Are you under the Halo Effect?

(Photo by: Tat Biswas) The Halo effect is a cognitive bias in which our overall impression of a person or thing is affected by our impression about one trait of that person or thing.Halo effect leads to transfer of feelings based on attributes which could be unrelated to each other.Halo effect is … [Read more...]

Learned vs wise – Your choice

The learned man aims for more. But the wise man decreases. And then decreases again - Choose Yourself by James Altucher Isn't it interesting that we are all looking for freedom but there are very few things we do to achieve freedom. We go to school, get a job, acquire property and consume to feel … [Read more...]

Marrying into the top job

Father : I want you to marry a girl of my choice Son : I will choose my own bride! Father : But the girl is Bill Gates' daughter … [Read more...]

The great lie of Art

Art is a lie that makes us realise the truth – Picasso What is Art? Is Art just what you see in the museum or may be a crayon painting from a 5 year old? Is Art slow or fast? Are the marvels of high speed modern technology, Art or Science? And is there a difference between Art and … [Read more...]

Happiness – On Sale 24×7

We equate consumption and buying more with happiness and corporations in America were smart enough to realise this in the early 1900′s. I would highly encourage people to see the BBC documentary- The Century of the Self. Till the early 1900's, a vast majority of people used to buy things when they … [Read more...]