- smart notes scarcity brings clarity writing
Some skills can be improved through experience:
- Distinguishing relevant info from less-relevant info.
- Asking better questions when taking notes
Questions improve the note taking process. Keep a list of questions handy when taking notes. Some include:
- In what context do I want to remember this idea again?
Note taking should be seen not as writing but as translation. Elaboration and note-taking are ways of translating the message of the author to one in your own words.
Fit on page, no scrolling. Scarcity forces us to be concise in our notes.
- linking ideas,