Monday, September 14, 2015
How To Keep Your Ideas Organized
There are thousands of people who come up with great ideas each day that they will never act on or remember, because they fail to capture these ideas in any way; sometimes, these ideas are as simple as something that will help them out around the house or in their family, while others of these ideas are business or innovation ideas that would help the individual in question to make money down the road. It will be beneficial for you to have a method for capturing and recording ideas if you are an "ideas" person - and while the specifics of this approach will be different for every different person, here are a few ideas you can consider trying out yourself. Even if recording ideas in a notebook seems like a rather "old school" way to record ideas these days, it is a great way to keep track of everything that comes to mind; a notebook with your ideas in it will become more intimate and personal to you than a computer or phone full of ideas would, and you can simplify your approach to recording ideas in your notebook by separating your notebook into sections for each different type of idea. Of course, a computer is a great way for you to record your ideas if you feel more comfortable with a computer than with a notebook - and the great thing about storing things on a computer is that you can save different types of ideas in different documents, and you can easily search your computer to find anything you want. If you tend to be more "visual" than other people are, having a large whiteboard in your office for ideas can be hugely beneficial; on this whiteboard, you can keep track of the progress on all your ideas, and this will enable you to see your ideas written down in front of you all the time. When you begin to record your ideas as they come to you, you never know where this will lead, so scan these options and find the one that you feel fits best for you, then start to record your ideas in this manner and watch the effects this has!