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Technology & Society 

Notion — A Product That Users Love, and VCs Can’t Invest Into

Notion — A Product That Users Love, and VCs Can’t Invest Into

In 2015, Notion was on the brink of failure. They had burned through the cash they had, the tech stack they built was sub-optimal and users weren’t raving about the product. It took two and half years and an insane amount of design iteration and UX permutation until they reached a point to launch it again — Notion 1.0. And now? A million users and counting.

WeWork — Most Overvalued Start-up or Catch of A Lifetime?

WeWork — Most Overvalued Start-up or Catch of A Lifetime?

[This was initially published in The Startup, one of the largest Medium publications.] How GreenDesk became WeWork — The Initial Days Miguel McKelvey thought he was just going to his friend Gil’s house to spend a Saturday night. But as he and Gil got on to the...

Education & Career 

How To Be Productive – But Not Busy

How To Be Productive – But Not Busy

Have you felt the intense pressure to be productive? To always look for the next thing to check off your to-do list? This might just be counter-productive. In this day and age where productivity is overrated, what will really help you is rather Deep Work. Here’s a glimpse into that.

How To Ask Effective Questions

How To Ask Effective Questions

  When we have a question, our first instinct is to go ask it right away to a friend, senior, or mentor. We don't spend time to think by ourselves. But in this age of technology, we can find everything online. I am completely in support for asking questions,...