A revolutionary approach to enhancing productivity, creating flow, and vastly increasing your ability to capture, remember, and benefit from the unprecedented amount of information all around us.
BUILDING A SECOND BRAIN:
A Proven Method to Organize Your Digital Life and Unlock Your Creative Potential
by Tiago Forte
Atria/Simon & Schuster, June 2022
(via Writers House)
For the first time in history, we have instantaneous access to the world’s knowledge. There has never been a better time to learn, to contribute, and to improve ourselves. Yet, rather than feeling empowered, we are often left feeling overwhelmed by this constant influx of information. The very knowledge that was supposed to set us free has instead led to the paralyzing stress of believing we’ll never know or remember enough.
Now, this eye-opening and accessible guide shows how you can easily create your own personal system for knowledge management, otherwise known as a Second Brain. As a trusted and organized digital repository of your most valued ideas, notes, and creative work synced across all your devices and platforms, a Second Brain gives you the confidence to tackle your most important projects and ambitious goals.
Discover the full potential of your ideas and translate what you know into more powerful, more meaningful improvements in your work and life by BUILDING A SECOND BRAIN.
“Reading this book feels like being let in on a secret. Tiago offers powerful, elegant, and deeply human solutions to some of the most stubborn challenges we face trying to make sense of the digital age. An absolute must read for anyone interested in personal knowledge management.” —Ryder Carroll, author of The Bullet Journal Method
“BUILDING A SECOND BRAIN is much more than just another productivity method—it’s a survival guide to managing the complexities of modern life.” —Chris Guillebeau, author of The $100 Startup and The Happiness of Pursuit
“Tiago has put a magnifying lens on the best practice of external capturing to keep our heads open for effective thinking and creativity. This is a well-written, cogent, and useful manual for staying clear in the knowledge-worker world.” —David Allen, New York Times bestselling author of Getting Things Done
Tiago Forte is one of the world’s foremost experts on productivity and has taught thousands of people around the world how timeless principles and the latest technology can revolutionize their productivity, creativity, and personal effectiveness. He has worked with organizations such as Genentech, Toyota Motor Corporation, and the Inter-American Development Bank, and appeared in a variety of publications, such as The New York Times, The Atlantic, and Harvard Business Review.