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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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Introducing: Praxis Fellows Essays

Hello Praxsters!I have something special to share with you today: the first contributions of our Praxis Writing Fellows!I recruited a few of

4 Mar 16, 2021 by Tiago Forte

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Just-in-Time PM #21: Workflow Strategies

Now it’s time to look at the JIT Project Manager’s toolkit. How do we put these ideas into practice in our day to day work? Through Workflow

4 🔒 Oct 28, 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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My 26 Favorite Essays of 2019

As part of my year-end review, I always review my favorite reading of the year. These usually tend to be “long-form” online essays diving de

4 🔒 Dec 31, 2019 by Tiago Forte

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The Modern Swipe File

15 Unexpected Uses for Digital Notes

3 🔒 Jan 22, 2021 by Tiago Forte

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Just-In-Time PM #12: Just-In-Case to Just-In-Time

In Part 11, I introduced the concept of a “critical path” of tasks in a project, and the rationale for pushing tasks as late as possible on

3 🔒 May 30, 2018 by Tiago Forte

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Just-In-Time PM #2: The Fundamentals of Flow

In Part 1, I introduced Return-on-Attention (ROA) as a way to evaluate how we invest our most precious resource – our attention. But there i

3 🔒 May 19, 2018 by Tiago Forte

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Paranoid Productivity

By Christina LuoProductivity is about managing emotions as much as projects. Yet we often focus on productivity as a toolset more than a min

3 🔒 Mar 16, 2021

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Inner Limits

Why You’re Not Getting More Out of Journaling

3 🔒 Mar 16, 2021

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Just-In-Time PM #11: Late Starts on the Critical Path

In Part 10, I argued that digital knowledge work was fundamentally different than other kinds of work, because its structure, features, and

3 🔒 May 28, 2018 by Tiago Forte

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Email Boss: My Top Learnings from an Online Course Accelerator

Note: On October 9, 2019 at 1pm Pacific time I will be hosting a private conversation with Billy Bross for Praxis members only. Scroll to th

3 🔒 Sep 23, 2019 by Tiago Forte

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Just-In-Time PM #9: Placeholders

In Part 8, we looked at divergence and convergence as the two fundamental modes of all creative work. Now let’s see what this looks like in

3 🔒 May 23, 2018 by Tiago Forte

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Just-In-Time PM #3: Flow Cycles

In Part 2, I described the sublime and powerful experience of flow, which could be considered the “holy grail” of productivity. I argued tha

3 🔒 May 19, 2018 by Tiago Forte

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Just-In-Time PM #20: Speed as a Capability

In Part 19, I argued that continuously finding new sources of motivation was the most important challenge for knowledge workers, and that th

3 🔒 Jun 10, 2018 by Tiago Forte

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Just-In-Time PM #15: Multithreading

In Part 14, we looked at the potential for massively increasing our bandwidth by creating “personal productivity networks.” These networks a

3 🔒 Jun 2, 2018 by Tiago Forte

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Just-In-Time PM #19: Explosive Inspiration

In Part 18, I introduced the idea that our states of mind come and go in “waves of motivation,” and that we should try to use them to our ad

3 🔒 Jun 10, 2018 by Tiago Forte

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Just-In-Time PM #14: Personal Productivity Networks

In Part 13, we looked at the benefits of Component Thinking, which involves thinking of any product we are working on as made up of subcompo

3 🔒 Jun 1, 2018 by Tiago Forte

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Just-In-Time Project Management: A Digital-First Framework for Modern Projects

Technology has transformed every aspect of business, from the tools we use to communicate and collaborate, to how products and services are

3 🔒 May 7, 2018 by Tiago Forte

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Just-In-Time PM #4: Intermediate Packets

In Part 3, I argued that having a personal knowledge base is the linchpin of success in a creative economy. A knowledge base allows you to r

3 🔒 May 20, 2018 by Tiago Forte

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Just-In-Time PM #5: The Iron Triangle

In Part 4, I introduced the idea of “intermediate packets.” Instead of delivering value in a big project that spans huge amounts of time, we

3 🔒 May 20, 2018 by Tiago Forte

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The Maker’s Guide to Content Curation, Part 2: The 7 Pillars

In Part 1, I argued that curating the content of others was an excellent way to start creating content of one’s own, whether your goal is ad

2 🔒 Oct 18, 2018 by Tiago Forte

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Behind the Scenes of a Profitable Online Course

I advise everyone I know to create an online course. Everyone has something to say. Everyone has valuable knowledge that others could benefi

2 🔒 Feb 16, 2019 by Tiago Forte

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The Complete Guide to Landing a Book Deal

I recently signed a six-figure book deal with Simon & Schuster for my book Building a Second Brain.  As a first-time author, and in the

2 🔒 Oct 17, 2020 by Tiago Forte

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5 Things I Learned From the Anti-Book Club

Last year I launched the Anti-Book Club, my own take on the tradition of book clubs. The idea is simple: instead of everyone in the group re

2 🔒 Apr 16, 2019 by Tiago Forte