Building a Second Brain

4 step guide

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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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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Ranking productivity apps

Ranking Our Biggest Productivity App Predictions | Keep Productive

I sat down with productivity YouTuber Francesco D’Alessio of Keep Productive in London to rank our biggest productivity app predictions and share how we currently perceive the software space. Here’s a sneak peek of what we discussed: Is Mem the new Evernote? Will Notion lose in the next 3 years? Is Evernote going to make a comeback?…

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CNBC

Why the Most Successful People Sharpen Their Memory Power | CNBC OpEd

Information is the fundamental building block of everything we do. But we often find ourselves mentally juggling and straining to recall things. I’ve found that the most successful people are always sharpening their memory power — so that their ideas become more concrete and new connections are easily revealed. I call it the “CODE” method:…

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