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Inc. – Brain Expert Jim Kwik Teaches a Whole New Way to Take Notes and It’s Genius




By Minda Zetlin, Co-Author, The Geek Gap

In a new Inc. webinar, Limitless author and memory expert Jim Kwik taught the audience a new way to take notes so as to get the most value out of them. You should start using it immediately — I know I’m going to. It all begins with drawing a line down the center of the page.

I spend a lot of time taking notes and almost as much time thinking about how I could do it better. I switched from typing notes to writing them by hand when I learned research showed handwritten notes improve comprehension and retention. Once I started using a bullet journal a year or two ago, I began keeping important handwritten notes there (rather than in the notepads provided at every conference). That way I can always find them when I need them.

That was as far as my note-taking evolution had gotten — until I attended Kwik’s webinar and it changed my whole thinking about how to do it. Here’s what I learned.

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