Quick Tip - Put Away Your Phone and Laptop

🚀 Inefficient processes are surprisingly useful - Issue #123

When I was in college, we didn’t have cellphones or laptops that we could take to class. Yes, I know. I must be ancient.

I took notes as quickly as I could in a paper notebook (been enjoying this notebook lately). I sketched diagrams and ideas too.

Several years later, along came laptops and mobile phones. Soon, we were all carrying them to classes and meetings.

I will admit that I can type much faster than I can write notes by hand. I also love the easy access to my iPhone when I want to capture an idea in Evernote (BTW, you can get a free month of Evernote Premium).

However, some things still feel more natural with a paper notebook. For example, I prefer to quickly sketch designs, concepts, process flows, etc. by hand.

Yes, I suppose that I could do this with an iPad. But, quickly trying to switch back and forth between taking notes and sketching is still a bit clumsy on digital devices.

And, I’m sorry, but I find it almost impossible to flip between numerous “pages” of notes quickl…

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