Tiago Forte

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PARA Part 5: The Project List Mindsweep

Welcome to the Project List Mindsweep, a step-by-step exercise to help you properly identify every project in your work and life. Your Proje

9 🔒 Jan 18, 2018 by Tiago Forte

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The Annual Review is a Rearchitecture

I previously described how the weekly review is an operating system, funneling each bit of information you captured during the week to its p

4 🔒 Jan 17, 2018 by Tiago Forte

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Progressive Summarization IV: Compressing All Types of Media

Reading through the previous three parts, a question probably popped into your mind: does this apply only to text? It’s an important one, be

6 🔒 Dec 29, 2017 by Tiago Forte

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Progressive Summarization III: Guidelines and Principles

In Part I, I explained Progressive Summarization, a method for easily creating highly discoverable notes. In Part II, I gave you many exampl

4 🔒 Dec 28, 2017 by Tiago Forte

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Progressive Summarization II: Examples and Metaphors

Let’s look at how a single source can proceed through the layers of progressive summarization. These are Layer 1 notes I took on an article

6 🔒 Dec 28, 2017 by Tiago Forte

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Progressive Summarization: A Practical Technique for Designing Discoverable Notes

Modern digital tools make it easy to “capture” information from a wide variety of sources. We know how to snap a picture, type out some not

12 🔒 Dec 27, 2017 by Tiago Forte

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Supersizing the Mind: The Science of Cognitive Extension

You enter your kitchen for a quick lunch: how is it exactly that your brain solves the problem “prepare lunch as efficiently as possible”? Y

0 🔒 Dec 19, 2017 by Tiago Forte

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The Monthly Review is a Systems Check

In The Weekly Review is an Operating System, I detailed the process I go through each week to capture any new open loops, clear my workspace

5 🔒 Nov 30, 2017 by Tiago Forte

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The Topology of Attention

It’s becoming increasingly clear to me that my work is really about attentional design. Becoming aware of attention. Shaping and directing

0 🔒 Oct 9, 2017 by Tiago Forte

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The Inner Game of Work: Focus, Desire, and Working Free

I’ve become obsessed with coaching. It started in February, when I started the 4-month Self-Expression & Leadership Program at Landmark.

0 🔒 Aug 27, 2017 by Tiago Forte

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Strategically Constrained: How to Turn Limitations Into Opportunities

I first came across the idea that great strengths can emerge from great constraints in Ryan Holiday’s book The Obstacle is the Way. He takes

2 🔒 Aug 17, 2017 by Tiago Forte

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PARA Part 4: Setup Guide

This article is a guide for getting started with PARA, an organizational system for your digital life. Here’s the 5-step process I recommend

10 🔒 Jul 24, 2017 by Tiago Forte

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PARA Part 3: RandomNote – Building an Idea Generator

What if you could push a button and immediately be given an idea? Not just any idea. A good idea. An idea relevant to your interests, your g

7 🔒 Jul 14, 2017 by Tiago Forte

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The Weekly Review is an Operating System

In his book Getting Things Done, David Allen calls the Weekly Review the “Master Key to GTD.” He claims it is the single most critical habit

19 🔒 May 26, 2017 by Tiago Forte

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PARA Part 2: Operations Manual

Last month I published The P.A.R.A. Method: A Universal System for Organizing Digital Information. It describes a simple, lightweight, yet e

13 🔒 Mar 19, 2017 by Tiago Forte

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The PARA Method: A Universal System for Organizing Digital Information

Imagine for a moment the perfect organizational system.

13 🔒 Feb 9, 2017 by Tiago Forte

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One-Touch to Inbox Zero: How I Spend 17 Minutes Per Day on Email

I spend 17 minutes per day on email, or 7.43% of my total work time over the past 12 months.The average information worker, in contrast, spe

5 🔒 Dec 28, 2015 by Tiago Forte