Sunday, September 10, 2006

Tips for effectively managing ideas

How often has an idea hit you just as you were about to fall asleep and you told yourself "I've got to write that down first thing in the morning," but then when morning finally came, you'd completely forgotten it?

One way to keep that from happening is to keep a small notepad and pen or pencil on the nightstand next to your bed. Others find it useful to keep a tape recorder next to the bed so they can easily record those last minute thoughts before drifting off to slumber.

There are plenty of ways to manage ideas and here are a few (actually the author of this particular article calls it "7 Idea Dumping Tips (How To Manage Diarrhea of the Brain)." Give it a read and see if there's not something there that will help you manage your ideas better.