Life Manual

Updated for 21st Century



Keep phone away all the time. Do not check frequently.
Avoid screens after 9pm everyday.
Do not read books that can stimulate e.g new business ideas.
Sleep and wakeup daily at exact same time. Now 10.30pm.

Diet- Keto, Low Carb, No Grain,


Yoga, Stretching

Massage on rollers

Regular walking

Stress Management- Chemical, Physical and Emotional

Idleness, but it needs different chapter.


Avoid all Stimulants

Intermittent Fasting

Sunday evneing to Monday Evening
Thursday evening to Friday evening

Later introduce Soft Dry fast —> Hard dry fast.



In praise of Rituals

Ritual to overcome Willpower Lapses

Reading Habit

In Praise of Idleness

Diffused Thinking

Reduced Stress/Longer Lifespan

Basics of Finance/Investment

Living By own means

Economics Engine

Leadership/Business Management

HBR Manager’s Handbook: The 17 Skills Leaders Need to Stand

Vision/Risk Entrepreneurship


Bottom of the Pyramid

Team/People Management

The Ideal Team Player

Team Geek



Define criteria for Success, Failure and to Kill the project.

Hard Thing about Hard Things vs How to Win friends and influence People

Execution/Project Management

4 Hour Work week: Batching, Outsourcing

One task at a time

TDD like steps: Each step should give some feedback