PKM is a new term, but an important one for all knowledge workers (i.e. lawyers and others who think for a living and solve problems by thinking). Here are some basics of PKM, which will probably seem alien to many lawyers. But it’s worth making the effort to grasp the power of PKM.
- Nick Milo’s PKM story (article published on Medium)
- Nick Milo’s YouTube channel
- What is PKM (Nick MIlo’s YouTube explanation)
- Focused podcast episode 122 (where Nick Milo’s appeared and discussed PKM)
- Wikipedia definition of personal knowledge management
- Information Anxiety 2, by Richard Saul Wurman
- Continuum of Understanding, by Richard Shedroff (progression from data to information to knowledge to wisdom)
- The Great Mental Models, by Farnam Street (Shane Parrish runs Farnham Street)
- How to Read a Book: The Classic Guide to Intelligent Reading, Mortimer Adler
- Bookworm podcast: episode 42 (How To Read a Book)
- Trello (kanban board style project management tool)
- SweetProcess (process documentation tool)
- Process St. (another process documenting tool)
- 1Password (best password management tool)
- Drafts (fast capture tool for iPhone users)
- Evernote (not so fast capture tool that many people still use)
- Apple Notes (fast capture tool for iPhone users)
- Otter.ai (convenient and semi-fast capture via voice transcription)
- Kill your darlings (writing advice that applies to ideas as well)
- Obsidian (a new PKM tool that is being rapidly adopted by high-level knowledge workers)
- Amazon Kindle Notes (your book highlights are accessible online and in various Kindle apps)
- Michael Hyatt (respected business leader and business coach)
- Tim Ferriss (well-known author of The Four Hour Workweek, and VC investor.)
- My Systems Workshop
Also, you might want to download my free Guide to Working Smarter in the Digital Age (to help you optimize your practice —so you start working less and relaxing more).
And if you want to make improvements faster, check out my Working Smarter course.
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