Your Brain’s Not Broken: My Second Brain in Notion

Dig inside YouTuber and medical student Elizabeth Filips' up-to-date Second Brain Notion system to discover the productivity apps and note-taking philosophies that fuel her prolific creative output. 🔎  Review Elizabeth's Second Brain Map: https://basb.io/elizabethbrainmap2022 👉  Subscribe to Elizabeth Filips' YouTube channel: https://basb.io/elizabethfilipssub…
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Dig inside YouTuber and medical student Elizabeth Filips’ up-to-date Second Brain Notion system to discover the productivity apps and note-taking philosophies that fuel her prolific creative output.

🔎  Review Elizabeth’s Second Brain Map: https://basb.io/elizabethbrainmap2022
👉  Subscribe to Elizabeth Filips’ YouTube channel: https://basb.io/elizabethfilipssub
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00:00 Elizabeth: “Our main brain is not meant for storing information”
00:34 Tiago: “So, your whole Second Brain is one page🤯?”
00:50 CAPTURE
00:55 Pen & Paper – “It’s awful and not sustainable”
01:05 Books – “Start with books”
01:11 Readwise – “It’s the ultimate app”
01:34 Kindle – “It’s easy and highlightable”
01:42 Instapaper – “It’s like your own curated newspaper”
02:05 Twitter – “I hated it before”
02:19 Air – “I don’t really like it”
02:28 Elizabeth’s Book Reading Strategy
02:31 Kindle – “Super information-dense book”
02:41 Audio Only – “Fluffy books”
03:23 Apple Notes – “Art is a good thing to capture”
04:14 Elizabeth’s Task Management
04:33 Google Calendar – “I’m not very rigid with these”
04:48 Elizabeth: “I’ve accepted that I’ve a very poor memory but, I’m a very passionate person”
05:07 ORGANIZE
05:10 Readwise Inbox – Raw highlights from sources
05:32 Notion – “Only the important things will go here”
05:55 The Zettelkasten Method
06:47 Tiago: “The digital equivalent of an index card”
07:08 Progressive Summarization – “My favorite thing in the world”
07:40 Turning reading cards into personalised note cards
08:46 Elizabeth’s Second Brain Overview – “This will need a bit of explaining”
08:59 Topics of Interest – “Life, design, yourself, mental frameworks, emotions…”
09:27 Create a Strong Statement – “A straightforward Life is Depressing”
10:00 How to Separate Information – “I didn’t do any mental gymnastics here”
10:26 The 3 C’s – “Connected, contradictory and, crazy”
12:08 “This was the only thing I couldn’t adopt from Building a Second Brain”
12:35 Elizabeth’s Numbering Notetaking System
13:48 What’s Elizabeth’s Notetaking Style?
13:58 How to figure out your own notetaking style…

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Host: Tiago Forte
Guest: Elizabeth Filips https://basb.io/elizabethfilipssub

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