Maybe you’re having coffee somewhere and out of the blue, a brilliant design idea you can pitch to a potential customer comes to mind. So you jot it down in a notebook.
But there is one problem: “Unless I bothered to flip through it later – and was miraculously able to decipher my own handwriting – the ideas went into that notebook, never to return,” writes Harvard Business Review contributor Alexandra Samuel.
The digital age solution she recommends is a cloud-based digital notebook program. “With a note-taking program you can create an inspiration or innovation system: a process for capturing your ideas wherever and whenever they occur, and even more important, for bringing them back to you at the moment when they’re most likely to be useful,” she adds.
Read more at Harvard Business Review.