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Today's Quote

People who knows me closely can understand the reason behind this post :) Do not tell people how to live their lives. Just tell them stories. And they will figure out how those stories apply to them. - Randy Pausch

Setup Dual Monitor with your PC

If you have seen my last post then you can understand reason to post this. Here are few links I used to setup dual monitor at my work place. Why Dual Monitor? Then you need to read my last post and see Randy Pausch Video Lecture on Time Management. http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/using/setup/learnmore/northrup_multimon.mspx http://support.microsoft.com/kb/307873 http://www.maxivista.com/download.htm

Randy Pausch: Time Management

This video is in my queue for long time but unfortunately I could not make it except few days before. I felt myself dumb on delaying it so lately. Randy gave essence of his life in this video. He clearly accepted that why he is more valuable than his other fellows… and yes, not because he is smarter but he managed his time more appropriately. Personally, like lot of other people, I am also victim of bad time management and a procrastinator too! . I have been fighting myself against this for last one year but still unable to defeat. Somehow, this video gave me new visions and dimensions. Especially, I like the usage of PDA for managing schedule etc. Its not like that its new for me but I was missing something… I think we love latest technologies but we don’t use as we should… don’t we all have good cellphones in our hand? How many of using schedule and reminder facility appropriately? The most difficult but important thing is using Time Journal… I am still unable to start logging my

How our inner Ego sometimes misjudges a PERSON

I just received this email from one old friend and its worthy to share with you all. A lady in a faded grey dress and her husband, dressed in a homespun suit walked in timidly without an appointment into the Harvard University President's outer office. The secretary could tell in a moment that such backwoods, country hicks had no business at Harvard and probably didn't even deserve to be in Harvard. "We want to see the President "the man said softly. "He'll be busy all day "the secretary snapped. "We'll wait" the lady replied. For hours the secretary ignored them, hoping that the couple would finally become discouraged and go away. They didn't and the secretary grew frustrated and finally decided to disturb the president. "Maybe if you see them for a few minutes, they'll leave" she said to him. The President, stern faced and with dignity, strutted toward the couple. The lady told him "We had a son who attend