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Build a Second Brain, Get Rest and Become Rich
Welcome to the Growth Guide, a weekly newsletter where I share actionable ideas to help you Be Better, Achieve More and Become Financially Free.
This week on the Growth Guide Podcast, we talked to Tiago Forte, author of Building a Second Brain: A Proven Method to Organize Your Digital Life and Unlock Your Creative Potential.
A few books you read are truly transformational.
For me, this is one of them.
After I read Tiago’s book, I immediately selected a software tool to build my Second Brain and got to work. My only regret is I didn’t start sooner.
You have enormous amounts of information entering your brain every day, which leads to overload and exhaustion.
A Second Brain is your own Personal Knowledge Management System and it’s based on the CODE Framework:
Capture - Summarize information in your own words
Organize - Use the PARA Method: Projects, Areas, Resources, Archives
Distill - Use a few words to distill the essence of the scene or information
Express - Put your work into the world early, frequently and in small manageable chunks
Click below to listen to the episode:
You Need REST.
Today’s hustle culture will burn you out and I know, because it’s happened to me.
Burnout or constant exhaustion often results from trying to live a full life, but it doesn’t have to be this way.
Sleep isn’t enough.
Some of you sleep 7+ hours per night and are still exhausted because you aren’t optimizing for the different types of rest you need.
To increase your mental and physical health, creativity and productivity, you need to focus on these 7 types of rest:
Click below to read more about the 7 types of rest:
Become Financially Free
Financial independence is simple.
It’ isn’t easy, but it’s really, really simple:
Invest what’s left
The Financial Independence Retire Early (FIRE) gurus will tell you to focus on spend less to become financially independent.
You need to focus first on Earn More, because there is a limit to how low you can reduce your spend, but there’s no ceiling on what you can earn.
In this space, we’re going to dive deep into how you can increase your earnings over time, my friends.
It’s my favorite subject.
We always focus on where to invest our money when the greatest investment we can make is in ourselves.
What is the best investment you can make in yourself right now?
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