“Don’t write things down to remember them later, write them down to remember them now”.
Everyone needs a good stationary drawer.
I often get asked why I’m not very digital, despite working for a large tech company. It seems to me that when our jobs and businesses move so fast, it’s important that we find ways to slow things down. Manually writing things long-hand and reading real books (turning over pages and writing in the columns) helps me to process things faster, learn quicker and remember them.
It’s like Gandhi once said,
“There’s more to life than increasing its speed…”