Getting Organized

Use digital notes and strategic forgetting to be more effective at work

May 15, 2020

Strategic forgetting is the practice of transferring the burden of remembering to our digital notes because digital notes are memories stored outside the brain.


Use digital notes to do creative work

May 9, 2020

The point of having notes is to use them. We can use notes in consultation, in preparation, and in creation of the creative work required when working in complexity.


Create little systems to collect digital notes

May 1, 2020

To be findable and usable, digital notes must be collectable. Little systems for collecting digital notes make it possible.


Get started with digital notes and stay organized at work

April 24, 2020

Wouldn't it be amazing if there were something you could start doing at work that would immediately make you more effective at your job?


Manage your input to improve your output

April 16, 2020

The boss may not care about your input, but you should. Because there may be no more important activity to your professional success. No input, no output.


Through The Work Writing

Ideas & Inspiration

Ideas and inspiration on The Now of Work to fuel your thinking, learning, and creating. Get inspired.

Get Organized to Get Creative

Being organized is the foundation of a creative practice and creativity. Here are a series of guides to help you get organized at work. Get organized.

learning from the (Work) experts

Talented people have worked on similar problems to the problems we're now solving. Thankfully for us they've shared what they've learned. So let's learn from them.

(Personal) Professional DEvelopment

Your current role can be viewed as a platform to get better at the work you do and how you do the work. Your professional development is a you activity. Make it work for you.


Why we work the way we work is important to understand ... so we can create something better. Here's what's happening.