AMAL Totkay for developing a growth mindset

Engr Shayan Ahmad
2 min readDec 25, 2020

What are Totkay?

Totkay is another Sub-Continental term just like Jugaad, described as simplest solutions to the problems. These are actually the better understanding and experience of elder people which they give to the young ones at time of need (when facing a problem).

AMAL Totkay

Just like an experienced individual or elder, AMAL is trying to help us Fellow fellows to develop a Growth Mindset by working on these AMAL Totkay. Following are 5 tips to develop a Growth Mindset:

  1. Self-Talk
  2. Get out of your comfort zone
  3. Create new habits
  4. Ask people help
  5. Fake it till you make it

My understanding of AMAL Totkay

I Believe, all these tips are very helpful in developing a Growth Mindset. I think most of us mind know a little bit about these. But compiling them as AMAL Totkay and applying them in our daily life will help us change our thinking significantly.

Implementing AMAL Totkay in Daily Routine

I will trying using all these beautiful tips into my daily lifestyle and will definitely recommend it to others as well. I was using Self-Talk before but not to develop Growth Mindset and create new constructive habits is the one that I look up to the most. Hopefully it will bring a drastic change in me both professionally and personally.


For all the great and successful things in life you need to take initiative and responsibility. And a WILL to keep improving/learning. And the above mentioned AMAL Totkay will help us achieve many wonderful things in future. So, better stick to them.

See ya, til next time…!