About Improveacrati …

Welcome to Improveacrati ! This is a collaborative experiment in continuous improvement. The days whiz by, the nights glide past –  and life blazes on!

It is an effort to keep an eye on the ball. Sometimes it’s best to keep up with the pace, while at times, it’s best to keep your own pace. We include thoughts from known and unknown leaders, thinkers, activists, trailblazers and also learnings from our own experiences.

As Lord Krishana observed, “What has happened, is Good. What is happening, is Good. What will happen, is Good”. But for Heavens sake, ‘Do Something. Be Something’.

Whether you find a brick or a nugget, we welcome your comments. Should we begin with a bow to the ancient Greeks?  Here they are –

Know thyself. 
Avoid excess.
Consider the end. 
Most men are bad.
Know thy opportunity.
Nothing is impossible to industry.
Suretyship is the precursor of ruin.

Socrates,”I am the wisest man alive because I know one thing and that is that I know nothing”. And “Employ your time in improving yourself by other men’s writings because then you will gain easily what others have labored hard for”.

Disraeli reinforces the same,”The wisdom of the wise and the experiences of the past are perpetuated by extracts from the great works of bygone ages”.

And “You cannot shut your eyes to the fact that you are in competition with all mankind and others stand ready to push you to one side once you  no longer can hold your own”.

And was it nnt Goethe who said that letters are among the best things a man can leave behind!

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