The Best of Tiago Forte
8 most popular Tiago Forte articles, as voted by our community.
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Tiago Forte on PKM
The Ultimate Guide to Summarizing Books: How to Distill Ideas to Accelerate Your Learning
In 2016, I read 57 books. I read like I was running out of time. It felt like an achievement, yet by the end of the year, I could scarcely recall even one useful idea from each book. That moment was a…
A Complete Guide to Tagging for Personal Knowledge Management
Personal Knowledge Management (PKM) is the practice of capturing the ideas and insights we encounter in our daily life, whether from personal experience, from books and articles, or from our work,…
Tiago Forte on Religion
Why I’m Not a Christian: A Testimony of Losing Faith
I was raised in an evangelical, fundamentalist Christian mega-church. This is the testimony of my unexpected journey to leave my faith and build a different worldview.
Tiago Forte on Second Brain
The 4 Notetaking Styles: How to Choose a Digital Notes App as Your Second Brain
A "Second Brain" is a system for knowledge management – a trusted place outside your head to preserve and protect your most valuable knowledge.But it's
«Your strength is your consistency and commitment to serving your future self’s needs, while a common pitfall is acquiring tons of content without ever actually doing anything with it.»
12 Steps to Build a Second Brain
Here are 12 practical steps you can take right now to get your Second Brain started and establish the habits of personal knowledge management.
Tiago Forte on Writing
How To Take Smart Notes: 10 Principles to Revolutionize Your Note-Taking and Writing
I long ago stopped reading books on note-taking. They were always too vague and boring, full of platitudes that had little to do with the world outside academia. I especially avoided “how-to” style…
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Mise-en-Place for Knowledge Workers: 6 Practices for Working Clean
Knowledge work is unique among skilled professions in that we lack a culture of systematic improvement. Other skilled trades – from carpenters to welders to nurses to pilots – have been around long…
«There are 6 practices that mise-en-place has to offer us: Sequence Placeholders Immersive vs. process time Finishing mindset Small, precise movements Arrangement»
The Punk Strategy Guide to the Logical Thinking Process
In the 1980’s an Israeli physicist named Eliyahu Goldratt shifted his attention to business. The most well known result of his efforts and studies was the Theory of Constraints (TOC). TOC originate…
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