“The moment you begin to worry, the moment you acknowledge the worry, you solidify it into existence, which is why we chose to ignore and ignore we did. All you have is perception. There is no objective truth. You create the truth you want to inhabit.”
“The ceramic cup was never meant for me. It was meant for the position I held. I deserve a styrofoam cup” — Lesson in humility from the US Undersecretary of Defense
Remember this as you gain fame, fortune, position, and seniority. People will hold doors open for you and get you a ceramic cup of coffee. They will call you sir and ma’am and give you stuff. But without the position you hold or when you no longer possess that position you held, you will lose all that stuff and will always deserve a styrofoam cup.
Enrique Camacho: From US Army Colonel to Uber Driver — Your job title doesn’t define your identity. Your personal values and how you treat others define your identity
"We're only as good as our last race. People don't really care what we've done. They're interested in what we can do for them today and tomorrow." — Enrique Camacho
CEOs say: A person who is nice to you but rude to the waiter, or to others, is not a nice person
"Sitting in the chair of CEO makes me no better of a person than the forklift operator in our plant... Your value system and ethics need to be constant at all times regardless of who you are dealing with... Be especially wary of those who are rude to people perceived to be in subordinate roles." — CEOs
Leadership: Power of circle meetings, and benefits of being last to speak
When Nelson Mandela was asked, "How did you learn to be a great leader?" he said he learned two things from his father during tribal meetings: (1) They would always sit in a circle, and (2) His father, the tribal chief, was always the last to speak.
Narcissistic Leadership: The Cult Leadership That Never Ends Well
If you're someone who didn't realize that you've been practicing narcissistic leadership on others all this while, then now is always a good time to change, especially if it involves the mental and emotional well-being of others.
BLOODYWOOD! Indian Folk Metal band fire up spirit in people to fight depression, defend animals and expose divisive politics thru powerful messages + unique metal sounds
“Whether it's about eliminating divisive politics, ending sexual assault or holding corrupt journalists accountable, it's about protecting that sense of hope.” — Raoul Kerr, BLOODYWOOD
Science vs. Pseudoscience: Identifying bad science in the guise of being “Scientifically Proven”
Expecting everyone to believe that one plus two equals four without a systematic scientific method to prove it will result in a pseudoscientific claim, or in simple terms, bad science.
VEGN ETF: Cruelty-Free Stock Investment; S&P 500 minus the ‘nasties’ — Best ESG investing in the Share Market
For investors who are worried, like me, about climate change or cruelty to animals or even both, we now have an ETF that caters to our requirements and addresses our investment concerns.
Environmental, Social & Governance (ESG) investing may not be perfect, but it’s still on the right path toward a more sustainable investment
It may seem to not make a significant difference right now, but with more responsible investors coming in, even as we speak, it surely will in the future.
Nurture Humane Values in Children early in their life to create a better future of civilized & humane society in the world
“The greatness of a nation and its moral progress can be judged by the way its animals are treated.” — Mahatma Gandhi
In Loving Memory of my Dog Son, BoBo who passed away today 6 years ago… (1999–2016)
Your memories will be forever with me my dearest loving son... till we meet again someday somehow, perhaps in spirit or in some form or the other, I love you and miss you so much, my sweet baby...