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Podcast: Tiago Forte on Productivity, Provocation, and Layering Knowledge

When it comes to productivity, there are plenty of people who want you to do things their way. Tiago Forte, a productivity consultant based in San Francisco, wants to help you think for yourself. “I try to provoke people,” he says. “I try to find what is becoming the common wisdom that ‘everyone’ knows, and just attack it. Because that gets people thinking.” In Part 1 of our podcast interview

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Taking Note: How Note-taking Improves Reading—An Interview with Shane Parrish

This post is part of an ongoing series, “Taking Note,” which outlines the history and styles of note taking. Throughout the coming weeks, we’ll explore how taking notes can improve your creativity and all the work you set out to accomplish. Whether you read for information or entertainment, reading well depends on your engagement with the material. Just ask Shane Parrish, founder of the Farnam Street website and newsletter. Farnam

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