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Lays out a detailed approach to using digital tools to feel less bombarded and have more time to think.Financial Times

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 ― Getting Things Done

Tiago has changed the game with this book.
Building a Second Brain completely changed my life and the tools and techniques it contains will improve anyone's productivity, creativity and focus. -- Ali Abdaal, YouTuber and Entrepreneur

Until memory implants become a thing, mastering the 'second brain' in your hip pocket might be your best move. ―
Fast Company

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

I've been using variations on Forte's ideas for decades. When you're ready to get out of your own way, you'll discover that they really work. -- Seth Godin, Author ―
This is Marketing

Tiago is a master organizer. His book, Building a Second Brain, is the ultimate guide for anybody who wants to succeed in the Internet age. It's the single best system I can recommend to any writer. You'll leave feeling calmer, more creative, and much more productive. -- David Perell, Founder of Write of Passage

The passion economy is one of the next great waves of entrepreneurship in the world, and the ability to cultivate and leverage your personal knowledge is key to being part of it. Tiago's book is an excellent introduction to how to succeed in the new landscape of creativity online. -- Li Jin, Co-Founder and General Partner at Variant

Building a Second Brain will make you rethink your relationship with knowledge. Tiago's method offers a paradigm shift from the tiring quest for self-improvement to the freedom of self-expression. After reading the book, you will finally be able to focus on what matters: connecting ideas and generating insights. -- Anne-Laure Le Cunff, Founder of Ness Labs

In a world of so much information and more coming - we need a process for organizing and accessing that information. Luckily, Tiago has done all the hard work and gives tactical ways to make it happen. -- Noah Kagan, Founder of AppSumo

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Find order, creativity and productivity with this revolutionary system

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  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ Profile Books; Main edition (14 Jun. 2022)
  • Language ‏ : ‎ English
  • Paperback ‏ : ‎ 272 pages
  • ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 1800812213
  • ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-1800812215
  • Dimensions ‏ : ‎ 13.2 x 2.6 x 21.4 cm
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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. Find out more at Fortelabs.co.

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