Forge
Published in

Forge

The Key to My Creativity Is This Weird Note-Taking System

Using Niklas Luhmann’s ‘slip box’ method, I’m finding better ideas everywhere

A filing cabinet with an open drawer with many index cards inside.
Photo: Maksym Kaharlytskyi/Unsplash

I’I’ve always been an avid notetaker—extracting ideas from books as inspiration for my articles. But most of my notes were disorganized, housed digitally in Pocket, Evernote, Google Docs, Trello, or on stacks of index cards. Accessing the…

--

--

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store
Herbert Lui

Herbert Lui

Covering the psychology of creative work for content creators, professionals, hobbyists, and independents. Author of Creative Doing: https://www.holloway.com/cd