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#18 of The Last 7 Days (06.07 – 12.07)

With another Sunday, here’s the eighteenth edition of my weekly series, The Last 7 Days.

What’s it about?

It’s a weekly series where I talk about what I read, what I listened to, and what I saw in the last seven days.

I’ve been told my choices are pretty good to consume and I should share them with everyone, so you don’t have to just browse through.

If any of the below-mentioned topics interest you, let’s chat – @rth24 on Instagram.


What To Read:

  1. This Beatboxing Buddhist Monk Is Out to Change Perceptions of Spiritual Music (definitely watch the video here)

    Check it out here.
  2. How to tell the difference between feeling routine anxiety and having an anxiety disorder?

    Read here.
  3. A psychologist’s take on ‘only stupid people have a lot of friends‘.

    Read it here.
  4. Depressed People Use These Words More Often

    Check it out here.
  5. How hotels are handling new coronavirus protocols?

    Read here.

What To Listen:

*The links being attached redirect to Spotify, but you can search for these episode titles wherever you listen to your podcasts.

  1. Suchita Salwan talks to Kunal Shah about understanding human motivations, how to take feedback and more, on LBB Open House podcast. Any episode with Kunal Shah cannot be missed, ever.

    Listen to it here.
  2. Wouldn’t it be better to hear your eulogy before you’re dead?’ An interesting take on the ‘No Stupid Questions‘ podcast hosted by Stephen Dubner and Angela Duckworth.

    Check it out here.
  3. 1 simple strategy to dial in your focus on the Daily Mastery Podcast by Robin Sharma

    Listen here.
  4. It’s not what you say, it’s how you say it‘ I’m glad I came across this podcast and such an interesting podcast, ‘Think Fast, Talk Smart: Communication Techniques‘ hosted by Matt Abrahams.

    Listen to it here.
  5. How peanut butter works? Listen to it on the podcast, Stuff You Should Know. Listen here.

    BONUS: Have you checked out my podcast yet? ‘Mindset Marketing Movies – an RTH24 podcast‘ Check it out at –
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What To Watch:

  1. Life Lessons from 100-Year-Olds. This video is a must watch.

    Watch it here.
  2. Detour – a short film by Sumi Mathai, portraying kindness so beautifully, starring Sayani Gupta and Vikrant Massey.

    Watch here.
  3. Ed Mylett on how to pursue your passion with urgency and how to recover from the death of a dream, on On Purpose with Jay Shetty.

    Check it out here.
  4. Inside the NBA’s COVID-19 detecting smart ring: the Oura Ring 2 Teardown

    Watch here.
  5. FC Retake with Imtiaz Ali ft Anupama Chopra and Rahul Desai discussing Rockstar

    Watch it here.

There is a lot of insightful, engaging and entertaining content mixed in all of this.

If any of these topics interest you, then your time will be well-spent.

You can check out the previous editions of The Last 7 Days – here.

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#17 of The Last 7 Days (29.06 – 05.07)

With another Sunday, here’s the seventeenth edition of my weekly series, The Last 7 Days.

What’s it about?

It’s a weekly series where I talk about what I read, what I listened to, and what I saw in the last seven days.

I’ve been told my choices are pretty good to consume and I should share them with everyone, so you don’t have to just browse through.

If any of the below-mentioned topics interest you, let’s chat – @rth24 on Instagram.


What To Read:

  1. Why (some) copycat products are more successful than the original?
    Read here.
  2. Loneliness Rewires How the Human Brain Perceives Relationships

    Read it here.
  3. Are you one of those who have too many browser tabs open? Check out this article here.
  4. Ayushmann Khurrana on how films can bring India together.

    Check it out here.

What To Listen:

*The links being attached redirect to Spotify, but you can search for these episode titles wherever you listen to your podcasts.

  1. Can India really afford to boycott Chinese goods? It’s quite an interesting episode on The Quint’s podcast The Big Story.

    Listen here.
  2. Buzzfeed’s CEO, Jonah Peretti shares how his company is making hard decisions to build long-term stability for the company, on the podcast, Masters of Scale with Reid Hoffman.

    Listen to it here.
  3. Hypnosis legend Paul McKenna, on the ‘Your Wellbeing Podcast‘, discusses the power of hypnosis, his tips on how to find fulfilling relationships in a disconnected world and how to attain true happiness.

    Check it out here.
  4. Sailing legend Tracy Edwards on how to stop being a bystander in your own life, on the TED Talks Daily podcast.

    Listen here.
  5. Jaya Row tells us how we can learn from the Gita to cope with our pain, through patience and inner strength, on this new podcast, ‘Gita for the Young and Restless.’

    Check here.

What To Watch:

  1. Organizational psychologist Adam Grant talks about the surprising habits of original thinkers.

    Check it out here.
  2. Journey of a Joke‘ is a series where Abish Matthew breaks down one comedy bit at a time and in this ep, he breaks down the viral sketch ‘Cheating‘ with Anubhav Singh Bassi.

    Watch it here.
  3. Paul Rudd and Chris Evans join Variety’s Actors on Actors series where the two Marvel alum discuss their time as superheroes on the billion-dollar franchise and transitioning from the big screen for TV.

    Watch here.
  4. Why real saffron is so expensive?
    Check it out here.
  5. Physicist Rhett Allain breaks down superhero physics from movies and tv.

    Watch it here.

There is a lot of insightful, engaging and entertaining content mixed in all of this.

If any of these topics interest you, then your time will be well-spent.

You can check out the previous editions of The Last 7 Days – here.

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#16 of The Last 7 Days (22.06-28.06)

With another Sunday, here’s the sixteenth edition of my weekly series, The Last 7 Days.

What’s it about?

It’s a weekly series where I talk about what I read, what I listened to, and what I saw in the last seven days.

I’ve been told my choices are pretty good to consume and I should share them with everyone, so you don’t have to just browse through.

If any of the below-mentioned topics interest you, let’s chat – @rth24 on Instagram.


What To Read:

  1. 7 bad daily habits that can damage your brain health and cognitive function, and how to break them

    Read here.
  2. Why we can’t stop waving at the end of video calls?

    Read it here.
  3. How software will reshape our world in the next decade?

    Check out here.
  4. How 5G’s rapid growth sparked a conspiracy theory?

    Read here.
  5. Where are all the robots?

    Read it here.

What To Listen:

*The links being attached redirect to Spotify, but you can search for these episode titles wherever you listen to your podcasts.

  1. The story of Ferrari vs Lamborghini, by Business Wars, a podcast by Wondery, a four-episode series.

    Listen here.
  2. OYO Founder Ritesh Agarwal on COVID-19, Future of Startups and Inspirations, on The Ranveer Show.

    Check out here.
  3. Craig Federighi talks WWDC and Apple’s big design ideas with MKBHD on his podcast, Waveform.

    Listen to it here.
  4. 3 reasons you feel inferior to others and how to see yourself as someone who matters by Jay Shetty on his podcast.

    Check it here.
  5. On Guy Kawasaki’s Remarkable People, he interviews Gary Vaynerchuk about his journey, his insights on social media, entrepreneurship, communication and more.

    Listen here.

What To Watch:

  1. Ryan Holiday on how to remain calm when others panic and practice stillness under high stressful situations, on Jay Shetty’s podcast On Purpose with Jay Shetty.

    Watch here.
  2. Not a Masterclass ft Shakun Batra, where Neville Shah discusses the craft of filmmaking and takes a deep-dive into Kapoor and Sons.

    Watch it here.
  3. Terribly Tiny Tales’ short film, Banana Bread, starring Rasika Dugal and Mukul Chadda.

    Check it out here.
  4. What makes a good life? Lessons from the longest study on happiness by the psychiatrist, Robert Waldinger.

    Watch here.

There is a lot of insightful, engaging and entertaining content mixed in all of this.

If any of these topics interest you, then your time will be well-spent.

You can check out the previous editions of The Last 7 Days – here.

#15 of The Last 7 Days (15.06 – 21.06)

#15 of The Last 7 Days (15.06 – 21.06)

With another Sunday, here’s the fifteenth edition of my weekly series, The Last 7 Days.

What’s it about?

It’s a weekly series where I talk about what I read, what I listened to, and what I saw in the last seven days.

I’ve been told my choices are pretty good to consume and I should share them with everyone, so you don’t have to just browse through.

If any of the below-mentioned topics interest you, let’s chat – @rth24 on Instagram.


What To Read:

  1. Why do celebrity deaths affect us so much?
    Read it here.
  2. The balance of fasting
    Read here.
  3. Is it okay to switch off when news gets overwhelming?
    Check it out here.
  4. Online and independent: The future of journalism is already here
    Read here.
  5. Wild hummingbirds see a broad range of colors humans can only imagine

    Check here.

What To Listen:

*The links being attached redirect to Spotify, but you can search for these episode titles wherever you listen to your podcasts.

  1. Ben Horowitz on ‘What you do is who you are‘ and how to create your company culture and more on The Jordan Harbinger Show.

    Listen here.
  2. Nick (@beyounick) discusses creating relatable content, about his process and how it has evolved over time and more on Advertising is Dead, with Varun Duggirala.

    Check it out here.
  3. Prajakta Koli (@mostlysane) discusses cracking the YouTube fame, the journey and more on Off Script with Salil.

    Listen to it here.
  4. The Real Reason you Procrastinate on WorkLife with Adam Grant

    Listen here.
  5. Rajeev Masand discusses the Making of Dil Chahta Hai with Farhan Akhtar on ‘Picture ke Peechhe‘ – An Audible Suno original.

    Check it out here.

What To Watch:

  1. Jay Shetty on building healthy relationships and finding your calling, on Pretty Big Deal with Ashley Graham.

    Watch here.
  2. Gulabo Sitabo’s Begum, Farrukh Jaffer’s interview with Anupama Chopra at Film Companion. Her character was just amazing in the film as she is in this interview too.

    Watch it here.
  3. Dr. Joe Dispenza on the most powerful way to start healing your past and building your future, on Jay Shetty’s podcast, On Purpose with Jay Shetty.

    Check it out here.
  4. Why oil prices can turn negative?

    Watch here.
  5. Has our quest for convenience created an irreversible health crisis? Watch this episode of series History 101, ‘Fast Food’ on Netflix here.

There is a lot of insightful, engaging and entertaining content mixed in all of this.

If any of these topics interest you, then your time will be well-spent.

You can check out the previous editions of The Last 7 Days – here.

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#14 of The Last 7 Days (8.06-14.06)

With another Sunday, here’s the fourteenth edition of my weekly series, The Last 7 Days.

What’s it about?

It’s a weekly series where I talk about what I read, what I listened to, and what I saw in the last seven days.

I’ve been told my choices are pretty good to consume and I should share them with everyone, so you don’t have to just browse through.

If any of the below-mentioned topics interest you, let’s chat – @rth24 on Instagram.


What To Read:

  1. A fully-connected future means you’ll never be alone.

    Read here.
  2. Ben Casnocha writes about 16 lessons to learn from LinkedIn founder, Reid Hoffman after spending 10,000 hours. This is the best thing you’ll read.

    Check it here.
  3. Starbucks Sees $3.2 Billion Virus Hit, Plans New Cafe Format
    Read it here.
  4. Neuroscience can explain why you’re having trouble concentrating on work or school during the COVID-19 pandemic

    Read here.
  5. Michelin-star chef Vikas Khanna’s mission to feed millions in India through his Feed India drive – this is such an inspiring read.

    Check it here.

What To Listen:

*The links being attached redirect to Spotify, but you can search for these episode titles wherever you listen to your podcasts.

  1. Neurologist Amy Milton on editing memories and eliminating the triggers that unearth the destructive emotional responses.

    Listen here.
  2. Seth Godin speaks on ‘Everybody is Irrational‘ on his podcast, Akimbo.

    Check it out here.
  3. Have you been listening to the Harry Potter at Home: Readings podcast? The eighth episode was read by Alia Bhatt, which was quite brilliant.

    Check it out here.
  4. Do you remember the Highway on my Plate podcast, I had mentioned in the earlier editions? Well, in this episode, they discuss the tales of their Maharashtra journey, in particular Pune, Mumbai and more so I had to share it.

    Listen to it here.
  5. Dhruv Rathee has a Spotify original podcast, ‘Maha Bharat with Dhruv Rathee‘ and this episode is based on ‘Why is India a Republic?

    Listen here.

What To Watch:

  1. Vishen Lakhiani on how to live from intuition and accessing information outside the human brain, on Jay Shetty’s podcast ‘On Purpose with Jay Shetty‘ – this episode was legit mind-blowing and so much to learn from.

    Watch here.
  2. Liv Boeree, the poker champion gives a TED Talk on 3 decison-making lessons to learn from Poker.

    Watch it here.
  3. How 5G works – the pros and cons.

    Check it out here.
  4. If you are into cars and/or love Ferrari, you’ll like this one – The Rise of Ferrari. Watch here.
  5. Kartik Aaryan interviews Barkha Dutt on his series, Koki Poochega and she talks about the change in journalism, the current on-ground reality and more.

    Watch it here.

    P. S. Bonus: Don’t miss out Gulabo Sitabo on Amazon Prime, I’ve done a small review HERE and I’ll recommend it for sure.

There is a lot of insightful, engaging and entertaining content mixed in all of this.

If any of these topics interest you, then your time will be well-spent.

You can check out the previous editions of The Last 7 Days – here.

#13 of The Last 7 Days (01.06-07.06)

#13 of The Last 7 Days (01.06-07.06)

With another Sunday, here’s the thirteenth edition of my weekly series, The Last 7 Days.

What’s it about?

It’s a weekly series where I talk about what I read, what I listened to, and what I saw in the last seven days.

I’ve been told my choices are pretty good to consume and I should share them with everyone, so you don’t have to just browse through.

If any of the below-mentioned topics interest you, let’s chat – @rth24 on Instagram.


What To Read:

  1. The untold story of Google’s $1.65 billion acquisition of YouTube, from those who lived it, read here.
  2. The fire Zuck started won’t stop at Facebook
    Check it out here.
  3. Where, exactly, is the edge of space? This was such an interesting read.

    Read it here.
  4. National Geographic has done a coverage on ‘Is it safe to travel now?’, covering all points from air travel to road trips and hotel stays and more.

    Read here.

What To Listen:

*The links being attached redirect to Spotify, but you can search for these episode titles wherever you listen to your podcasts.

  1. Simon Sinek on how to play the infinite game, on the Jordan Harbinger Show.

    Listen here.
  2. Varun Duggirala, the host of Advertising is Dead, has started a new podcast ‘Useless Information with Varun Duggirala‘. The podcast is relatable, interesting and the fact that he speaks to people who are shaped by this “useless information” is inspiring. I heard the first episode with Rohan Joshi and this one is recommended.

    Go listen to it here.
  3. Pawan Rochwani, founder of Platform for Artists, speaks about ‘The Creative Burnout Problem & How to get Rid of it?‘ – it’s a relatable one and every creator should give this a listen.

    Check it out here.
  4. Chris Evans talks about his acting journey, turning down Captain America and more on The Hollywood Reporter’s Podcast, Awards Chatter.

    Check it out here.
  5. I came across a new podcast by Wondery, ‘The Daily Smile‘ and the name says it all, a podcast with a daily story filled with some goodness and happiness feels. The first episode was a good listen, ‘Drone Love‘.

    Listen to it here.

What To Watch:

  1. Jerry Seinfeld’s new standup, ‘Jerry Seinfeld: 23 Hours to Kill‘ is freaking hilarious, one hour of non-stop laughter.

    Give it a watch here. (P.S. Streaming on Netflix)
  2. Should we boycott Chinese products? Entrepreneur/ content creator Farheen Ahmad explains the Chinese strategies; Chinese economic machinations and geo-politics in this video.

    Watch here.
  3. Luke Coutinho on gut health, diseases and prevention.

    Watch it here.
  4. Do Reviews Matter? (ft Rajeev Masand, Sucharita Tyagi and Ankur Pathak) If you’re into movies, and read/ write reviews, give this a watch.

    Check it out here.
  5. Casey Neistat speaks on ‘What Black Lives Matter protests are really about?’ This video gives you a really good perspective on the whole situation.

    Give it a watch here.

There is a lot of insightful, engaging and entertaining content mixed in all of this.

If any of these topics interest you, then your time will be well-spent.

You can check out the previous editions of The Last 7 Days – here.

#12 of The Last 7 Days (25.05 – 31.05)

#12 of The Last 7 Days (25.05 – 31.05)

With another Sunday, here’s the twelfth edition of my weekly series, The Last 7 Days.

What’s it about?

It’s a weekly series where I talk about what I read, what I listened to, and what I saw in the last seven days.

I’ve been told my choices are pretty good to consume and I should share them with everyone, so you don’t have to just browse through.

If any of the below-mentioned topics interest you, let’s chat – @rth24 on Instagram.


What To Read:

  1. 7 red flags to be on the lookout for when restaurants open

    Read here.
  2. The real threat to Facebook and Twitter isn’t a pandemic or a president.

    Read here.
  3. The types of live-streams we’ve seen so far

    Read here.
  4. How to control your emotions during a difficult conversation?

    Read about it here.

What To Listen:

*The links being attached redirect to Spotify, but you can search for these episode titles wherever you listen to your podcasts.

  1. Wheelchair athlete Dean Furness gave a TED Talk on overcoming challenges by not comparing yourself to others.

    Listen to it here.
  2. How Herd Immunity works on ‘Stuff You Should Know‘ podcast.

    Check it out here.
  3. Sundar Pichai on managing Google through the pandemic on The Vergecast.

    Listen to it here.
  4. Kunal Shah talks about his entrepreneurial journey, his philosophical thoughts and lots more on the Cyrus Says Podcast.

    Listen here.
  5. Ray Dalio on resetting for the future, on the podcast This is Working with Daniel Roth

    Listen here.

What To Watch:

  1. This was such a good watch, a good investment of time – Kevin Hart on the Joe Rogan podcast.

    Watch here.
  2. How Richard Branson is trying to save his Virgin empire?

    Watch it here.
  3. A Paatal Lok post-mortem with the cast and creators on Film Companion.

    Check it out here.
  4. Sonu Sood’s interview on Film Companion and talks about the marvelous work he has been doing at this time, what made him start and more.

    Watch here.

There is a lot of insightful, engaging and entertaining content mixed in all of this.

If any of these topics interest you, then your time will be well-spent.

You can check out the previous editions of The Last 7 Days – here.

#11 of The Last 7 Days (18.05-24.05)

#11 of The Last 7 Days (18.05-24.05)

With another Sunday, here’s the eleventh edition of my weekly series, The Last 7 Days.

What’s it about?

It’s a weekly series where I talk about what I read, what I listened to, and what I saw in the last seven days.

I’ve been told my choices are pretty good to consume and I should share them with everyone, so you don’t have to just browse through.

If any of the below-mentioned topics interest you, let’s chat – @rth24 on Instagram.


What To Read:

  1. Amy Morin, a psychotherapist and mental strength coach talks about the biggest mental health problems caused by the quarantine and what can be done to prevent them.

    Read more here.
  2. 70% of Indian startups will run out of money in less than 3 months.
    Read about it here.
  3. How marketers can balance privacy and personalization?

    Read here.
  4. 7 Ways Mental Strength Will Make You Succeed

    Check it out here.

What To Listen:

*The links being attached redirect to Spotify, but you can search for these episode titles wherever you listen to your podcasts.

  1. Roshan Abbas now has a podcast – So What Do We Do Now. That’s news in itself. In this episode, ‘No Reservations’ he talks to Riyaaz Amlani, Bhakti Mehta and Rupesh Indulkar about the current restaurant industry and what does the future hold.

    Listen to it here.
  2. ER doctor Darria Long talks about triaging your “crazy busy” life
    Listen here.
  3. AirBnb CEO Brian Chesky on managing the company during this situation and the future of travel and hospitality on the Recode Decode Podcast.

    Check it out here.
  4. On ‘Off Script with Salil‘, Salil chats with Saransh Goila, founder of Goila Butter Chicken, on his journey in the food world.

    Listen here.
  5. Amit Trivedi talks about his beliefs, his approach towards making music and his creative discipline as an artist on the 9XM Soundcast Podcast.

    Listen to it here.

What To Watch:

  1. The Verge has done a video on ‘Why Spotify bought Joe Rogan’s podcast‘.

    Watch it here.
  2. Amazon Warehouse Workers speak out during coronavirus – what’s going on inside the warehouse, their safety and the steps taken by the company.

    Watch here.
  3. How Teslas upgrade over time?
    Check it out here.
  4. On FC Time Machine, Sucharita Tyagi of Film Companion goes back to the year 1994, rediscovering the film that achieved cult status over the years, Andaz Apna Apna

    Watch here.

There is a lot of insightful, engaging and entertaining content mixed in all of this.

If any of these topics interest you, then your time will be well-spent.

You can check out the previous editions of The Last 7 Days – here.

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#10 of The Last 7 Days (11.05 – 17.05)

With another Sunday, here’s the tenth edition of my weekly series, The Last 7 Days.

What’s it about?

It’s a weekly series where I talk about what I read, what I listened to, and what I saw in the last seven days.

I’ve been told my choices are pretty good to consume and I should share them with everyone, so you don’t have to just browse through.

If any of the below-mentioned topics interest you, let’s chat – @rth24 on Instagram.


What To Read:

  1. How the pandemic will change our relationship to time forever?
    This was an interesting read – check it out here.
  2. What must India do to be a 21st century world power?

    Read more here.
  3. Why Global Theatrical Windows May Emerge Stronger After COVID-19?

    Read here.
  4. Airbnb CEO Brian Chesky predicts a wildly different future of travel and living

    Read about it here.

What To Listen:

*The links being attached redirect to Spotify, but you can search for these episode titles wherever you listen to your podcasts.

  1. Mark Cuban talks on his relationship to wealth and risk on The Twenty Minute VC Podcast.

    Listen here.
  2. Think you’ve been having exceptionally strange dreams lately? Listen to ‘Quarantine Dreams‘ on the Today, Explained Podcast here.
  3. Hamdi Ulukaya, the founder of Chobani, speaks on the anti-CEO Playbook on Ted Talks Daily.

    Listen to it here.
  4. It’s the captain’s episode on the Manchester United Podcast. The current captain, Harry Maguire and ‘Captain Marvel’ Bryan Robson together.

    If you follow Manchester United too, listen to this here.

What To Watch:

  1. Can AirBnb survive? Watch this video here.
  2. There is now an unofficial version of Some Good News India edition, by MissMalini – covering the good news of our country.

    Watch it here.
  3. How airlines park thousands of planes?

    Watch here.
  4. How a shoe company makes 100,000 masks a week to fight the coronavirus?

    Check it out here.

There is a lot of insightful, engaging and entertaining content mixed in all of this.

If any of these topics interest you, then your time will be well-spent.

You can check out the previous editions of The Last 7 Days – here.

#9 of The Last 7 Days (04.05 – 10.05)

#9 of The Last 7 Days (04.05 – 10.05)

With another Sunday, here’s the ninth edition of my weekly series, The Last 7 Days.

What’s it about?

It’s a weekly series where I talk about what I read, what I listened to, and what I saw in the last seven days.

I’ve been told my choices are pretty good to consume and I should share them with everyone, so you don’t have to just browse through.

If any of the below-mentioned topics interest you, let’s chat – @rth24 on Instagram.


What To Read:

  1. If you feel like time has been passing weirdly during quarantine, you’re not alone. There’s a scientific reason why.

    Read here.
  2. Decoded: The End of Aging

    Read about it here.
  3. TikTok Boom! How the Exploding Social Media App Is Going Hollywood!

    Check it out here.
  4. What Gotham City’s Joker can teach us about entrepreneurship

    Read more here.

What To Listen:

*The links being attached redirect to Spotify, but you can search for these episode titles wherever you listen to your podcasts.

  1. There’s a new podcast, Harry Potter at Home Readings, starting with the first book of the series and the first episode is narrated by Daniel Radcliffe – hands down, too good.

    Listen to it here.
  2. Naval Ravikant makes a rare podcast appearance on Save Planet, Get Rich Podcast and when it’s Naval, you know how brilliant the episode already is.

    Give it a listen here.
  3. Why Sweden stayed open during this crisis time, on the Today, Explained Podcast.

    Check it here.
  4. On the Recode Decode Podcast, Sarah Frier talks about the inside story of Instagram and how it has changed since the founders left.

    Listen here.

What To Watch:

  1. Elon Musk talks NeuraLink, COVID, Tesla and more on the Joe Rogan Podcast.
    (You can also listen to this on his podcast)

    Watch it here.
  2. Nico Rosberg talks to Sadhguru on the surprising link between F1 cars and human minds.

    Check it out here.
  3. Why unemployment sites crash but Netflix doesn’t

    Watch it here.
  4. Why you’re always tired between 1 pm – 4 pm

    Watch here.

There is a lot of insightful, engaging and entertaining content mixed in all of this.

If any of these topics interest you, then your time will be well-spent.

You can check out the previous editions of The Last 7 Days – here.

#8 of The Last 7 Days (27.04 – 03.05)

#8 of The Last 7 Days (27.04 – 03.05)

With another Sunday, here’s the eighth edition of my weekly series, The Last 7 Days.

What’s it about?

It’s a weekly series where I talk about what I read, what I listened to, and what I saw in the last seven days.

I’ve been told my choices are pretty good to consume and I should share them with everyone, so you don’t have to just browse through.

If any of the below-mentioned topics interest you, let’s chat – @rth24 on Instagram.


What To Read:

  1. How Coronavirus Changed the Way We Watch, Listen and Play

    Read here.
  2. The Impact of Coronavirus on Social Media Engagement for Brands

    Check it out here.
  3. The coronavirus crisis is creating unique new types of stress and insomnia, but there’s a way to tackle them both.

    Read it here.
  4. Read here on Why Men Grow Beards When Times Get Tough
  5. What to do when you can’t sleep?

    If you face this issue, give it a read here.
  6. Bill Gates on the first modern pandemic

    Check it here.

What To Listen:

*The links being attached redirect to Spotify, but you can search for these episode titles wherever you listen to your podcasts.

  1. How Boredom can lead to your most brilliant ideas?

    Listen to it here.
  2. Seth Godin talks about why TV is so bad.

    Listen here.
  3. Inside the world’s biggest lockdown (India) on the Today, Explained Podcast.

    Check it out here.
  4. Dr. Michael Greger talks about energy drinks and how it affects your health, on his podcast.

    This is a must listen. Here.
  5. Lewis Howes interviews Nico Rosberg and talks about his journey on becoming a F1 World Champion, on his podcast The School of Greatness.

    Listen here.

What To Watch:

  1. Behind the Scenes of Joker with Joaquin Phoenix and Todd Phillips

    Watch it here.
  2. Kartik Aaryan interviews Luke Coutinho on his series, Koki Poochega and discusses physical and mental health.

    Watch here.
  3. I’m a Kumud Mishra fan and won’t miss a good breakdown of his journey in this interview on ScoopWhoop Unscripted.

    Watch it here.

There is a lot of insightful, engaging and entertaining content mixed in all of this.

If any of these topics interest you, then your time will be well-spent.

You can check out the previous editions of The Last 7 Days – here.

#7 of The Last 7 Days (20.04-26.04)

#7 of The Last 7 Days (20.04-26.04)

With another Sunday, here’s the seventh edition of my weekly series, The Last 7 Days.

What’s it about?

It’s a weekly series where I talk about what I read, what I listened to, and what I saw in the last seven days.

I’ve been told my choices are pretty good to consume and I should share them with everyone, so you don’t have to just browse through.

If any of the below-mentioned topics interest you, let’s chat – @rth24 on Instagram.


What To Read:

  1. Our PM has posted this article on ‘Life in the era of COVID-19‘ which talks about the new normal, the new work culture and our adaptability towards it.

    Read about it here.
  2. Covid-19 Could Lead to the End of B-to-B Brands as We Once Knew Them

    Read here.
  3. Instagram Live usage jumped 70% last month. A psychologist says it’s because ‘people are not designed to be isolated.’

    Read about it here.
  4. The Business Case for Apple and Google’s Social Altruism

    Check it out here.
  5. I read this article about the growth of Coronavirus scams and how people will continue to lost more money throughout the rest of the pandemic.

    Read about it here.

What To Listen:

  1. Marcus Rashford and Paul Scholes, together on the Manchester United Podcast. A treat to hear.

    Check it out here.
  2. Karthik Srinivasan and Varun Duggirala talk about communicating and adapting during lockdown and beyond, on the Advertising Is Dead Podcast.

    Listen here.
  3. Mark Cuban talks to Kara Swisher on the Recode Decode Podcast, about what capitalism and entrepreneurship looks like in the post-coronavirus world and what it would take for professional sports to return.

    Listen to it here.
  4. Tim Ferriss talks about Fear Setting on his podcast, The Tim Ferriss Show and how it is his most valuable exercise, which helps him in avoiding catastrophic mistakes.

    Listen here.

What To Watch:

  1. Ashley Graham talks to Casey Neistat (the king of YouTube as she describes him on the show and he is) on his journey, his success and future projects on her podcast, Pretty Big Deal.

    Watch it here.
  2. David Dobrik partners up with EA and does a ton of giveaways and it’s just a happy video to watch!

    Check it out here.
  3. I recently finished this TV show, Succession – it’s just wow, easily in my top 10 of shows. I came across this video, ‘Top 10 Reasons why Succession is the Best Show on TV‘ and found it quite apt.

    If you’ve seen the show, only then watch this video here.
  4. I love Shark Tank, just love it, there’s so much value in that show. I’m talking about its US version. I’ve heard a lot of its Australian version too, and I recently came across this video, titled ‘The Biggest Deal in Shark Tank history‘.

    If you’re into such stuff, you’ll like it. Watch it here.

There is a lot of insightful, engaging and entertaining content mixed in all of this.

If any of these topics interest you, then your time will be well-spent.

You can check out the previous editions of The Last 7 Days – here.

#6 of The Last 7 Days (13.04-19.04)

#6 of The Last 7 Days (13.04-19.04)

With another Sunday, here’s the sixth edition of my weekly series, The Last 7 Days.

What’s it about?

It’s a weekly series where I talk about what I read, what I listened to, and what I saw in the last seven days.

I’ve been told my choices are pretty good to consume and I should share them with everyone, so you don’t have to just browse through.

If any of the below-mentioned topics interest you, let’s chat – @rth24 on Instagram.


What To Read:

  1. The Real Reason Every Fashion Company Is Now Making Face Masks

    Read here.
  2. Wondering when the vaccines for coronavirus will come out? Johnson & Johnson will have 600-800 million coronavirus vaccines by 2021. Read more here.
  3. The Path to Happiness Hasn’t Changed. This is a good read on happiness and if you want to happy, give it a read here.
  4. Why the ‘Normal’ may not return until 2021? Read here.

What To Listen:

*The links being attached redirect to Spotify, but you can search for these episode titles wherever you listen to your podcasts.

  1. Organisational psychologist Adam Grant talks on how Quarantine will transform the way we work on the Recode Decode Podcast.

    Listen here.
  2. Sleep scientist Matt Walker discusses the impact of sleep on mind and body and why sleep matters now more than ever on Ted Talks Daily Podcast.

    Listen to it here.
  3. On the Sports Wars Podcast, there is a seven episode series on the rivalry between Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal and it’s quite interesting. I’m on the third episode now and it’s more of recollection of memories for me, because I have been following tennis almost since the start of Rafa’s career.

    Check it out here.
  4. Salil knows how to interview and ask the right questions and on this episode, he has the spiritual leader Gaur Gopal Das on his podcast, Off Script with Salil and this episode is one to listen.

    Listen here.
  5. On the podcast, 22 Yarns with Gaurav Kapur which is all about cricket, Gaurav talks to Sunil Gavaskar on this episode and discusses the days from his cricket career.

    If you’re into cricket, listen to it here.

What To Watch:

  1. How Satellite Images reveal the Global Impact of the Coronavirus
    Watch it here.
  2. Kartik Aaryan has started a new series on his YouTube channel, Koki Poochega where he is interviewing everyday superheroes. It’s fun, it’s uplifting and it’s inspirational. On the first episode, he talks to Sumiti Singh, one of the first COVID-19 survivors in India.

    Definitely give it a watch here.
  3. Rajkumar Hirani discusses his first film, Munnabhai MBBS on Film Companion.

    Check it here.
  4. Anubhav Sinha talks the craft of making films and his journey on Scoopwhoop Unscripted.

    Watch it here.
  5. Anupam Kher‘s series, Conversations with Myself on Instagram is truly motivational and every video of the series should be watched.

    Check it here.

There is a lot of insightful, engaging and entertaining content mixed in all of this.

If any of these topics interest you, then your time will be well-spent.

You can check out the previous editions of The Last 7 Days – here.

#5 of The Last 7 Days (05.04-12.04)

#5 of The Last 7 Days (05.04-12.04)

With another Sunday, here’s the fifth edition of my weekly series, The Last 7 Days.

What’s it about?

It’s a weekly series where I talk about what I read, what I listened to, and what I saw in the last seven days.

I’ve been told my choices are pretty good to consume and I should share them with everyone, so you don’t have to just browse through.

If any of the below-mentioned topics interest you, let’s chat – @rth24 on Instagram.


What To Read:

  1. Yuval Noah Harari talks about the world after coronavirus and it’s an interesting one.

    Read here.
  2. TOI has an article on ‘Small Maharashtra town shows how cluster containment works

    Check it out here.
  3. A NY restaurateur talks about laying off his entire staff and his hopes of the future on Business Insider.

    He tried to do everything right, but against natural circumstances, what can one do. Give it a read here.
  4. AdWeek writes about 18 Tips on Advertising During the Coronavirus Crisis.

    Read here.

What To Listen:

P.S. I listen to my podcasts on Spotify, thus the links attached redirect to that platform. However, you can search for the titles wherever you listen to your podcasts.

  1. Rocky & Mayur of Highway on my Plate now have a Podcast, titled Highway on my Podcast! For those who don’t know, I’m like a mad fan and I’m not missing the opportunity to listen to this.

    Check out the podcast here.
  2. The Today, Explained Podcast has a episode on ‘The Loneliness Pandemic‘ and they talk about how the coronavirus crisis is affecting elderly during this time.

    Listen here.
  3. On the Tim Ferriss Show, he discusses with Ryan Holiday on ‘How to use Stoicism to choose Alive Time over Dead Time?

    Listen to it here.
  4. Dr. Steven Gundry talks about the Healthy Foods you should never eat and boosting your immune system during COVID-19 with Lewis Howes on his podcast, The School of Greatness.

    Don’t miss it out; check here.
  5. I recently discovered this podcast, WTF with Marc Maron and his interviewing style is quite unique. I heard his episode interviewing Ashton Kutcher and it was a good one.

    Listen here.

What To Watch:

  1. If you read books too, you’ll love this one – ‘How Bill Gates reads Books‘ on YouTube.

    Watch here.
  2. If you’re like me who hasn’t seen Bad Boys 2, Will Smith uploaded the first 9 minutes of ‘Bad Boys For Life‘ on his channel.

    Check it out here.
  3. I saw The Platform on Netflix, and that film is wow. It’s a metaphorical take on capitalism and believe it or not, quite relatable too to the current times.

    It’s short in duration and interesting. Give it a watch here.

There is a lot of insightful, engaging and entertaining content mixed in all of this.

If any of these topics interest you, then your time will be well-spent.

You can check out the previous editions of The Last 7 Days – here.

#4 of The Last 7 Days (29.03-04.04)

#4 of The Last 7 Days (29.03-04.04)

With another Sunday, here’s the fourth edition of my weekly series, The Last 7 Days.

What’s it about?

It’s a weekly series where I talk about what I read, what I listened to, and what I saw in the last seven days.

I’ve been told my choices are pretty good to consume and I should share them with everyone, so you don’t have to just browse through.

If any of the below-mentioned topics interest you, let’s chat – @rth24 on Instagram.


What To Read:

  1. Naval Ravikant on Happiness is not Science or Math.

    Read here on his blog.
  2. I read this article on Business Insider, titled ‘The coronavirus pandemic will dramatically change advertising

    If you’re interested, read here.
  3. I’ve written a new blog this week on why this is the best time to create content.

    Check it out here.

What To Listen:

  1. Google has a new podcast, ‘Think with Google Podcast‘ and in a recent episode, ‘The Power of #WithMe‘ where they discuss the increase in video consumption and how the trends are changing to “with me” videos.

    Listen here.

    P.S. I’m a Spotify user, so I attach links for that platform, but you can choose to search the title wherever you listen to your podcasts.
  2. Kara Swisher interviews Gary Vaynerchuk on the Recode Decode Podcast and he talks on the coronavirus crisis forcing the businesses to be better.

    You can listen to it here.
  3. Varun Duggirala, the host of ‘Advertising is Dead,’ discusses Content in the time of Corona with Jay Mandel, the founder of The Collective NYC.

    Check it out here.
  4. Seth Godin on his podcast, Akimbo discusses Creative Destruction.

    Listen here.
  5. Mark Cuban talks COVID Responses from the government and the businesses’ point of view on the Business Casual Podcast. Listen here.

What To Watch:

  1. I saw the best piece of content ever – interesting, insightful and just wow. Kunal Nayyar talks on how to stop obsessing about the future & programming your mind for peace on ‘On Purpose with Jay Shetty.

    Do watch it here.
  2. John Krasinski started a new show on YouTube called ‘Some Good News‘ – its full of positivity, inspiration and well, John Krasinski.

    The first episode was out last week, if you haven’t watched it yet, watch here.
  3. Kunal Kamra interviews Tejasvi Surya on his podcast series, Shut Up Ya Kunal; form your own opinions after watching it, but definitely don’t miss it.

    Watch here.
  4. Tim Ferriss talks about how to use writing to sharpen your thinking. Watch it here.
  5. I saw on Maska on Netflix and I really, really loved it. It’s uplifting, it’s inspirational and it’s fun.

    I’ll recommend this. Watch here.

There is a lot of insightful, engaging and entertaining content mixed in all of this.

If any of these topics interest you, then your time will be well-spent.

You can check out the previous editions of The Last 7 Days – here.

#3 of The Last 7 Days (23.03-29.03)

#3 of The Last 7 Days (23.03-29.03)

With another Sunday, here’s the third edition of my weekly series, The Last 7 Days.

What’s it about?

It’s a weekly series where I talk about what I read, what I listened to, and what I saw in the last seven days.

I’ve been told my choices are pretty good to consume and I should share them with everyone, so you don’t have to just browse through.

If any of the below-mentioned topics interest you, let’s chat – @rth24 on Instagram.


What To Read:

1. Why Singapore isn’t in a coronavirus lockdown — as told by a doctor of the country.

Read here.

2. 29 Movies on Netflix With Complex, Strong Women Leads That You Can Watch Tonight

Check it out here.

3. Read a report on ‘Social Media To Help Indian Digital Ads Market Reach INR 59K Cr By 2025’.


What To Listen:

1. 11 Indoor Activities to reduce stress, beat boredom and boost Positivity by Jay Shetty.

Listen here.

2. Listen to this episode of Today, Explained – a podcast by Vox Media where they talk about Asia’s second wave of COVID-19.

3. Manchester United have their own podcast, yep, you read that right. In their latest episode, they interview Juan Mata and talk about his journey as a footballer.

You can listen to it here.

4. Salil Acharya has a new podcast on Spotify, Off Script with Salil and he interviews Taapsee Pannu on her life beyond movies.

Listen to it here.

5. Akimbo – a podcast by Seth Godin, if you don’t know who he is, Google him. In one of his recent episodes, he talks about the curation of information on the internet and its quite interesting.

Do check it out here.


What To Watch:

1. Rajeev Masand has a new series on YouTube, Catching Up during Self-Isolation and he interviews Pankaj Tripathi in one of the episodes. What’s special about this episode is Pankaj Tripathi’s point of view on life and isolation and what can we learn from it.

Watch it here.

2. Director Rian Johnson breaks down a scene from ‘Knives Out‘ and explains the process behind shooting that scene.

Watch it here.

3. The Internet Said So, a podcast by Varun Thakur, Aadar Malik, Neville Shah and Kautuk Srivastava where they discuss random, absurd, interesting stuff from the internet.

In one of their recent episodes ft Biswa Kalyan Rath, they discuss Conspiracy Theories and well, its comically interesting to watch.

Here.

4. Dann Mace, a YouTuber with some fascinating and gripping content has a new video titled, ‘getting old with Casey Neistat‘ and Casey makes a super interesting point on the perspective of turning 30.

You should definitely give it a watch here.


There is a lot of insightful, engaging and entertaining content mixed in all of this.

If any of these topics interest you, then your time will be well-spent.

You can check out the previous editions of The Last 7 Days – here.

#2 of The Last 7 Days (16.03-22.03)

#2 of The Last 7 Days (16.03-22.03)

With another Sunday, here’s the second edition of my weekly series, The Last 7 Days.

What’s it about?

It’s a weekly series where I talk about what I read, what I listened to, and what I saw in the last seven days.

I’ve been told my choices are pretty good to consume and I should share them with everyone, so you don’t have to just browse through.

If any of the below-mentioned topics interest you, let’s chat – @rth24 on Instagram.


What To Read:

1. “31 Important Things You Should Say No to For a Happier Life” by Danny Forest.

It’s a pretty detailed article, a lot to learn from and full of value.

You can read it here.

2. Bill Gates took to Reddit to answer the community’s questions about the pandemic, the government response, and what the world can do to be better prepared.

Check it out here.

3. In this time of self-isolation, a lot of you wonder what do we do with our days, thinking about that and my previous thoughts on why isolation is always a good thing from time-to-time because of the ‘me’ time it provides you, I decided to write an article about it.

Titled ‘What to do in Self Isolation?‘, you can read the article here.


What To Listen:

1. A podcast called Business Wars with a pretty self-explanatory title focuses on different brand wars in their episodes.

One such series was on Facebook v Snapchat, a seven-episode series, which is quite insightful and should be heard if you’re interested in business.

I’m attaching the link for the first episode here.

2. Dr. Daniel Amen speaks on the most powerful habits for a healthy and productive brain with Jay Shetty.

This is such an incredible, mind-blowing episode, to add another thing here, he also talks about 11 things you should avoid for a healthy brain.

Check out the episode here.

3. Toto Wolff, one of the most successful team principals in F1 talks his journey from the business world to F1 on the Beyond the Grid Podcast.

Listen here.

(I haven’t heard this one yet, but he also spoke on Nico Rosberg’s podcast – Beyond Victory with Nico Rosberg. It’s on my list, but if you’d like to listen to it, here’s the link.)

4. Kara Swisher (one of the best interviewers out there) interviews Andrew Yang on the Recode Decode Podcast and talks about his universal income idea, his current company and his future plans.

Listen to it here.

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BONUS: I’ve curated my own Playlist on Spotify called ‘The R.A.M.A. Beats‘. It’s a curation of songs of Ranbir Kapoor (‘s films), Arijit Singh, Mohit Chauhan and Amit Trivedi.

I’ve come to this conclusion that the songs of these four artists can be heard anytime, anywhere, no matter what mood you’re in, they’re just perfect.

Here’s the link if you’d like to check out the playlist.


What To Watch:

1. Hotstar has a new show starring Kay Kay Menon called Special Ops, based on terror against India and the manhunt to find the mastermind behind the attacks.

I’m only mid-way through the series, but its going really well until now. Based on what I’ve seen, you should give it a try.

Watch it here.

2. Bill Gates had given a Ted Talk in 2015, on how we’re not ready for the next outbreak.

Give it a watch here.

3. Kenny Sebastian has started a new YouTube series, called Getting There where he is interviewing people who love what they do.

I just saw the first episode of the series where he talks to Alicia Souza about her passion and career in illustrating.

Here’s the link to watch it.

4. I came across this YouTube channel called Director’s Cut where in one of the videos, Christopher Nolan talks about Directing the Joker.

He talks about the process, the behind-the-scenes, the acting.

Give it a watch here.


There’s a lot of valuable stuff for you to consume. If you’d like to discuss further, do reply here, via mail or on Instagram @rth24 or Twitter @rth_24.

If you’d like to receive the further editions of this weekly series via mail, hit me up.

You can check out the first edition of this series – here.

#1 of The Last 7 Days (09.03-15.03)

#1 of The Last 7 Days (09.03-15.03)

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From all the content that I consume, I try to choose those with value, where there’s something to learn, which can add something to your life.

Most of what I watch is surrounded around my interests, but I thought why not share it with y’all too, maybe there’s something that would interest you too, thus the weekly series, The Last 7 Days, where I talk about what I read, what I listened to, and what I saw in the last seven days.

If any of the below-mentioned topics interest you, let’s chat – @rth24 on Instagram.

What To Read
1. Have you ever found yourself viewing your Instagram Stories time and time again? When I came across this article, titled ‘Why Is It So Tempting To Re-watch Your Own Instagram Story?’ – I could immediately relate to it and found it interesting.

Read it here.

2. I read this article on YourStory, titled ‘Why Graphology is an effective tool for entrepreneur coaching?’ which talks about the changes you can make in your writing to alter a few traits within yourself. It also talks about certain writing ways which show what kind of leader are you.

Read it here.

3. I’ve picked up my first book of 2020 – How Google Works co-written by Google‘s Executive Chairman and ex-CEO Eric Schmidt and former SVP of Products Jonathan Rosenberg. I’m still reading it but it’s a lovely in-depth read of the behind-the-scenes of Google and how the company works.


What To Listen
1. Tom Bilyeu from the Impact Theory podcast interviews Dr Daniel Amen on the secret to ending Mental Illness.

Listen to it on Spotify here.

2. Tanmay Bhat talks about his comeback, his weight loss and about becoming rich, on The Ranveer Show. This one is quite insightful and provides a lot of value.

Listen here.

3. Jay Shetty talks to Yuval Harari on Why Boredom is Good for you – this episode is a true eyeopener, it’ll definitely change a few thoughts for you.

Click here to listen.

4. F1 has their official podcast called Beyond the Grid where the host, Tom Clarkson speaks to Lewis Hamilton about his F1 life and the life beyond it.

Listen here.

5. Pawan Rochwani (@pawan_rochwani), the founder of Platform for Artists and a good friend of mine has his own podcast, called When We Met – where, on this episode, he interviews the founder of La Kheer Deli, Shivang Sood for one of his episodes.

If you’re from Pune, you’ve definitely heard of La Kheer Deli, and I’ve been a customer since a long, long time. Listening to Shivang’s journey, how the brand started and what lies ahead was some quality time spent.

Listen to the episode here.

P.S. I listen to a lot of podcasts, so many that my Jan and Feb listens have trumped my entire podcast run-time of 2019. Nonetheless, these are some of the few episodes from this week that I wanted to highlight.


What To Watch
1. I’m a fan of Kumud Mishra, and I don’t know who couldn’t be, his acting is pure and genuine.

I came across a short film of his, Aapka Amitabh on Hotstar – short and sweet, interesting to watch, fabulous acting.

If you’d like to watch it, click here.

2. If you like films and you’re interested to know more about the thought process behind them, the vision of the creator, here’s one such video where Anupama Chopra of Film Companion interviews Rohit Shetty about his process behind making Sooryavanshi and his other films.

Watch it here.

3. I follow this channel on YouTube called Yes Theory, and their mission is to Seek Discomfort and every video of theirs is surrounded around that mission.

You should definitely check out the channel; however, one of their recent videos really touched my heart, titled ‘A Stranger’s Last 3 Months to Live’. What a person goes through in their last days, their mindset, it’s inspiring, it’s encouraging.

Give it a watch here.

4. If you haven’t seen Jojo Rabbit yet, you should definitely give it a watch – one of the best films of 2019 for me. The director of the film, Taika Waititi and actor Stephen Merchant break down one of the most comical scenes of the film and explain the process behind the scene.

If you love films, just not what’s on the screen, but right from it’s writing process to cinematography and everything, then you’ll like this video. Watch it here.


This was the first take on the series, The Last 7 Days. Hopefully, some of this content brought some value to you as well. Let me know if you’d like to exclusively subscribe to this weekly series and not the daily blog posts, and we can get that done too.

However, if you’d like to subscribe to all the blog posts, i.e. one every day, here’s the link to subscribe – https://bit.ly/2FedEeV