So it has been about 5 years since my first blog post, which I published in July 2016. Since then, I’ve tried to publish at least 1 post every month. As expected, I did fail to be consistent with this at times by being late or skipping few months. But overall I feel this was … Continue reading Going Forward!
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Benefits of Learning a New Language
According to a census taken in 2018, India with a population of 121 crore (1.21 billion) has 121 different languages spoken, where each language is spoken by at least 10,000 people as their mother tongue. That being said, 96.7% per cent population in the country have one of the 22 scheduled languages as their mother … Continue reading Benefits of Learning a New Language
The Indian work culture needs to change
I’ve been in the corporate world for about 3 years now, and I have worked in 2 companies for now. Actually I cannot really say 2, since my first company was acquired by my current company and that’s how I got here. So I didn’t really change companies to gather experience from 2 different companies. … Continue reading The Indian work culture needs to change
Reading Books is Underrated
In this day and age, everybody wants to be instantly gratified in the things they do. I’m not just talking about ordering fast food from Swiggy and watching Netflix and Prime on TV all day, but really in every aspect of life. At the moment of writing this post, there are petabytes of data available … Continue reading Reading Books is Underrated
Top 4 Non-Fiction Books Everyone Should Read (Apart from the Bible)
https://open.spotify.com/episode/5TIl3qHYBYd2ypLCBuDQ45 Transcript (Initial draft was made using Amazon Transcribe): Hello guys, Joel Kingsley here from Chennai, Tamil Nadu, back with yet another podcast. So it's been a while since I posted my last podcast. And the reason for that is because I was not able to get into the right to manage three things at … Continue reading Top 4 Non-Fiction Books Everyone Should Read (Apart from the Bible)
What is it like to work in a medium-sized premium Services-based Company?
Ever since you complete your schooling and get into a college to start your Computer Science education, you are faced with this evergreen debate for the type of company that you should work for after 4 years. A Product-based company or a Services-based company? Out of the 2, there is a social stigma attached with … Continue reading What is it like to work in a medium-sized premium Services-based Company?
Coronavirus: Things you can do when you are self-quarantined at home
A lot of things have taken place since the last time I published a post. Schools, colleges, malls, offices, and almost every shop in every street is now closed. Trains, flights all over the world are canceled. COVID-19, the disease caused by the most recently discovered coronavirus, has caused a pandemic, majorly affecting countries such … Continue reading Coronavirus: Things you can do when you are self-quarantined at home
Non-Profit Organizations asking Strangers for Money (Cool?)
I just finished listening to a 10-hour long audio book titled Influence: The Psychology of Persuasion by Robert B. Cialdini. It is a book that was at the top of the chart in Audible when I was browsing through the list. After listening to it, I can see why. If you ask any ambitious person … Continue reading Non-Profit Organizations asking Strangers for Money (Cool?)
How to Get Eternal Life (The Bible Way)
An informative video on How to Get Eternal Life (The Bible Way), by Joel Kingsley from Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India.
Having Self-Direction (Schwartz Theory of Basic Values)
This post is going to be personal as I'll be recording some of my real-world experiences. Not all might find this edifying. The reason I'm writing this post is that I find that writing out stuff helps me better organize thoughts in my mind. I read a book that talked about the different basic values … Continue reading Having Self-Direction (Schwartz Theory of Basic Values)