Author Archives: Salil Jha

Being a Salaried Employee vs. an Entrepreneur

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Oftentimes we talk about being our own boss and dream of being a self-employed entrepreneur or a lifestyle business owner. We talk about making lots of money, about quitting our boring day jobs, and early retirement? We aspire about starting a lifestyle business and later perhaps someday even turning it into a billion-dollar empire!  Not all career ladders go up, […]

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Outsourcing and Immigration: Human Labor as a Commodity

immigration and outsourcing human labor as a commodity

Anyone who is currently active in the workforce (any type of work) must have individually faced the growing impact of two related yet distinct global phenomena: Outsourcing and Immigration. In short: Outsourcing is: Capital —-> Cheap Labor Immigration is: Capital <—- Cheap Labor Outsourcing When capital (money) moves to a country with a surplus and cheap labor, it’s Outsourcing. It’s not […]

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Life After 18 | 51 Hard Truths of Real World

Life after 18. 51 lessons and hard truth of adult life and adulthood

In the ancient times, wars, food, a constant struggle for life used to turn children into adults through a series of life-events (most of which were not always pleasant). But in our modern world, it’s not exactly clear when one truly enters the adulthood. Is it when we get to legally drive a car or drink alcohol or are no […]

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Distillation of Zero to One by Peter Thiel (On How to Build the Future)

notes on zero to one by Peter Thiel

Many of you may have already read “Zero to One: Notes on Startups, or How to Build the Future” by Peter Thiel. Some of you may not have got the chance to read it yet. I recommend adding it to your reading list.   (It’s a great read and also a prism to look inside Thiel’s mind, one of the […]

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The Battle For Your Future, Freedom, and Life

Battle For Your Future, Freedom, and Life. Freedom, debt, chain, bondage.

Someone I know (through someone) got fired today. Over a *BS* reason for misspelling a name. We all know that’s just a veneer for the true underlying reason: workplace politics. “Workplace politics” is just a fancy phrase for “battle of egos.” No one wins in the battle of egos. This person was technically strong, friendly, a long-term full-time employee. Loyal […]

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Ideal Education System: The Future of Education

Ideal Education System. The Future of Education. Road sign to education and future.

Everyone feels that the current education system is broken and outdated. Throughout the history, we have had several forms of educations. Before we talk about the future of education or an ideal education system, let’s first look at our history.   In the ancient Greece city-states, for example, the purpose of education was to produce good and loyal citizens. In ancient Egypt, education was […]

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Each Social Media Explained In One Sentence

Social media explained. Social media platforms

Today, we live in the age of social media. We are connected with one another over several digital mediums. Some social platforms make it easy to follow influencers while some are good at keeping in touch with family and old high school friends. How would you define each social media platform? I have given this a lot of thought and based on my […]

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There Will Be No Privacy In Future By 2050

There will be no privacy in the future by 2050. No personal privacy, no internet privacy.

Privacy is dead. Privacy has already lost the battle. There will be no privacy in the future. The future of instant media powered by Artificial Intelligence will make it impossible to hide your successes or failures. What do I mean? In this era of intelligent platforms, which knows a lot about us, any noise you make, will be sent far […]

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A Perfect Blog Is Like A Perfect human Body

a perfect blog is like a perfect human body

I have been on the Internet now for more than 18 years now. And, I have been blogging for the past 12 years. Starting from the Google Groups, Yahoo Groups, Blogger blogs, WordPress blogs, to Facebook Notes to the many aggregated blog platforms. Eventually, for me, this long journey reached its first significant milestone with the launch of “The Naked […]

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The Ultimate Thesis On How To Crush It On Social Media

How To Crush It On Social Media. How to win and crush it on social media as a brand. The Ultimate Thesis on Crushing It on the Social.

How to crush it on the social media? Today’s customers and fans expect every brand to be on the socials. And most brands are. We are. But, how do our fans judge us? What are the criteria that determine which pages, personalities, or accounts get followed or which brands are cooler? I have found that there are three critical criteria. Social […]

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A Day Without My Phone: A Transformative Experience

Transformative Experience. The beauty of simplicity and a simple life

Today, I forgot to take my cell phone in the morning. And what happened is nothing short of a transformative experience. I woke up, got fresh, boiled water, made coffee with organic coconut oil, ate a banana and left for the work. Usually, my fiance and I drive to work together as we have only one car. I dropped her to […]

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Life As A Research Project | Transpersonal Experiences In Ordinary Settings

Transpersonal experiences. Transpersonal living in daily life. Extraordinary experiences

What is the experience of being human – the one we wish to inquiry into, investigate, experiment with, or examine? We like to believe that we are living an ordinary life in an ordinary world, but are we really living an ordinary life? Examining our life under a “transpersonal lens” may be thought of as living a self-examined life. And, a life […]

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10 Years Business Plan and 1 Million Dollars A Year Income

10 Years Business Plan

Today, I am going to reveal my 10 years plan. As many of you (those who are regular on the Naked Soul blog) know we started this community to connect like minded individuals around the concept of “naked soul” in summer of 2014. This blog was launched in Oct 2014. I published the Naked Soul, book I (a collection of […]

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May the Circle Complete: How To Deal with Negative Experiences

Negative Experiences. naked soul poem thank you for your kindness whatever i am doing or i do

I am feeling sad today. Actually terrible. I just learned that someone I trusted and admired actually turned out to be not so nice after all. A cunning businesswoman who pretends to be something different. I feel hurt by her actions but I am also thankful to her. She is in a place of higher power and could have done […]

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12 Tips On How To Develop Self Confidence & Self Esteem

How to develop Self Confidence. emotional intelligence is like coconut and a poet trying to understand it

This is a common question and a good one. I am assuming the right question is “How do I develop myself in general?” Or, “How do I improve myself to be more successful in all areas of my life.?” Let me offer some perspectives on these questions as I answer them in this blog. To grow in life, you need […]

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Instagram Tips: How To Succeed On Instagram

Instagram Tips: How To Succeed On Instagram. Few worlds on instagram's future and instagram marketing

“Last spring, Forrester analyzed more than 3 million user interactions with more than 2,500 brand posts on seven social networks.   Unfortunately those brands achieved less than a 0.1 percent engagement rate on six out of the seven platforms, including Facebook and Twitter. Instagram posts, however, generated a per-follower engagement rate of 4.21 percent. That means the app delivered brands […]

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Simplify Life: Warren Buffett’s Wisdom In 5/25 List

Warren Buffett’s Wisdom. Chairman of Berkshire Hathaway

How to simplify your priorities and focus on the right things. Well, today I have a solution for you. It’s not my original idea but it is Warren Buffett’s wisdom on goal setting. “If it’s not the most important thing, avoid it…” Warren Buffet uses a list of 25 things to prioritize what’s most important to you in life. First […]

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How To Build A Successful YouTube Brand

How To Build A Successful YouTube Brand

Earlier this year, I deleted most of the irreverent videos from The Naked Soul YouTube as I want to take Naked Soul more towards the literary, self-help, and podcast domain. Build A Successful YouTube Brand This is what happened in the past 12 months and what I learned from it. 1. My Naked Soul subscriber count went up from 1200 […]

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