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…