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Understand any Human

I was with some friends yesterday and one of them was on the phone when he said to the person on the other end of the line “I am just around the corner”. He was clearly miles away. I wondered, if he is lying to another friend of his, it is highly likely he would lie […]

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Conspicuous Consumption

Man created cars for faster travel, then some men created luxury cars to help consumers portray their prestige. God created water for survival, Man bottled the water for convinience. Some men over-bottled (is that even a word?) water and sold it at premium price to help consumers portray their prestige and status (Bling Water starting $40 […]

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Social Manipulation

A couple of weeks ago I was having a business conversation with a colleague, and I expressed to him that I believe in developing products and value proposition first and then designing the sales process. A few weeks later he made fun of me in front of other co-workers laughingly saying “Aziz is product guy… ha […]

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Dare Bigger

If you interview a handful of people about their financial goal, you will discover that most of them do not have one. The ones that do, will give you a vague number. If you ask them what will they do after they achieve that financial benchmark, you will discover that they did not even believe in themselves […]

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Borrowing Inspiration

There are countless worlds within our world. Another way of putting it is “There are countless subcultures within our world”. What I mean is that there are several enthuriasts in unbelievable areas of life. There is a subculture for Cougars, Pickup Artists, Scrap-bookers, Nerds, Home Farmers, Owners of Black Lexus. From broad to very narrow, […]

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Salespeople get it more than others

I had a brainstorming session with my team today. There were around a dozen people in the conference including people from HR, Product, Sales, Design, and Marketing. As the session progressed the most high leverage ideas came from the sales people. Their ideas beat everyone else’s idea based on quantity and quality. I was unconscious about this […]

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Conflicts in a good world

I am often criticized on my communication style by my peers. I come of as pushy, and I have zero tolerance for people with a loser attitude.(Loser attitude is to not have the willingness to figure things out, loser attitude is not taking responsibility and blaming other). I come to conclusions quickly without having the […]

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