Saturday-Pentacle – Week 6 – 2017

The valentine’s week is reaching the finale. Did you wish your loved one? Did you do anything creative in the process of doing so? Please let me know in the comments below.

Not happy with this post coming on a Monday instead of a Saturday, but better late than sorry. Life happens in between the writing of these blog posts, you know. Anyway!

For now, let’s get to this past week’s updates.



Saturday-Pentacle – Week 6 – 2017

Greetings my internet friends,

Here are some popular links, thoughts, and articles for today’s “Saturday-Pentacle” e-mail newsletter. This is a free newsletter and goes out every Saturday only for my subscribed readers.


Post of the week – Sharing an older post for today, as I was travelling and experiencing new things this past weekend. Nonetheless, the fresh post will come this week. Don’t be surprised if there are two!

Story of my first Half Marathon.

I wrote it in 2015. But whenever I’m off the track from my fitness regime, I open this post and read, it fires me up again to get back on course. So today I saw it again, yeah you guessed it right. Beast mode will be on now for next few months, as my little cheat vacation is over.

My most popular Instagram post recently3 monks

I clicked this picture in Sarnath, which is said to be the place where Buddha gave his first teaching after attaining enlightenment. This picture is special to me, whenever I’m troubled with the hustle of the multiple lives we live, I look at it and it calms me down.

Article I’m enjoying (and pondering)What Is Disruptive Innovation?

Interesting Harvard Business Review article refreshing us on the theory given by Harvard professor Clayton M. Christensen on Disruptive Innovation. I was recently introduced to this theory in a management session I attended. I will unfold a whole new perspective if you try to read it comprehensively. Highly recommended for young entrepreneurs or anyone trying to solve a world problem. The original piece can be found here from January 1995.

What I’m reading/watching/listening toCasablanca

This is a classic black & white movie from 1942! I’ve heard the name of this movie a lot of times before, but never cared to watch. Today while I was en-route to Bombay, I read about this movie in an on flight Magazine. This one is a favourite of many people. So I thought to watch it. It’s a classical drama, based on military, emotions and a tinge of world war 2. For storyline, I’m half way through it, so far so good. Can’t believe they could produce such videography (even if it’s B/W) back in 1942! Such great effort. Will provide you detailed review in next post.

A Quote I’m pondering on lately – Got the reference of the below quote from a great trainer from a recent session I attended.

“Every morning in Africa, a gazelle wakes up, it knows it must outrun the fastest lion or it will be killed. Every morning in Africa, a lion wakes up. It knows it must run faster than the slowest gazelle, or it will starve. It doesn’t matter whether you’re the lion or a gazelle-when the sun comes up, you’d better be running.”

― Christopher McDougall, Born to Run: A Hidden Tribe, Superathletes, and the Greatest Race the World Has Never Seen

Until Next Saturday!

Thanks for reading.

– Himanshu

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I’m already running late with my SCMM 2017 vlog, but I’ve been working on another 2 vlogs, which will be published in this month only, so stay tuned. A picture credential from my recent travel. Feeling excited?

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