Mohiomap: A visual way to browse your Evernote notebook (June 25, 2013, 4) - Evernote is a great tool for taking notes, but sometimes searching and browsing those notes can get unwieldy if you have thousands of items. For example, searching my notebooks for “evernote” gets me >130 results, which look a little like this in Evernote’s desktop application:
This is great if I can narrow things down with notebooks,
High energy and low energy activities (November 8, 2013, 4) - What kinds of activities need high energy, and what can you do when you feel more tired? Which activities energize you and which ones drain you? It’s good to think about these things so that:
You can keep low-energy activities out of your peak creative/energetic hours – save those for high-impact high-energy projects!
You can work on
Sometimes you have to work at being happy (December 1, 2010, 4) - Here’s one of the secrets to happiness: Sometimes you have to work at being happy. This is normal. Preparing makes it easier.
When I find myself getting frustrated or annoyed about something, I make lists. What do I like about it? What can I do to make things better? What alternatives would I
Sketchnotes 2012 (May 31, 2013, 3) -
People tell me that they love the notes I take on books and presentations. There’s something about a visual summary that makes it much more fun to read than blog posts or slides. They’re a great way to discover interesting things to learn, jog your memories, or share an idea with someone else.
Here’s a collection of
Learning about note-taking (December 23, 2009, 1) - Extra value comes from taking notes when learning. Exponential value? From sharing those notes.
When you take notes, you understand things better. You express ideas in your own words. You condense thoughts and expand tangents. You reflect on how to integrate concepts into your life.
When you share your notes, you create value. You build relationships.