A strong realization hit me. All the books that I read, the podcasts I listen to and the conferences I attend are of no use if I don’t act on the knowledge to improve my life or others’ lives.
This realization hit me even harder this morning when I was going through the notes I took in a conference I recently attended. I had written down the four books that the opening keynote speaker had recommended. It’s now over two weeks since the event finished and I had not even so much as even googled for these books let alone buying them.
I then looked at the impressive list of podcasts that I listened to in the last six months. Truly impressive, I must immodestly add. But what’s the use of listening to world-class podcasts if I don’t act on great advice? The same goes for the numerous books I’ve read.
Starting today, I’m making the following changes. 1) I will write down a synopsis with key points of every podcast I listen to and every book that I read. 2) I will put an action plan to implement the advice and suggestions I’ve learned from them.
I will share the important points and my experiments in adopting these best practices openly with you so that you can benefit from them too. Onwards and upwards. Here we go.
A nice preview of ‘The Bucketlist Bootcamp’ event by Deccan Chronicle that appeared in today’s edition. The story mentions what motivated to me start this event. It’s taking place this Saturday & Sunday (Jan 11 & 12) at my farm. (the text is too small. Will post the transcript soon)
Super excited about announcing the dates for the 2014 edition of The Bucketlist Bootcamp. Its on January 11 & 12. This retreat takes place at our farm with the only focus on nailing our long term life goals. More info at http://Kiruba.com/bucketlist/bootcamp
A very fascinating story behind the founding of the ‘100’ website https://giveit100.com/about . An interesting model to document your progress in achieving your bucketlist goals. BTW, the next edition of the ‘Bucketlist Bootcamp’ is on January 11 & 12, 2014. http://www.kiruba.com/bucketlist/bootcamp/