Zettelkasten

Why is the Zettelkasten methode not working for you?

The Zettelkasten (aka as note box) is often described as the ultimate tool for knowledge workers. Its inventor, Niklas Luhmann, is frequently cited for his prolific lifework. During his life he wrote more than 70 books and nearly 400 scholarly articles. However, many average users struggle to achieve higher knowledge output with Luhmann’s box, or …

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The Mycelium Principle – Why your Zettelkasten works like a fungal network

Mushrooms are among the most fascinating organisms on Earth. Many people mistakenly believe that mushrooms are plants. However, they rule their own kingdom, that of the fungi. Mushrooms are also much more than just the fruiting body that prominently pops up from the ground: The majority of their biomass is made up of what is …

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Zettelkasten vs. Second Brain vs. PARA – What’s the difference?

At first glance, this title sounds like clickbait. Because in reality, the “Zettelkasten” is a second brain. A “Second Brain” refers to any system or tool that helps you store information for later use. The “Zettelkasten” naturally falls under this category. However, there is an issue. The term “Second Brain” is often synonymous today with …

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