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The Free Agent Ecosystem

One of the most exciting trends in coming years will be the formation of cooperative working groups made up of independent contractors.  Whe

2 🔒 Feb 13, 2019 by Tiago Forte

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Writing Your Book

After all this work and finally signing a deal…it’s time to do the thing you’ve been asking for, and write the book. Leave plenty of time to

2 🔒 Oct 17, 2020 by Tiago Forte

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Tiago’s Life Goals

I’ve decided to post my list of life goals here, after years of being cagey and secretive about them. My fear has been that people will some

2 🔒 Oct 11, 2018 by Tiago Forte

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Progressive Summarization V: The Faster You Forget, The Faster You Learn

In Part I, I introduced Progressive Summarization, a method for easily creating highly discoverable notes. In Part II, I gave you examples a

2 🔒 Mar 5, 2018 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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Just-In-Time PM #18: Motivational Waves

In Part 17, I argued that unique states of mind are the most powerful resource available to knowledge workers. But these states are difficul

1 🔒 Jun 8, 2018 by Tiago Forte

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Interview with Billy Bross of Email Boss

This is an interview with my online course marketing coach and creator of the Email Boss program Billy Bross. It is an in-depth discussion i

1 🔒 Oct 14, 2019 by Tiago Forte

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Just-In-Time PM #16: Effective ROA

In Part 15, I advocated for multithreading, or weaving together multiple projects to take advantage of unexpected opportunities and synergie

1 🔒 Jun 3, 2018 by Tiago Forte

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Just-In-Time PM #8: Divergence and Convergence

In Part 7, I argued for the importance of interacting with information, instead of just passively consuming it. Interaction results in bette

1 🔒 May 23, 2018 by Tiago Forte

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Just-In-Time PM #13: Component Thinking

In Part 12, I described the shift from a just-in-case to a just-in-time philosophy of work, using late starts as an example of the benefits

1 🔒 May 31, 2018 by Tiago Forte

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Just-In-Time PM #17: States of Mind

In Part 16, we refined our understanding of Return on Attention by taking into account our biggest constraint as knowledge workers – not jus

1 🔒 Jun 5, 2018 by Tiago Forte

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Just-In-Time PM #7: Interaction Over Consumption

In Part 6, I recommended treating any deliverable (whether it’s a simple email all the way to a full-fledged product) as a series of evoluti

1 🔒 May 22, 2018 by Tiago Forte

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A Productivity Expert’s Guide to Working with a Virtual Assistant

Over the past five months I’ve worked closely with a virtual assistant (VA). This article summarizes what I’ve learned about the best ways t

1 🔒 Dec 7, 2018 by Tiago Forte

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Just-In-Time PM #6: Evolving Deliverables

In Part 5, I introduced The Iron Triangle of Project Management and the idea that any given deliverable can be reduced or expanded in scope

1 🔒 May 22, 2018 by Tiago Forte

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Just-In-Time PM #10: Structure, Features, and Purpose

In Part 9, I explained why it is so important to create placeholders for your work-in-process: to allow you to pursue multiple projects acro

1 🔒 May 27, 2018 by Tiago Forte

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Tiago’s 2019 Mid-Year Review

The following are the results of my Mid-Year Review, which I do every year around the beginning of July. It is a simple process of reflectio

1 🔒 Jul 21, 2019 by Tiago Forte

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The Maker’s Guide to Content Curation, Part 1: Open-Sourcing Your Learning Process

One of the best ways to advance your career, start an extra income stream, or become an entrepreneur is by creating content.  By “content” I

1 🔒 Oct 17, 2018 by Tiago Forte

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The Four Pathways of Modern Book Publishing

In The Future of Ebooks, I laid out a vision for what books could become in a world free of technological constraints. But the modern realit

1 🔒 Mar 9, 2019 by Tiago Forte

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The Case for Traditional Publishing for Full-Stack Freelancers

In The Four Pathways of Modern Book Publishing, I described what I believe to be the four main routes to publication for writers in the digi

1 🔒 Mar 11, 2019 by Tiago Forte

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Own Your Writing Platform

Publishing a book is like running for political office. There are a lot of people out there who you want to take a certain action, at a cert

1 🔒 Oct 17, 2020 by Tiago Forte

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The BASB Customer Persona

I recently compiled all my notes, findings, and ideas about the “ideal customer” for Building a Second Brain, and put them into a single doc

1 🔒 May 10, 2019 by Tiago Forte

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Launching Your Book

Everything you’ve done up to this point has been preparation for this singular moment: the launch of your book. An incredible amount of time

1 🔒 Oct 17, 2020 by Tiago Forte

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10 Things I Learned as a VA with Tiago

By Kathryn Tongg 1. Establish the preferred method of communication right away. Everyone has a way they prefer to communicate. Whether this

0 🔒 Dec 4, 2018 by Tiago Forte

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Trekonomics: The Economics of Post-Scarcity

I recently finished listening to the audiobook of Trekonomics: The Economics of Star Trek (Amazon Affiliate Link), by Manu Saadia. It was pr

0 🔒 Apr 12, 2018 by Tiago Forte

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Evaluating Your Book Idea

In the beginning, is a message. You have something to say. A message that wants to get out of you. That needs to get out of you or else it w

0 🔒 Oct 17, 2020 by Tiago Forte