Productivity

Ranking productivity apps

Ranking Our Biggest Productivity App Predictions | Keep Productive

I sat down with productivity YouTuber Francesco D’Alessio of Keep Productive in London to rank our biggest productivity app predictions and share how we currently perceive the software space. Here’s a sneak peek of what we discussed: Is Mem the new Evernote? Will Notion lose in the next 3 years? Is Evernote going to make a comeback?…

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Free Time Podcast

Why a Second Brain Transcends Software | Free Time Podcast

I joined Jenny Blake on the Free Time Podcast to discuss how an email you send to friends can become an information asset as well as the link between creativity and productivity. We also dived into: Why you should “only start projects that are already 80% done.” How to apply the “campsite rule” to information…

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Deep Dive with Ali Abdaal

The True Meaning of Productivity | Deep Dive with Ali Abdaal

I sat down in person with my friend, productivity YouTuber Ali Abdaal, for a 1-hour deep dive conversation. We covered a lot of ground, including… How having a child impacted my productivity My journey into the world of productivity How to keep up with managing information flows Is the world moving away from productivity? What productivity…

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Goop

How to Get More Out of Digital Notetaking | Goop

I sat down with Goop to talk about how to enhance the creative process, the benefits of externalizing your thoughts and how you can develop your Second Brain. We also discussed: What is personal knowledge management The difference between digital notetaking vs paper notetaking How we can learn to better manage information in the digital…

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How to Sustain Behavior Change | Creator Lab Podcast

I joined Bilal Zaidi on the Creator Lab podcast to talk about sustaining behavior change, adopting the mindset of a curator, and designing notes for your future self. We also covered: Why there is no right way to express your thoughts The power of cohort-based courses A comprehensive summary of the CODE method (Capture, Organize,…

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Building a Second Brain with Ali Abdaal

How to Organize Your Life | Ali Abdaal

Popular productivity YouTuber and Ali Abdaal summarized Building a Second Brain in this 15-minute video. This is an incredible distillation and expression of the book’s core principles. Ali discussed: What is a Second Brain and why should you have one The CODE method: my 4-step process for knowledge management and creative work How having a Second Brain…

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The Motivation Behind Building a Second Brain | Focused Podcast

I joined David Sparks and Mike Schmitz on the Focused Podcast to discuss my new book, why building knowledge assets is important, and how to flip the switch from consumer to creator. We also dived into: Why information overwhelm can be a positive problem The motivation behind Building a Second Brain The relation between productivity and creativity…

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