Managing people is a skill.

The other day, I was talking to someone at a tech company.

He has a technical background as a software developer.

He was lamenting about the fact that his manager, who has less technical knowledge than him, makes more money than him.

It’s important for…



Enjoy your wins.

It’s okay to be happy, to be celebratory.

It’s okay to reflect and be proud of all the effort you put in, to get to where you’ve gotten.

I think our culture has become very much focused on asking “what’s next?” after every day — win or…



Today, a lot of people want to reverse engineer the process from the place they are now to where they want to be.

Certainly, reverse engineering can help with planning and setting goals/benchmarks.

However, realize some things in life come from pure serendipity and without calculation.

Take the Grateful Living Podcast.

Most of my guests in the first year were people in my personal network.

When I was in high school and college, I kept good relations with people just because that’s who I was as a person. That wasn’t calculated. I wasn’t like years from now I’ll start a podcast, and I’ll capitalize on having good relationships with people.

It simply how I lived my life and I happened to benefit from many years later when I ended up starting a podcast.

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Arnav Roy

Mental health advocate, host of Grateful Living Podcast. Life Coach. YouTube Channel: Grateful Living. Instagram @aroy81547.