It is very simple to be happy, but it is very difficult to be simple.
– Rabindranath Tagore
Very simple quote, isn’t it..?
Indeed, the quote seems simple at first glance, but when given a broad perspective and multiple reads we actually understand its depth..!
Often times, we circumvent our own simple thoughts and think in complexity. It is seldom when we actually understand what simplicity should be.
Let’s understand it with an example:
Almost all of us use “famous” brands in our day to day living, may it be food, electronics, clothes etc. How have they been successful in achieving the “Sky Rocket”? The answer to this is, they were “extraordinary” in convincing the people to make us realize how “simple” and easy to use their products are. Though sometimes alluring things may seem inviting, but in reality, it’s only the simplicity that seems to be reliable and acceptable, isn’t it?
Let’s compile together the “major principles” of what the simplicity can mean. They are listed as follows:
- Being easy to understand
- Understand what is needed to be presented and then work hard on making it cogent for the world to understand. Be Simple!
- Being transparent and honest
- Give the better experience to the listeners or world by being honest and providing as much transparency as you can to make understanding simple.
- Being innovative and fresh
- Simplicity often comes with being ourselves, and being ourselves brings innovation and freshness.
- Being useful
- When simplicity is adopted, things naturally become reliable and useful.
Thereby, being simple corresponds to being stable, sincere and strong which can actually help achieving Sky Rocket!
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