Paperless Organizing Knowhow: Tags vs Folders

We’ve always needed methods to help us optimally store and retrieve information. Anciently, perhaps it was learning songs to help recall life-saving knowledge and important historical events. We progressed to ink and paper of some form, but since access was limited, it wasn’t too hard to organize or locate it later. More recently, we moved […]

The Zettelkasten Method. What is it and is it right for you?

We have access to more information than ever before. While this can be good for reducing the amount of time we spend searching for something, it can also leave us buried in a mountain of information with no way to organize and make sense of it. If you’ve ever had to manage a large volume […]

Creative Research: Connecting the Dots using Mind Maps

Research is a big part of life. Even if it isn’t a part of your job, you will still have times in life where collecting information on a topic can give you an advantage in making decisions or preparing for your next move. In my own life, I research new tools, work concepts, topics for […]

Single Source of Truth: What it is, and why your business needs one

As people produce work in “silos”, duplicate information is created: duplicate process, duplicate pieces of content, and so on. As more people or projects come into the mix, multiple data silos are created as well as competing versions of the truth. Which process is the standard? Which verbiage is within the company brand? Which template […]