My Powerful Note-Taking Workflow That Turns Information Into Insight ⚡️

Ev Chapman
October 16, 2023

I read a lot of articles. In a previous life I would go crazy highlighting and saving quotes that would live in a database in Notion and I convinced myself this was note-taking. Today, my process looks very different. Rather than put the emphasis only on reading & highlighting. I take it one step further and take the time to think & write about the things I highlight. In that way, I turn the information I collect into real knowledge.

In this video I show you through my workflow and the three apps I use to make it happen: Matter for reading & highlighting, Readwise for collecting notes, and Tana for thinking & writing.


00:00 Introduction
02:03: Spark Highlighting With Matter
05:29 Saving With Readwise
06:12 Spark Writing With Tana

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