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How to Generate Your Own Favorite Problems: A 4-Step Guide

In this step-by-step guide, I’ll share the exact process I use for myself and my students to formulate the most powerful open-ended questions possible. In Part 1, I introduced “favorite problems” as a lens through which to filter the immense amount of information we are exposed to every day. A favorite problem is an open-ended question you use to prime your subconscious to notice potential answers in the information you’re consuming.

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Marketing Programme

The Only Marketing Program I Recommend – Is Back

The Keystone Accelerator is back! Two years ago, I partnered with my top marketing advisor, Billy Broas. I said to Billy: “The marketing side of my business has been so important and so filled with powerful lessons. I want to teach online marketing to my readers, but I’ve got to stay focused on Building a…

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The Bullet Journal Method

What I Learned From The Bullet Journal Method

As I was researching and writing my book Building a Second Brain, I picked up another book to read on the side: The Bullet Journal Method (affiliate link) by Ryder Carroll. There aren’t many books on effective notetaking for the modern world, especially ones that have been as successful as BuJo (as it’s affectionately called)….

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Converge Podcast

How I Found My Creative Medium | Converge Podcast

I joined Dane Sanders on the Converge Podcast to talk about how you can be empowered to capture more of the great inputs and put them to work for you. We also dived into: How to capture and organize our creative ideas How I found my creative medium The difference between areas and projects How to…

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Building a Second Brain Membership

Introducing the Building a Second Brain Membership

I’m incredibly proud to introduce the next chapter in the evolution of Building a Second Brain (BASB)… The new Building a Second Brain Membership. For over 5 years, I’ve taught an online course that guides people in creating a Second Brain – a personal system of knowledge management – for themselves. My goal was always…

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