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BASB

Why I Will No Longer Teach Building a Second Brain

This month will be the last time I teach a cohort of Building a Second Brain. After teaching 6k graduates in 16 cohorts over 6 years, it’s time to pass the torch to new instructors who will take over from here on out. Here’s why I’m making this decision: At every point in my journey, I’ve been surprised…

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Remixing religion

Remixing Religion: The Dawn of Personalized Spirituality

About a decade ago, I came across a video on YouTube that profoundly shaped my view of how culture works. Everything Is A Remix by documentary filmmaker Kirby Ferguson argues that all new creative works are built from preexisting ones in an endless process of what he calls “remixing.” From music to movies to video…

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Tiago Forte at Nonprofit productivity summit

Nonprofit Productivity: Leveraging Software to Shape Your Career

Mike St. Pierre invited me to speak at his 2022 Nonprofit Productivity Summit. In less than 25 minutes, we covered… Why I’m not a fan of digital minimalism The simple mindset shift to step out of the information overload crisis How taking notes can have a miraculous impact on you and your career The under-appreciated benefits…

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Dr Frand X Tiago Forte

The Origins of Personal Knowledge Management | Dr. Jason Frand

I had the honor of interviewing Dr. Jason Frand, THE personal knowledge management (PKM) pioneer. In 1999, Dr. Jason Frand and Carol Hixon wrote the revolutionary paper ‘Personal Knowledge Management: Who, What, Why, When, Where, How?’. This article coined the term PKM and changed its trajectory forever. In this interview, we discussed: Where the idea for PKM…

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Pinkcast Interview

How to Capture Ideas Like a Pro | The Pinkcast

I joined best-selling author Daniel Pink on The Pinkcast to discuss how to take notes and capture like a pro. In 193 seconds, we also discussed: Why we should offload information? The 30-day experiment to make you a pro at notetaking How to retrieve your notes quickly and efficiently Watch our quick chat here:

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productivityist

All Things Second Brain | Productivityist

I joined fellow productivity nerd Mike Vardy on the Productivityist podcast to discuss the depths of PKM and what it really means to Build a Second Brain. We dived into: Why notetaking needs to be a little chaotic, messy, and informal Why most life management systems fail The difference between productivity and personal knowledge management When I…

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Pomp Interview

How To Build A Second Brain | Anthony Pompliano

It was a pleasure to sit down with Pomp to chat about all things Second Brain. We dove deep into a host of topics, including: Are we consuming too much? How many hours do I read a day? How to create projects from your notes Why removing risk from your life is wrong Do our…

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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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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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