 hour everyday.

38

64 reads

Do anything like you'll do it everytime.

CLAYTON CRISTENSON

38

129 reads

No 'JUST THIS ONCE...'

Charlie did cheating in his formative assessment the other day, for 1 lie, a 100 lies, for those 100 lies, a 100×100 lies. Little did he knew, he would be caught up cheating in JEE Mains, one of the most imporant exams of India. 

When you cross the line once, you cross it again and again and again.

So, don't break anything thinking "Just This Once..."

39

199 reads

What's Purpose?

Purpose is a combination of 

  1. likeness-what you wanna be. This is a long-term process. (Ex-Loving science)
  2. Commitment- how you commit to it. This is a always doing process. How you do it daily. (Such as read 10 articles of physics daily)
  3. metrics - How you measure your success (this is upon you, you have to select how will you measure your success) 

 

      How Will you Measure Your Life?

46

144 reads

CURATED BY

harshad_7

A probably-normal human being.

Ready for the next level?

Read Like a Pro

stash-superman-illustration

Explore the World’s

Best Ideas

200,000+ ideas on pretty much any topic. Created by the smartest people around & well-organized so you can explore at will.

An Idea for Everything

Explore the biggest library of insights. And we've infused it with powerful filtering tools so you can easily find what you need.

Knowledge Library

Powerful Saving & Organizational Tools

Save ideas for later reading, for personalized stashes, or for remembering it later.

# Personal Growth

Take Your Ideas

Anywhere

Organize your ideas & listen on the go. And with Pro, there are no limits.

Listen on the go

Just press play and we take care of the words.

Never worry about spotty connections

No Internet access? No problem. Within the mobile app, all your ideas are available, even when offline.

Get Organized with Stashes

Ideas for your next work project? Quotes that inspire you? Put them in the right place so you never lose them.

Join

2 Million Stashers

4.8

Stars

5,740 Reviews

App Store

4.7

Stars

72,690 Reviews

Google Play

Sean Green

Great interesting short snippets of informative articles. Highly recommended to anyone who loves information and lacks patience.

Ashley Anthony

This app is LOADED with RELEVANT, HELPFUL, AND EDUCATIONAL material. It is creatively intellectual, yet minimal enough to not overstimulate and create a learning block. I am exceptionally impressed with this app!

Shankul Varada

Best app ever! You heard it right. This app has helped me get back on my quest to get things done while equipping myself with knowledge everyday.

samz905

Don’t look further if you love learning new things. A refreshing concept that provides quick ideas for busy thought leaders.

Jamyson Haug

Great for quick bits of information and interesting ideas around whatever topics you are interested in. Visually, it looks great as well.

Laetitia Berton

I have only been using it for a few days now, but I have found answers to questions I had never consciously formulated, or to problems I face everyday at work or at home. I wish I had found this earlier, highly recommended!

Giovanna Scalzone

Brilliant. It feels fresh and encouraging. So many interesting pieces of information that are just enough to absorb and apply. So happy I found this.

Ghazala Begum

Even five minutes a day will improve your thinking. I've come across new ideas and learnt to improve existing ways to become more motivated, confident and happier.

Read & Learn

20x Faster

without
deepstash

with
deepstash

with

deepstash

Access to 200,000+ ideas

Access to the mobile app

Unlimited idea saving & library

Unlimited history

Unlimited listening to ideas

Downloading & offline access

Personalized recommendations

FAQ

Claim Your Limited Offer

Get Deepstash Pro

BLACK FRIDAY

75% OFF | 1-Year Pro Subscription

Claim Offer