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How To Read Music At Lightning Speed: Bass Clef – Part 3

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This is the third guide in our series on reading music at lighting speed (Part 1, Part 2). In this guide, we will be learning the final half: Bass clef. By now, I’m sure you’ve been practicing and can read something like this easily: If you’re not sure: Let’s Recap the Treble Clef From previous lessons, we learnt the treble clef has 5 lines and 4 spaces. And these are...

Demystifying Data Science: A Crash Course in Modern Business Analysis

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Almost everyone believes they know what data science is until you ask them what it is: Really, Why Data Science? Until recently data science, and business analysis, were sometimes used interchangeably. In fact, it is difficult for you to distinguish between the roles of a business analyst and a data scientist in a small organization . In today’s [business] world of bigger data and cheaper...

How to Start a Career: An Adulting Guide

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If I had the chance to sit down and give myself some advice when I started my career, this is what I’d say: Be Awesome At One Skill Don’t try to go for everything, pace yourself and get really good at one, and pick up others as you go along. The important skills in the world right now include (but not limited to): a. Sales and Marketing b. Programming c. Product Design d. Growth...

Becoming a Person of Impact

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Did you know that a lion’s roar can be heard five miles away? Like a lion, when you’re a person of impact, your effect is felt far and beyond. Here are my thoughts on becoming a person of impact: Get One thing Done, everyday: No matter what it is: Start your day, or end the day with getting something done. Finish it. You want to get momentum. Keep going, Life’s not fair: Get...

The Busy Person’s Guide to Music Practice

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No matter how good you currently are, if you’re not practicing, you’re getting worse. Here’s some of my thoughts on approaching music practice, especially when you don’t have the time for it. The Mindset 1. There will never be time to practice. It’s very helpful to start from the premise that you won’t have the time. There will always be something else to...

Why Everything You Know About Mobile App Is A Lie- A Journey to Profitablity

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Truth is, building a mobile app is simple, getting it profitable is hard. Too many guides and gurus online focus on the technical part of the process and often ignore the more difficult piece. Over the next few months, I will be focusing on that difficult bit. Here’s a documentation of my journey towards building a profitable mobile app. The app will be an “instacart” for ethnic...

Thoughts on The Danish Way of Parent: Happy Kids and Antedotes (Book Review)

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If you want an alternate opinion on raising kid, this is the book for you. This book is an easy easy read with interesting personal approach. I noticed lots of “this is a point, and here’s is how I applied it”. And, that brings it’s own issues of, “yea, it worked for them”, but but not me”. Well, don’t be so quick to judge [yet]. The writers...

Between the World and Me: The Problem with A Perception (Book Review)

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Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates profiles what might not seem obvious, the “unknown” continious systematic segregation of the black skin. What makes this book slightly different from many others is him writing to his son (a young black teen) to help him understand, everything is not as peechy as it seem, the message is clear – you’re a young black man, you’re in a society that your...

A Guide to Distraction Free Writing with Evernote, Markdown & Sublime Text

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When you’re ready to get serious with writing you will do two things: You will sit by your computer Close Microsoft Word (or other variants) and focus on `writing, writing words — just you and those words. This guide will walk you through setting up a lethal combination for distraction free writing: Evernote and Sublime Text. I’m sure you know Evernote, that magical tool that...

50 Ways I’m Trying to Get My Act Together

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Live below my means, try hard to avoid all debt. If it’s really important if I can’t afford it now, I can save up for it, again, it can always wait. Just as important is saving — especially for emergencies. It will happen, I have to realize, it. Exercise. Everyday is ideal — we are meant to be active animals, sweat a bit everyday. I’m crazily addicted to this app. Be capable of...

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