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Learning about uncertainty

3 Steps to Stay Motivated Amid Uncertainty (Scenarios — Vivid Vision — Backcast Goals) In a workshop with Graham Norris, I discovered the power of the Uncertainty Mindset. With an...

How my second brain supports me on my fastlane

Accelerate Your FASTLANE Journey with a 🧠SECOND BRAIN🧠 Inspired by MJ DeMarco’s “The Millionaire Fastlane” I’m convinced connecting a Second Brain with the FASTLANE accelerates the journey to building wealth....

Smart connections for fast summaries

How I streamline my Note-Taking with Smart Connect Obsidian AI (A strong summarization workflow for your Second Brain) I discovered a workflow that simplifies summarizing key insights and integrating them...

The role of automation in my second brain

How I reduce cognitive load through automating my Second Brain 🧠 In my Second Brain I need to maintain several workflows. To focus on what truly matters I leverage automation...

How i create presentations directly from my second brain

How I Create Presentations Within My Second Brain (presentations made easy) Creating presentations used to slow me down. Switching between tools? Frustrating! It caused a disconnect from my primary knowledge...

Ai and compressing

My LLM — compression, expansion, and translation (the best about any topic—in the right form for any given context) Tired of information overload? LLMs can help you cut through the...

Learning is connected with happiness

My grandma sparked my love of learning ❤️ (Learning, Learning, Always Learning - Lenin) Yesterday, as I wandered through Berlin, I stumbled upon a street-side bookshelf. I found: Dr. Eckhardt...

Implemented my first gpt and experimenting ⭐️⭐️

Building my LinkedIn GPT Assistant in Just 4 Hours (More ideas, more focus on writing, better learnings) I analyzed my LinkedIn writing and turned the insights into a GPT assistant....

Introducing the 4 learning types

I’m definitely a WHAT learner and You? (exploring 4MAT) Ditching the VARK model and exploring the powerful 4MAT system. 4MAT focuses on how we both perceive and process information: 🦋WHY...

Catch your thoughts immediately

💡How I capture my Ideas, instead of losing them My ideas often vanished as quickly as they appeared.  Later, I was annoyed that I hadn’t captured my idea right away....

5 changes to learning and 3 main books ⭐️

I found a way to supercharge my learning (my 5 main changes and 3 books with highest influence) “Your mind is for having ideas, not for holding them” - David...

Is reading dead

Is reading dead or am I doing something terribly wrong? I’m sharing knowledge passionately. And curated key insights from top business books. Completely free, designed to help get key takeaways...

How i learn on 6 levels with my second brain

How I learn on 6 levels with my Second Brain (Bloom’s Taxonomy and CODE combined) Level up your learning: By using your Second Brain for Capture-Organize-Distill-Express on all 6 levels...

How i utilize 23 years knowledge to design impactful lead...

How I use my 23 years of knowledge to design impactful leadership sessions (Tired of reinventing the wheel? Use your Second Brain) It’s tough to quickly leverage years of knowledge...

7 ai tools that i leverage daily ⭐️⭐️⭐️

7 AI tools that I leverage daily ✨ (Based on 1 year experimentation) Within one year of experimentation with AI tools several use cases emerged that now heavily shape my...

Accelerated learning unleashed how i conquered thepower... ⭐️⭐️⭐️

💪 Accelerated learning unleashed: How I conquered thePower MBA in 30 days (😮 Unlock the Secret Library) Fancy mastering the thePower in one month instead of a year? I tackled...

Smart connections the next level of working with ai ⭐️⭐️⭐️

✨Second Brain and AI: Elevate your knowledge management with a powerful combination (unleash creativity by enabling serendipity) Ever wondered how to leverage AI in your Second Brain? The answer has...

Leveraging smart connections to get inspiration for expre... ⭐️⭐️⭐️

✨ Imagine if your notes could generate ideas for you. Now, they can. 💡 (How I leverage my Second Brain with Smart Connections-AI to get inspired for my posts) Ever...

Kindle capture flow

Distilling ‘The Millionaire Fastlane’ (your deep dive into Knowledge Management) I’ve recently finished “The Millionaire Fastlane” by MJ DeMarco, a book that challenges conventional financial wisdom. Here are my 5...

Immersive writing inside a second brain

Knowledge, done right, is about feeling empowered! (🧠✨4 Steps to Focused Divergence) I experience that when writing with my “Second Brain“, inside Obsidian. It’s an amplifier to my curiosity and...

Book notes capturing with chatgpt

How to chatGPT Your Book Highlights into Actionable Insights (from 📚book highlight to Second Brain note in 3 steps) Transform your reading into actionable knowledge with this simple ChatGPT +...

🌱 Helping others to grow 👐
Experience with learning in public

👉 FOLLOW ME on LinkedIn 7 Advantages I Gain from Learning in Public 📌Knowledge not shared is knowledge lost! Inspired by a workshop from the NessLabs community, I reflect on...

4 top books for smarter learning

4 Top Books for Smarter Learning 📚 (Invest just 1 hour to absorb key insights!) Two weeks ago I ran a Smarter Learning - Sharper Skills Workshop.  I shared four...

Fast capture while taking a course

How I Fast-Track Key Insights During Online Courses ⚡️ (save time, extend thoughts, stay in the context) Ever watched a live presentation packed with valuable slides, but you can’t access...

Getting started with your second brain

Unlock Smarter Learning: Three Steps to Start with Your Second Brain 🧠 Do you find yourself forgetting important details from webinars, conferences, or books shortly after? Is all the information...

Smarter learning sharper skills live workshop

Unlock smarter learning and sharper skills to thrive in the age of AI “Understanding what we learn is crucial, but in the era of AI and the Internet, understanding how...

Building a digital garden

$10/Year: How I Built My Thriving ‘Mind Garden’ (Share your ideas with a super affordable setup) Two years ago, I started a ‘Mind Garden’ – a space to share my...

All In One linkedin overview

I struggle to keep track of our LinkedIn posts! (…but I found a solution) I created an organized archive of all my LinkedIn posts, with deeper insights and links for...

7 advantages from working out loud in my digital garden ⭐️⭐️

🌱 Building Collective Intelligence - One Idea at a Time (My small contribution to Democratizing Knowledge) In a world overflowing with information, having a space to nurture, share, and connect...

Second brain and ai presentation at fu berlin ⭐️

🧠💡 Amplify Your Mind with a Second Brain + AI (Insights from presenting at Freie Universität Berlin) Fresh from presenting at Freie Universität Berlin on Second Brains and AI productivity, I’m...

How to use your second brain to learn a new skill

How My Second Brain Powers My LinkedIn Writing Journey (🧠💡) I’ve turned my writing into a systematic pursuit of knowledge, utilizing my Second Brain. Here’s my system: ‾‾‾‾‾ ↳ Structured...

I struggled to retain what i learned for decades ⭐️

I struggled to retain what I learned for decades (my Second Brain + these 6 Strategies help me today) 📖Learn Better📖 outlines 6 powerful strategies for mastering new skills. As...

9 tips how i learn in sync with my brain

9 Tips how I learn in Sync with my Brain 🧠 I regularly refine my approach to learning because learning tools and knowledge are constantly changing. Here’s what works for...

I was tired of constantly re Learning the same things

I was tired of constantly re-learning the same things! (And found my way to smart learning) We consume tons of information (courses, books, podcasts…) but struggle to apply and easily...

Drowning in ai news overload? ⭐️

Drowning in AI news overload? (How I tamed the information beast and stay on top of what MATTERs) I struggled with AI news overload, not knowing where to start. Then,...

6 top books recommended by lara acosta ⭐️

Hitting $100k/month in under 2 years? (Lara Acosta credits these 5 books as key to her success) Inspired by Lara Acosta’s top 5 book recommendations - https://lnkd.in/eejefkxw. Short on time?...

How i extract maximum value from every ebook in 5 steps ⭐️

✨How I Extract Maximum Value From Every eBook in 5 steps (and find your Easter Egg🥚) Ever read an amazing eBook but worried you’ll forget the key points? I just...

My current writing toolstack

11 Tools That Power My Daily LinkedIn Writing (4 AI-driven already) Since I began posting daily on LinkedIn, I’ve fine-tuned my writing tool stack. Over time, AI tools have become...

🏃 Health 🍎
1 years nesslabs community

Celebrating One Year with NessLabs Community (My Journey with Mindful Productivity) Today marks a year since I joined the NessLabs community, founded by the inspiring Anne-Laure Le Cunff. The core...

Forming my sugar reduction habit

My 125 Days Sugar-Free: Gaining Health and Clarity “Absorb what is useful, discard what is useless and add what is specifically your own — Bruce Lee“ encapsulates my journey away from...

Goals checking after 4 months in this year

Turns out, I spent a full WORK WEEK exercising each month.. Four months into 2024, and my commitment to fitness and nutrition continues to test and strengthen my perseverance.  Here’s...

I cracked the code to perseverance ⭐️⭐️

I cracked the code to perseverance (after years of failing) (and hit a 140-week exercise streak) We all know the struggle – starting strong, then fizzling out. And aiming for...

Building strong habits one streak at a time ⭐️⭐️

How these 8 streaks help me forming strong habits (Are you aware that it takes 254 days to form a habit?) I used to lose steam on my goals. Distractions,...

What i learn from 7 power zones each day

What I learn from 7 Power Zones each day (How you leverage your body-mind connection) Peloton Power Zones are output ranges - a measurement of how hard you’re working at...

How i stretch out of comfort zone each day

How I stretch out of comfort zone each day (4 steps and why comparison matters) Want to push past your comfort zone? I experience this strong combination for pushing through:...

How i reached 10x growth in fitness in 3 months ⭐️

💪 How I reached 10x growth in fitness in 3 months (and how you reach that with 5 simple steps too) I hate these push-ups a little every day. But...

💖 Relationships 🤝
Support in sideways movements ⭐️⭐️⭐️

The Turnaround: Leadership Lessons from my Life’s Toughest Moments A decade ago, at the peak of my career—leading teams, climbing the ladder, and balancing family life—I faced an unexpected curveball....

Your mind is for having ideas not holding them ⭐️

Your mind is for having ideas, not holding them (A pivotal point to my knowledge work) I’ve invested SO much time in learning - 300 books, 100+ workshops but felt...

Weekly highlights
My highlights kw20

My top 5️⃣ LinkedIn Insights this Week 💡 (🏆 Hybrid Teams, Look Up, Smart Connections Obsidian AI) This week, I explored: ↳ GPT-4o ↳ Winning with Hybrid Teams ↳ How...

My highlights kw19

My top 5️⃣ LinkedIn Posts this Week (Insults, 🤑 fastlane, brilliant speech, can’t by time) This week, I explored: ↳ The Millionaire Fastlane ↳ Insults and how to respond ↳...

My highlights kw18

From Meaning over MVP to nutrition change (Top 5️⃣ LinkedIn Posts I Loved This Week) This week, I explored: ↳ collective intelligence ↳ got THE guide to MVPs ↳ reflected...

My highlights kw17

From Hypergrowth to Anti Productivity Hacks (Top 5 LinkedIn Posts I Loved This Week) This week for me was about: ↳ About Hypergrowth and Linearity ↳ Understand your team and...

My highlights kw16

Unbubble your LinkedIn feed with my top 5 finds… (Be Kind, Obsession, NPS, GPT-5 🚤, perseverance) This week was about ↳ Things are tough. Be kind! ↳ badly timed NPS...

My highlights kw15

Level up your LinkedIn feed with my top 5 finds… (Numbers, Teams+AI, Smarter Decisions, ChatGPT+Children, strong Habits) This week was about: ↳ smart decisions ↳ numbers in presentations ↳ changing...

My highlights kw14

5 LinkedIn Posts That Changed How I Think This Week (Because LinkedIn Posts DO Influence People…) This week, I found moving insights on climate change, Notion hacks, the power of...

My highlights kw13

5 LinkedIn Posts That Changed How I Think This Week (Because LinkedIn Posts DO Influence People…) This week on LinkedIn, I loved the mix of inspiration and practicality: Heike Dreißigacker:...

Others
F A S T L A N E s U P E R C H A R G E R

🚀 Embarking on the Fastlane to Wealth! 🚀 (F-A-S-T-L-A-N-E-S-U-P-E-R-C-H-A-R-G-E-R) This morning, I turned the last page on MJ DeMarco’s The Millionaire Fastlane. And I’m still buzzing with the electric shock...

How i stretched my pushup record with the 1% method

How I stretched my pushup record with the 1% Method (from Struggling to 304 Pushups in 6min) My 1% Method: ✪ Max pushups every day, 2 sets. ✪ Push your...

I struggle at least 3x per week with my daily commitments

I struggle at least 3x/week with my daily commitments (But here is how you can follow through) My motivation varies wildly. Partially on the edge to struggle with my daily...

5 reasons i'm hooked on linkedin

5 Reasons I’m Hooked on LinkedIn (Nr 5. - Curiosity in Overdrive…) Ever wondered why expressing on LinkedIn is game-changing? 🤔 Here’s why I’m hooked on sharing thoughts on LinkedIn:...

47 and working in startups_scaleups ⭐️⭐️

47 and Counting: How I become a Startup Swiss Army Knife 🌟 (Unlock your edge!) Imagine thriving in startups at 47. It’s my reality. 🚀 Since 2009, I’ve embraced the...

How i unlock data mastery faster than ever

How I Unlock Data Mastery Faster Than Ever💡🚀 Ever felt swamped by data analysis, eg for your social media results? Julius.AI is a game-changer for me! 🤖✨ ✪ With just...

Juniors, want a career superpower master ai Amplified l...

Juniors, want a career superpower? Master AI-amplified learning! It’s the key to outpacing outdated methods and building the skills in demand fast. Many seniors struggle to keep pace with the...

How i grab your attention on linkedin 77 posts learning...

How I grab your attention on LinkedIn (📊 My insights from 77 posts, 78K impressions, and 780 comments analyzed with Julius.ai) ✪ ‘Second Brain’ and note-taking concepts connected with AI...

How i capture my eureka moments

How I Capture My Eureka Moments 💡 Sick of losing brilliant ideas on the go? 🤔 I was, and it was frustrating—until I found a way to capture those fleeting...

How i turned skepticism into podcast addiction

How I turned skepticism into podcast addiction. (How 60 minutes changed my perception ) I stubbornly resisted podcasts… until one episode changed my mind. I brushed them off as fluff....

Unlock memorable learning with high engagement

Unlock Memorable Learning with high engagement! 🧠 (How to make content engaging and effective) Struggling to make your training sessions stick? Here are 12 essential principles for effective learning design that...

Collaborative learning strategies

Unlock the Power of Collaborative Learning  Struggling to turn team knowledge into growth?  Collaborative learning could be your superpower. 7 key ingredients for Collaborative Learning: ‾‾‾‾ ✪ Ensure Executive backing....

Unlock your potential with mindful productivity

Unlock Your Potential with Mindful Productivity ⚡ (Discover PARI) Tired of feeling stuck? I discovered the key to constant growth! Meet PARI: the mindful practice for productivity and personal growth....

6 steps to active learning from podcasts

6 Steps to Active Learning from Podcasts 🧠✨ Tired of podcasts fading into background noise? Boost your learning from podcasts and unlock new insights with these 6 easy steps… 1:...

About strategy

Unlock the Secret to Winning Strategies! (Tired of confusing strategy with tools?) It is about understanding the essence of strategy, beyond the analytical tools often mistaken for the strategy itself....

Unlock growth lead with care then knowledge

Unlock Growth: Lead with Care, Then Knowledge (Is this the missing link?) Do you feel like you’re shouting into the void? 💡 You’ve got a mountain of knowledge but feel...

Sam team rules

Your team needs these 4 rules (for inclusivity, accountability, swift decisions, and radical candor) Rule 1:  No-one gets lost Bring your concerns into the light. If you’re drifting, speak up!...

Feeling overwhelmed about ai

Feeling overwhelmed about AI? (Are you at risk of not adapting quickly enough?) I see so many people who want to get started with AI but feel lost in the...

Lets play coaching hopscotch

The Hopscotch Method: 8 Keys to Coaching Mastery 🤯 (Playful Guidance for Breakthroughs 🚀) Ever felt lost in a coaching session? The Hopscotch Method offers playful guidance! 🚀 Let’s explore...

Post about how to begin

Ever feel stuck setting goals that really excite you? (Get inspired by the impactful method described in How to Begin) Major goals should be DAUNTING, IMPORTANT and THRILLING It is...

Post about 12 rules for life

12 Rules for Life to help through today’s chaotic times (And Dive Deeper with My Insights 🤿) Jordan Peterson’s 12 Rules for Life offer keys to unlock your potential for...

7 years remarkable

Unlock the Power of Hybrid Note-Taking! 📝✨ (7 Years & 5000 Pages: My Remarkable Journey) Ever felt like traditional note-taking was holding you back? I did—until I discovered a game-changer for...

Unlock extraordinary growth with tiny daily steps

Unlock Extraordinary Growth with Tiny Daily Steps! (My 5x Fitness Formula) Ever wonder how tiny daily actions can transform your life? My secret: consistent fitness. It boosts my creativity, performance,...

Boost your productivity with science you can hear

Boost your productivity with Science you can hear 🧠🎵 (How I switch super fast to deep work full focus mode) In our distraction-filled world, achieving deep focus is crucial. I’ve...

Unlock your potential confidence vs. competence

Unlock Your Potential: Confidence vs. Competence 🧠💡 (Discover the Matrix That Transforms Your Growth) The secret isn’t just in what you know, it’s in believing you can use it. 🌟...

Task chaos tamed

Task chaos tamed (How connecting Todoist to my Second Brain provides peace of mind) Feeling overwhelmed by tasks scattered across different apps and notes? I found a solution that transformed...

Unlock the ai writing paradox stay true, stay efficient

Unlock the AI Writing Paradox: Stay True, Stay Efficient 🤖✍️ (Uncover three Levels of AI support for writing) Ever felt torn between the allure of AI’s efficiency and the authenticity...

Stuck in decision Making quagmire find your way out

Stuck in Decision-Making Quagmire? Find Your Way Out! 🧭 (Unlock the Power of the DECIDE Model for Yourself) Ever felt stuck in decision-making limbo? You’re not alone. 🤯 Whether it’s...

On writing

👉 FOLLOW ME on LinkedIn Content preparation Strive for simplicity. Cut out words that don’t perform a function. Make long words short. Use easy-to-understand language and clear formatting Keep it...

About brainwriting

👉 FOLLOW ME on LinkedIn Content preparation Through engaging in multiple writing sessions with the NessLabs community, I’ve embraced brain writing. This method involves dedicating 30 minutes to freely write...

Curiosity reflections

👉 FOLLOW ME on LinkedIn Content preparation Thanks to Anne Le Caunff for providing the next great tool for self reflection (find the link to her great article in the...

15five checkins

👉 FOLLOW ME on LinkedIn Content preparation I build a habit of weekly short asynchronous check-ins to reflect on how I’m doing, on my progress and for setting priorities for...

Levels of remote work

👉 FOLLOW ME on LinkedIn Content preparation Recently I prepared a session about Hybrid Teams and the topic of efficiency and found the model of 5 levels of remote work....

13 mindful productivity books

👉 FOLLOW ME on LinkedIn And for all interested - here you can directly access my free to use space on Blinkist with the 13 titles about Mindful Productivity -...

I am enough statement

Have you ever felt like your own worst critic? Discover a mindset shift that transforms (that is based on making PRAISE familiar and criticism unfamiliar) A heartfelt thank you to...

Peek into the 4 mirrors i used to see my professional sel...

🚀 Peek into the 4 mirrors I used to see my professional self more clearly than ever Self-awareness is a crucial component of professional growth and team dynamics. Thanks to...

Embracing complexity my journey with grand strategy

Embracing Complexity: My Journey with Grand Strategy (from simplistic to brilliantly simple - there is complexity in between) In the world of strategy, I’ve found myself at a crossroads. My...

Being in the journey

Be in the journey: A inspiring lesson learned from Christine D’Ercole (The most profound wisdom often comes from the journey, not the destination) During a recent cycling session, Christine D’Ercole...

Unleash the untapped power of blinkist

✨ Unleash the untapped power of Blinkist (5 Personal Insights to Enhance Your Learning Experience) As a long-time user and an employee at Blinkist, I’ve come to realize that many...

Unveiling the secrets to building impactful learning expe...

Unveiling the Secrets to Building Impactful Learning Experiences🔥 (implemented across more than 30 high impact leadership coaching topics, enriched with feedback from several hundred participants) Do you want to create...

Power poses

Transform Your Week with 2-Minute Power Poses! 💪🔥 (you might need some extra space around you) Monday is here, bringing a fresh start and a powerful week ahead! 💼✨ But,...

Smashed my january exercise goals unleash the power of ...

🚀 Smashed My January Exercise Goals: Unleash the Power of Habit Stacking (discover my combination of 4 habit building approaches) Ever wondered how to supercharge your exercise routine? In January,...

Women in leadership a tribute to my role models

🔥Women in Leadership: A Tribute to My Role Models✨ Every group coaching session I design is a product of immersion, research, interviews, and a quest for the best ways to...

The 5 books that had the highest impact on me

Unleash Growth: 9 Books That Transformed My Life🚀 (Uncover my surprise for you inside!) Have you ever picked up a book that left an indelible imprint on your mind?🤔 A...

Speed of trust and leadership

Unlock Leadership Success with Trust: Boost Speed, Reduce Costs! 🚀 (Discover 12 trust building tips that help me establishing trust) What if I told you that the secret to exponential leadership...

Transforming health unveiling longevity secrets from ou...

🌟 Transforming Health: Unveiling Longevity Secrets from “Outlive” 🌟 In my latest reading adventure, I delved into the world of longevity, exploring how to combat the “four horsemen” of disease...

Unlock the full power of blinkist 10 advanced features ...

Unlock the Full Power of Blinkist: 10 advanced Features You should explore ✪ Collaborate and Learn Together: Invite others to a shared space for free. Expand learning beyond individual experiences and foster a...

12 essential skills & their perfect book matches

🚀 Supercharge Your Leadership Journey: 12 Essential Skills & Their Perfect Book Matches! 💡 I recently embarked on a journey to identify the most crucial skills for new leaders, and...

Automate your life freeing time for what matters most

Unleash Your Potential: Automate Your Life for What Truly Matters! 🚀 (6 insights from my personal knowledge management) Imagine a life where mundane tasks are automated, leaving you free to focus...

About my experience with glucose level monitoring

Unleashing the Power of Personal hashtag#KnowledgeManagement: Uncover My Unique Tool Stack 🛠️ Ignite your productivity and personal development with a cleverly curated technology stack. Curious about which tools make the...

Habit building and peloton

Unveiling My Secret: 129 Weeks of Consistent Workouts and What Keeps Me Going 🚴‍♂️💪 Ever wondered how someone could stick to a fitness regime for 129 weeks straight? Here’s my...

Wardley mapping leadership post

5 Key Insights on Leadership Learning unveiled through Wardley Mapping While mapping Leadership Learning Development, with leaders or aspiring leaders at the core, I centered the map around main needs of...

Rapid capturing and focussed processing

Unlock Focus and Efficiency: Decouple Information Capturing from Processing! 🧠✨ Ever stumbled upon an interesting website, video, or article only to lose focus from your current task? I have, and I...

Checking in on 2024 goals my journey with habit formation

🌟 Checking In on 2024 Goals: My Journey with Habit Formation 🌟 How are your 2024 commitments shaping up? One of mine is a fitness challenge: to achieve 50 ‘easy’...

What to unlearn in l&d

🚀 Unlearn to Relearn in L&D  (Combine virtual collaboration with bite-sized content for powerful learning) 🧠 Imagine mastering skills faster without overwhelming content. 💡 The key to unlocking L&D potential...

Two years with my second brain a journey of discovery a...

📚 Two Years with My Second Brain: A Journey of Discovery and Growth 🧠 (from 1.69 million words to countless insights) Two years ago, I embarked on a journey inspired by Tiago...

Immersing with the 5 lightbulbs

👉 FOLLOW ME on LinkedIn Content preparation I just started with the course The 5 Lightbulbs, a marketing methodology developed by Billy Broas. I was inspired by the way Tiago...

Daily ai usage

👉 FOLLOW ME on LinkedIn Content preparation I can say than I formed a habit of using AI. By deeply integrating AI in my daily routines, for now nearly one...

Crush the thepower mba in 30 days discover my strategy

🔥Crush the ThePower MBA in 30 Days: Discover my Strategy! 🎯 (and dive into my Personal Curated Library for FREE!) Ever wondered how to master the PowerMBA in a mere...

50 days into daily posting on linkedin

Charting a New Course: 50 Days of Writing, Learning, and Connecting on LinkedIn (discover the tools, routines, and breakthroughs) In just 50 days, inspired by Tim Queen 👋’s insights, I’ve...