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The Science behind handwritten notes

The Science behind handwritten notes

Do you still have a callous on your middle finger from writing with a pen? I just noticed a few years back that the one I got in high school and college from taking notes and writing exams has disappeared. And in its place, a little further along my fingers, on the inside of my little finger on my right hand I now have a small indent from resting my phone on it when I’m scrolling away.
Why people don't get smarter at Conferences

Why people don't get smarter at Conferences

I have been privileged to witness some of the greatest speakers of our time deliver their craft.

However, I may have heard all those words, but how much did I actually remember?

You have a notebook, now what? A simple 3 step guide to setting up your notebook.

You have a notebook, now what? A simple 3 step guide to setting up your notebook.

Recently I gave a talk on Chaos, and how chaos is truly a gift. It offers unexpected opportunities, new options, breaks down old barriers and unexp...
This 500-year-old journaling technique might just be what you need to finish your day.

This 500-year-old journaling technique might just be what you need to finish your day.

Morning routines are all the rage right now, thank you Tim Ferriss, but evening routines… not so much. And, truth be told, they are just as important, if not more than your mornings.

Evening routines help me to wrap up my day and prepare for tomorrow. Not in a write a to do list kind of a way, but in a holistic sense of being kind of a way. The unexpected bonus, I sleep much, MUCH, better when I take the 10 minutes or so to officially close my day.

This evening routine* is over 500 years old and, in my experience, anything that goes further back than your last mobile phone upgrade is worth looking at.

How to set an idea trap

How to set an idea trap

I’ve always been something of an ideas guy. The problem with ideas though is that they tend to have the inconvenient disposition towards leaving just as quickly as they show up.

They’re sneaky like that.

notebook with note

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