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Note Taking

Decide once: use this “Lazy Genius” principle to transform your note taking system

Simplify your note taking system with Kendra Adachi's "decide once" strategy.

Decide once: use this “Lazy Genius” principle to transform your note taking system

Discover the best way to take notes by identifying your personal knowledge management goals

Want to figure out the best note taking approach? Get clear on your personal knowledge management goals first.

Discover the best way to take notes by identifying your personal knowledge management goals

Happy new (school) year: Why September is the perfect time to refresh your personal knowledge management system

Autumn is the perfect time to organize your digital notes and update your personal knowledge management system.

Happy new (school) year: Why September is the perfect time to refresh your personal knowledge management system

The 7 best note taking Reddits, groups, and forums

Get your questions on note taking and personal knowledge management answered in these Reddit groups and online forums.

The 7 best note taking Reddits, groups, and forums

3 secrets to taking future-proof notes

Make sure your future self can access the notes you're capturing today. Here's how to take future-proof notes in your personal knowledge management system.

3 secrets to taking future-proof notes

Here's the difference between highlighting and note taking (and why it matters)

Highlighting is different than note taking. Highlighting can be an excellent place to start– and it's important to be able to easily capture choice quotes from a book so we can cite them accurately in our own writing. But highlighting should be the first step, not the final step.

Here's the difference between highlighting and note taking (and why it matters)

Use this trusted 5-step method to take effective book notes as you read

Learn how to take notes on books. Discover this 5 step approach to help you take effective book notes as you read.

Use this trusted 5-step method to take effective book notes as you read

5 tips for designing an effective, resilient note taking system (that still works even when life gets busy)

Learn how to build a flexible note taking workflow and personal knowledge management system: one you can sustain even during busy, overwhelming seasons of life.

5 tips for designing an effective, resilient note taking system (that still works even when life gets busy)

These are the 7 best note-taking apps for personal knowledge management in 2022

A roundup of stand-out note-taking apps for note-taking, working on your next writing project, or building your digital mind garden.

These are the 7 best note-taking apps for personal knowledge management in 2022

How to sync your annotated PDFs between your iPad, iPhone, and Windows PC (in 4 simple steps)

Here's how you can set up seamless sync of your annotated PDFs between your iPad and your Windows PC (and your iPhone too, if that's helpful for you).

How to sync your annotated PDFs between your iPad, iPhone, and Windows PC (in 4 simple steps)