Work done, probably sleeping at 1.30 AM after studying

These few days, I have been feeling slightly giddy from work and studying. I know that it’s a necessary process but I am wondering if my productivity will be affected. They say that burn out can happen when you are working insane hours, that’s what I am doing but I feel more alive than ever. […]

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Some rest, and full force motivation again

This weekend, it was a really sloppy day for me. I made up for my sleep debt, clocking in at least 10 hours of sleep. However, the heartening fact is that I did manage to get some things done, and was able to spend a fruitful weekend with my daughter and family. As I continue […]

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Lesson of cold calling

As a salesman and BD person, doing cold calls is one of my main job function currently. I have been making at least 100 phone calls daily (on days when I am not out meeting prospects), and about half of which do not connect. Of those that do connect, about 20% takes less than 2 […]

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Daily journal activities

I have decided to restart the daily journal activities and document my journey of learning and consistent effort. This will be kept deliberately short, as it is used for my internal reference, and give me something to reflect at. Today I learnt a few things: Even the most well-intentioned message can get misinterpreted on the […]

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Completion of 3rd Course on Coursera

Yesterday, I completed my 3rd course on Coursera. Finance courses are generally less intensive than technical courses like programming which explains why I am able to complete it in less than a week. I was able to gain new insights into many different forms of quantitative modeling methods and am very pleased with the course. […]

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Completion of 2nd Course on Coursera

I have officially completed the second course for the Full Stack Web Development Specialization on Coursera. It was an intensive 2 month process and I learnt about various tools, such as Bootstrap, to jQuery and even type a few command lines to install node.js and bower. It was definitely a fun experience for me, which […]

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JavaScript Matching Smiling Faces Game – Coursera

Recently, I finally completed the last leg of the HTML, CSS & JavaScript course. I have programmed a JavaScript find the extra smiling face game. You can play the game here at this link:¬†http://dlicsar.com/matching_game_part4.html. This is actually the first time in my life that I am completing an online course. I hope that this momentum […]

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