“The real potential of a digital organizational system is to be a tool for capturing and systematically reminding you of past ideas, inspirations, insights, and connections.” — Tiago Forte

There are four essential capabilities that we can rely on a Second Brain to perform for us: Making our ideas concrete. Revealing new associations between ideas. Incubating our ideas over time. Sharpening our unique perspectives. — Tiago Forte

The heart of creativity and innovation is making spontaneous connections between seemingly unrelated things. Creativity, InnovationTiago Forte

Goals for a PKM:

  • capturing and systematically reminding you of:
    • past ideas
    • inspirations
    • insights
    • connections
  • streamline a writing or content creation process
    • Curate Ideas
    • making connections between seemingly unrelated ideas
    • Build upon existing ideas instead of purely starting back at the beginning each time

If you don’t already have a Personal Knowledge Management tool, then I highly recommend Obsidian

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