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Ryan Holiday is a prolific writer and podcaster. He has several best-selling books including "Ego is the Enemy" and "Conspiracy". What's interesting? He uses the humble notecard to outline and even write every single book and article.
In this episode I share the my note-taking process from capture all the way through to published work.
My QUICK note stack allows me to distribute my creative output across many moments instead of stressful "start from scratch" output.
I compare Roam Research, Notion, and SuperNotes along with an ode to the noble note card. What's best for you to begin and build a note-taking stack?
You're in the habit of writing down idea "sparks" and capturing notes. Now what? Learn the principles of expansion and summarization.
All my life, I was taking notes the wrong way. QUICK notes helped me create building blocks of reusable content for future projects. Here's how to begin.
The first in a series about how to take better notes so you never start from scratch with a new idea. In the first episode I cover the origins of the Zettelkasten, Smart Notes, and how they're different from how I took notes as a student.
One simple lesson about how Brazilian jujitsu helped me be more focused and productive in my work.
How to use project sprints to connect your daily actions to big picture quarterly and annual goals.
How to balance a focus on research and development with in-the-moment action. Note: I use one curse word in this episode, and it rhymes with "pity".
How much of your day is already booked and spoken for? Between meetings, recurring tasks, and the daily work of life, you probably have less than you think. But here's the good news...
Invest your time in good processes instead of being focused solely on outcomes. Good process is the foundation of long-term success.
Every day we face tiny dragons that seek to throw us off the path to our goals. I call them the "procrastination dragons" and show you a few ways to slay all day.
At the beginning of a new goal, habit, or creative venture, the most important thing you can do is start... and keep going. Don't solve day 100 problems on day 0.
What can Dr. Seuss teach us about doing our own thing, regardless of what others think? Also, have you found a jertain in your curtain?
How to use confidence in one area of life into another area you're less confident in. For example, I never worry about weight I gain, but I'm terrified of losing money.
Want to build competence and confidence is something new? Do it 100 times and you'll grow. It's as simple as that.
One of the biggest challenges for people is organizing ideas and making use of them for future projects. Smart Notes and Second Brain thinking solves this, and how everything started with the Zettlekasten.
Ira Glass once shared the concept of the gap in creative, life-changing work. It's the difference between who you are at the beginning and who you desire to be eventually. Listen to the full audio from Glass at the link below.
22 books recommendations for 2022. See timestamps for each book below. Happy reading!
The 3 steps of habit building (and breaking) are the cue, routine, and reward. Understand this loop and you'll be more successful in the habits that matter most to you.
Selecting the highest leverage goal is difficult because you don't have all the information. Poker players are used to this uncertainty, but learn from their bets over time. Here's how we can use the same mindset in deciding what to prioritize in 2022.
The perfect bookend to the GAP Preview is the WRAP Review. Look back at your week to identify and learn from the Wins, Results, Alignment, and Pivots for the week ahead.
One of the most challenging parts of pursuing your goals is knowing where to start. But that's not really true. We are afraid to start because we don't know where we are going. Finding the first track is a solution to the confusion.
How to plan and achieve your goals in 2022 using the QMWD Framework.
Use this simple mental model to define your actions, manage your time, organize your ideas, and select the right tools for the job.
If you're protecting time for the big goal or new habit this week, consider if you should use a task or time milestone.
It's the first full week of 2022! Start stacking productive "winning" weeks and build momentum for the year ahead.
Happy New Year! Testing a daily podcast for the first 10 days of 2022 (totally wrote 2021 first). In this episode I'm learning joy in the little things from my 3 year old.
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