From yesterday’s New York Times Business section: PAPER still matters. The frequent whirring of printers in offices — despite the Internet, Microsoft Word, social media, scanners, smartphone apps and PDF files — attests to that. We may use less of it than we once did, but reading and writing on paper serves a function that, [...]
There are lots of people out there who are passionate about organizing their lives using the GTD (Getting Things Done) method with Moleskine notebooks. Here’s one person’s technique: The first part of my system begins with my weekly tasks page. This is the big rocks I have to get done this week. The two [...]
Some interesting thoughts on using non-digital tools for productivity: How Analog Rituals Can Amp Your Productivity :: Tips :: The 99 Percent. But my favorite part is this image!
Another post about notebooks from The Simple Dollar, a blog about personal finance, self-improvement and frugal living. (Featured before in this post.) Trent talks about how he uses his “Idea Notebook,” including these tips, which he expands upon in the original post: I simply keep a small pocket notebook in my pocket at all times. [...]
Some very good points about why it’s still worth using paper and pen in the internet age, from Alice Seba at Contentrix: In today’s digital world we don’t rely on paper and pen very much. But personally, I love my handy-dandy notebook and pen for my online business for a few reasons: Writing things down [...]
Do you start the year by setting up a new notebook or planner? What’s your method? Dustin at Stepcase Lifehack shares his steps for starting a new Moleskine for 2010: Since I make a big deal about using a Moleskine (or similar notebook) as an always-with-you productivity tool, I thought I’d share exactly how I [...]
I really enjoyed this two-part tour through Inkyjournal’s various Moleskines, used for a variety of work and personal things. Lots of photos! Read more at Inkyjournal – reviews of fountain pens, notebooks, moleskine and ink: how I use moleskine.
Check out this tutorial on how to make a sort of Hipster PDA out of a Moleskine. I’m not sure how I’d like having those rings interfering with the front cover lying flat, but I like the way this adds a removable/ refillable element to the Moleskine, and the ability to flip it to the [...]
Among their other favorite workspace tools, these are the top picks for note-taking: Paper and Note-Taking Tools Despite our zest for technology, pen and paper is still Lifehacker readers’ favorite note-taking tool. Let’s take those notes in style. Moleskine Notebooks: We take our note-taking very seriously around these parts, so it’s no surprise that we’re [...]
There was an interesting article a few weeks ago in the New York Times, about electronic tools for note-taking: Bringing Order to the Chaos of Notes: MODERN life is a mess of notes, a tangle of countless scraps of information that we accumulate during our waking hours. In the morning, you attend a meeting with [...]