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Mar 20 • 9 tweets • 2 min read
Just realized there are really only 4 ways of changing the structure of your second brain:
1. Move a group of notes 2. Move one note 3. Tag a group of notes 4. Link one note with another
They fall neatly into this grid:
The use case for each one is also clear:
1. Move a group of notes: When the meaning or intended use of a whole category of notes has changed
2. Move one note: when you notice an existing note is more relevant to a new category, and no longer relevant to the old one
Mar 20 • 5 tweets • 2 min read
If you published a lot of writing online before Sept. 2021, try asking ChatGPT what your writing style/voice is. Pretty neat
Damn, it also gave me areas for improvement. I'd say these are very accurate
Mar 19 • 11 tweets • 2 min read
How do you consistently turn the information you consume into creative output and concrete results?
By following CODE...
• Capture only the most important information
• Organize for actionability
• Distill down to the essence
• Express your ideas
What each step looks like:
1/ Capture only the most important information
This is your first line of defense against information overload
Whether you’re collecting information from meetings, books, articles, podcasts, or conversations…
Capture what resonates and let everything else (and the FOMO) go
Mar 11 • 7 tweets • 3 min read
"What apps do you use?" is a question I get constantly.
My team and I tried and tested countless software tools, apps, and services over the years.
Here are some of the ones we’ve found essential for running and growing our business:
We joined ConvertKit in 2019, and it’s been the best email marketing platform we could have hoped for
With the help of ConvertKit, we’ve grown our email list from 3k to 100k
Feb 28 • 5 tweets • 2 min read
My new book is available for pre-order!
Here's what it's about...
We were never taught how to effectively manage the deluge of information that modern life is throwing at us
No one ever showed us how to organize our digital world so we can find what we need when we need it
Feb 3 • 5 tweets • 2 min read
100,000 subscribers to the Forte Labs Newsletter! 🎉
I think this was the hardest accomplishment of my life. Basically a decade of continuous effort since the first issue in 2013
Thank you to everyone who’s been part of the journey🙏
Special credit goes to our head of marketing @julia_saxena
She joined us in Jan. 2022 and pulled us out of a long slump by relentlessly improving our email funnel, adding more than 50,000 subscribers in the last year 👇
Jan 20 • 14 tweets • 3 min read
Some context on what I mean by “a serious company building a reliable app for mainstream users”