Down Memory Lane 2013
A collection of Cut and Paste

1
If I have seen further it is by standing on the
shoulders of Giants – Sir Isaac Newton
In defense of Cut and Paste 

2
Trust you had an awesome 2013 
3
Discovering Leadership
A Continuous Work in Progress

4
Raise the Bar Time and Again

‣

Effective leaders are individuals who help us overcome the limitations of our
own selfish...
You are Always on Stage

‣

“You are a picture of the desired destination at which others should wish to
arrive.” – Crawfo...
The only Benchmark to beat is yours

‣

Be yourself - ―A man who wants to lead the orchestra must turn his back on
the cro...
Let go

‣

“By letting it go it all gets done. The world is won by those who let it go” –
Lao Tzu

‣

http://www.forbes.co...
It’s not what you say, but what you do

‣

To accomplish great things we must dream as well as act." - Anatole France

‣

...
Discovering Self
A largely misunderstood struggle

10
Memories Make Your Life Meaningful

‣

Take on challenges. Endure Struggle. Feel intense lows and highs.

‣

http://www.li...
The Work-Life Strategies that Really
Matter

‣

Meaning comes from the ability to look back with pride, and to look forwar...
The Secret to Personal Change

‣

Stop fighting against yourself

‣

http://www.linkedin.com/today/post/article/2013092800...
At The End Of The Day: Personal
Performance

‣

Power comes on what we own and control

‣

https://www.linkedin.com/influe...
The Economics of Happiness

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People who help others are happiest in their jobs

‣

http://www.linkedin.com/influencers/2...
Find of the year
www.brainpickings.org by Maria Popova

16
Happy Birthday, Brain Pickings: 7 Things I Learned in 7 Years of
Reading, Writing, and Living

‣

Reflections on how to ke...
How to Worry Less About Money

‣

What Goethe can teach us about cultivating a healthy relationship with our
finances.

‣
...
Advice to Little Girls: Young Mark Twain’s LittleKnown, Lovely 1865 Children’s Book

‣

―Good little girls always show mar...
The Science and Philosophy of Friendship: Lessons from
Aristotle on the Art of Connecting

‣

We all need a mirror

‣

htt...
Fail Safe: Debbie Millman’s Advice on Courage and the
Creative Life

‣

“Imagine immensities, don’t compromise, and don’t ...
Interesting Videos

22
Simon Sinek: How great leaders inspire action

‣

“The Why, What and How.”

‣

http://www.ted.com/talks/simon_sinek_how_gr...
India is not chaotic by Dr. Devdutt Pattanaik

‣

What is obvious, is not obvious

‣

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9sGZi...
This Is Water - David Foster Wallace

‣

Disturbing

‣

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8CrOL-ydFMI

25
The Filter Bubble - What the Internet is Hiding from you

‣

Your life now is an 'Open Book' :).

‣

http://www.thefilterb...
This Guinness Ad Has A Touching Surprise Ending

‣

The choices we make, reveal the true nature of our character

‣

http:...
Story Telling
A year that re-emphasized the power of this
great Art

28
Like Yoda You Must Be

‣

Audience: Make them the hero of your story

‣

http://www.linkedin.com/influencers/2013091718312...
Pixar's 22 Rules of Storytelling Presented with Film Stills
from Pixar Films

‣

You have to know yourself: the difference...
The Art and Science of Storytelling

‣

People remember in terms of stories, while our transactive memory lives in
google
...
CliffsNotes to Storytelling in 2014

‣

Every Single Marketer Out there is a Story Teller

‣

http://www.linkedin.com/toda...
Infecting An Audience: Why Great Stories Spread

‣

Stories give us a short vacation from the troubles of our real lives

...
Some Trivias
Have fun

34
Web History – A timeline

‣

Who coined Hypertext?

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http://webdirections.org/history/#3

35
The History of the English Language, Animated

‣

Half Art and Half Instinct

‣

http://www.brainpickings.org/index.php/20...
BEAUTY OF MATHEMATICS

‣

"Mathematics, rightly viewed, possesses not only truth, but supreme beauty
— a beauty cold and a...
Stephen Hawking's big ideas ... made simple

‣

Brief History of Time in 2.5 minutes!

‣

http://www.theguardian.com/news/...
404 Pages That Are Worth the Error

‣

Seriously Funny!!

‣

http://mentalfloss.com/article/54288/16-404-pages-are-worth-e...
Wish you and everything around you a
glorious 2014 
40
Honestly, I did not expect I could hold you till here.
Thanks for taking the time. I can be reached at

zunder.lekshmanan@...
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  1. 1. Down Memory Lane 2013 A collection of Cut and Paste 1
  2. 2. If I have seen further it is by standing on the shoulders of Giants – Sir Isaac Newton In defense of Cut and Paste  2
  3. 3. Trust you had an awesome 2013  3
  4. 4. Discovering Leadership A Continuous Work in Progress 4
  5. 5. Raise the Bar Time and Again ‣ Effective leaders are individuals who help us overcome the limitations of our own selfishness and weaknesses and fears and get us to do harder, better, more important things than we can get ourselves to do on our own. – David Foster ‣ http://www.linkedin.com/today/post/article/20130703221208143695135-lincoln-mandela-and-obama-lessons-for-leaders-over-threecenturies 5
  6. 6. You are Always on Stage ‣ “You are a picture of the desired destination at which others should wish to arrive.” – Crawford Loritts ‣ http://www.forbes.com/sites/joshlinkner/2013/11/26/youre-always-onstage/ 6
  7. 7. The only Benchmark to beat is yours ‣ Be yourself - ―A man who wants to lead the orchestra must turn his back on the crowd.‖ - Max Lucado ‣ http://lifehacker.com/classic-leadership-skills-you-should-apply-to-your-soci1425624672 7
  8. 8. Let go ‣ “By letting it go it all gets done. The world is won by those who let it go” – Lao Tzu ‣ http://www.forbes.com/sites/meghanbiro/2013/12/15/leadership-isabout-emotion/ 8
  9. 9. It’s not what you say, but what you do ‣ To accomplish great things we must dream as well as act." - Anatole France ‣ http://www.forbes.com/sites/quora/2013/10/15/what-is-the-mostimportant-thing-you-have-learned-about-leadership/ 9
  10. 10. Discovering Self A largely misunderstood struggle 10
  11. 11. Memories Make Your Life Meaningful ‣ Take on challenges. Endure Struggle. Feel intense lows and highs. ‣ http://www.linkedin.com/today/post/article/20130804220552-659753memories-make-your-life-meaningful-here-s-how-to-have-more-of-them 11
  12. 12. The Work-Life Strategies that Really Matter ‣ Meaning comes from the ability to look back with pride, and to look forward with peace ‣ http://www.linkedin.com/today/post/article/2013100510511611846967-the-work-life-strategies-that-really-matter 12
  13. 13. The Secret to Personal Change ‣ Stop fighting against yourself ‣ http://www.linkedin.com/today/post/article/2013092800103775054000-the-secret-to-personal-change 13
  14. 14. At The End Of The Day: Personal Performance ‣ Power comes on what we own and control ‣ https://www.linkedin.com/influencers/20130913202628-26312694-atthe-end-of-the-day-personal-performance 14
  15. 15. The Economics of Happiness ‣ People who help others are happiest in their jobs ‣ http://www.linkedin.com/influencers/20130912200523-4802093-theeconomics-of-happiness 15
  16. 16. Find of the year www.brainpickings.org by Maria Popova 16
  17. 17. Happy Birthday, Brain Pickings: 7 Things I Learned in 7 Years of Reading, Writing, and Living ‣ Reflections on how to keep the center solid as you continue to evolve ‣ http://www.brainpickings.org/index.php/2013/10/23/7-lessons-from-7years/ 17
  18. 18. How to Worry Less About Money ‣ What Goethe can teach us about cultivating a healthy relationship with our finances. ‣ http://www.brainpickings.org/index.php/2013/05/13/how-to-worry-lessabout-money/ 18
  19. 19. Advice to Little Girls: Young Mark Twain’s LittleKnown, Lovely 1865 Children’s Book ‣ ―Good little girls always show marked deference for the aged. You ought never to ‗sass‘ old people unless they ‗sass‘ you first.‖ ‣ http://www.brainpickings.org/index.php/2013/04/03/advice-to-little-girlsmark-twain/ 19
  20. 20. The Science and Philosophy of Friendship: Lessons from Aristotle on the Art of Connecting ‣ We all need a mirror ‣ http://www.brainpickings.org/index.php/2013/09/19/aristotle-friendship/ 20
  21. 21. Fail Safe: Debbie Millman’s Advice on Courage and the Creative Life ‣ “Imagine immensities, don’t compromise, and don’t waste time.” ‣ http://www.brainpickings.org/index.php/2013/05/15/debbie-millmanlook-both-ways-fail-safe/ 21
  22. 22. Interesting Videos 22
  23. 23. Simon Sinek: How great leaders inspire action ‣ “The Why, What and How.” ‣ http://www.ted.com/talks/simon_sinek_how_great_leaders_inspire_action. html 23
  24. 24. India is not chaotic by Dr. Devdutt Pattanaik ‣ What is obvious, is not obvious ‣ http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9sGZi_npPog&sns=fb 24
  25. 25. This Is Water - David Foster Wallace ‣ Disturbing ‣ http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8CrOL-ydFMI 25
  26. 26. The Filter Bubble - What the Internet is Hiding from you ‣ Your life now is an 'Open Book' :). ‣ http://www.thefilterbubble.com/ted-talk 26
  27. 27. This Guinness Ad Has A Touching Surprise Ending ‣ The choices we make, reveal the true nature of our character ‣ http://m.fastcocreate.com/3016873/this-guinness-ad-has-a-touchingsurprise-ending 27
  28. 28. Story Telling A year that re-emphasized the power of this great Art 28
  29. 29. Like Yoda You Must Be ‣ Audience: Make them the hero of your story ‣ http://www.linkedin.com/influencers/20130917183126-172811-like-yodayou-must-be 29
  30. 30. Pixar's 22 Rules of Storytelling Presented with Film Stills from Pixar Films ‣ You have to know yourself: the difference between doing your best and fussing. Story is testing. Not refining. ‣ http://www.indiewire.com/article/pixars-22-rules-of-storytelling-presentedwith-film-stills-from-pixar-films 30
  31. 31. The Art and Science of Storytelling ‣ People remember in terms of stories, while our transactive memory lives in google ‣ http://www.linkedin.com/today/post/article/20131121165834-24136the-art-and-science-of-storytelling 31
  32. 32. CliffsNotes to Storytelling in 2014 ‣ Every Single Marketer Out there is a Story Teller ‣ http://www.linkedin.com/today/post/article/2013112617411210486099-cliffsnotes-to-storytelling-in-2014 32
  33. 33. Infecting An Audience: Why Great Stories Spread ‣ Stories give us a short vacation from the troubles of our real lives ‣ http://www.fastcocreate.com/3020046/infecting-an-audience-why-greatstories-spread 33
  34. 34. Some Trivias Have fun 34
  35. 35. Web History – A timeline ‣ Who coined Hypertext? ‣ http://webdirections.org/history/#3 35
  36. 36. The History of the English Language, Animated ‣ Half Art and Half Instinct ‣ http://www.brainpickings.org/index.php/2013/11/13/open-universityhistory-of-the-english-language-animated/ 36
  37. 37. BEAUTY OF MATHEMATICS ‣ "Mathematics, rightly viewed, possesses not only truth, but supreme beauty — a beauty cold and austere, without the gorgeous trappings of painting or music." —Bertrand Russell ‣ http://vimeo.com/77330591 37
  38. 38. Stephen Hawking's big ideas ... made simple ‣ Brief History of Time in 2.5 minutes! ‣ http://www.theguardian.com/news/video/2013/sep/19/stephen-hawkinghistory-time-simple-video 38
  39. 39. 404 Pages That Are Worth the Error ‣ Seriously Funny!! ‣ http://mentalfloss.com/article/54288/16-404-pages-are-worth-error 39
  40. 40. Wish you and everything around you a glorious 2014  40
  41. 41. Honestly, I did not expect I could hold you till here. Thanks for taking the time. I can be reached at zunder.lekshmanan@gmail.com 41

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