I joined Anne-Laure Le Cunff founder of Ness Labs, a mindful productivity school for knowledge workers, to talk about all things productivity and notetaking. We covered: The evolution of my Second Brain The difference between note-taking vs note-making The need for mindful productivity My book writing system Are there 3 or 4 notetaking archetypes? It was…
One of the most important milestones for a born-again Christian is to tell your “testimony.” A testimony is your personal story of how you came to the faith. It often includes the problems or challenges you were facing in your life at the time, how lost or confused you felt, the person or experience that…
“Be regular and orderly in your life so that you may be violent and original in your work.” —Gustav Flaubert “We carry within us the wonders we seek without us.” —Sir Thomas Browne “The ability to ‘fantasize’ is the ability to survive. It’s wonderful to speak about this subject because there have been so many…
We’ve just signed our first international book deal to publish Building a Second Brain….in the United Kingdom!
The initial wave of pre-orders in the United States has turned publishing heads around the world, and my literary agency has reported a surge in interest and enthusiasm for BASB in multiple countries.
Last week I asked you to be among the very first people to pre-order my new book Building a Second Brain….and boy did you deliver!
The book quickly climbed the bestseller charts in the early morning hours last Tuesday, hitting the #1 spot in all 3 of its categories on Amazon.
It’s not every day that 4 years of nonstop work hinges on one moment.
But today’s one of those days!
I’ve dreamed of writing this email for many years, and I can officially say it:
You can now pre-order Building a Second Brain.
It was the fall of 2005. I was a 20 year-old student at Saddleback Community College near my hometown in Orange County, California.
Over the previous year, I had exhausted nearly all of my college savings by attending one of the most expensive universities in the country, in faraway Washington D.C.
I can hardly believe it, but my manuscript is officially in production and pre-orders for my book Building a Second Brain (BASB) will open in just TWO WEEKS, on Tuesday, Nov. 16!!!
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The #1 question I’m receiving these days is “When does your book come out?”
(If you’re just joining, I’m writing a book based on my online course Building a Second Brain)
So I’ve decided to give you all an update on how it’s going and what I’ve learned so far.
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It is my pleasure to announce the new Praxis Fellowship, a writing residency for emerging thought leaders at the frontier of modern productivity, creativity, and knowledge management. In December of 2015 I was invited to become a Writer-in-Residence for Ribbonfarm, a niche but influential blog that had made a big impact on my own intellectual journey….
Everything you’ve done up to this point has been preparation for this singular moment: the launch of your book.
An incredible amount of time, energy, money, and attention has been invested by many different people. The foundation has been laid for sales of your book to reach thousands, or tens of thousands, or hundreds of thousands, or maybe even millions of copies.