Evergreen Notes

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My Note-Making Nomenclature

What Are Evergreen Notes?

The term ‘Evergreen Notes‘ is used by Andy Matushak to describe notes which are more than fleeting.

Evergreen Notes adhere to the Zettelkasten Principles which makes recording useful notes  easier to do consistently.

I have developed my own terminology. Instead of Evergreen Notes, I use the term Cornerstone Note because I like the idea that they are building blocks of information.

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Information Flow

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Note-Making Nomenclature

Definition

Information Flow is the identification, capture and processing of an Item of Knowledge which has potential Lasting Value.

 

Information Flow Purpose

The Purpose of Information Flow is to ensure that there is a system in place for recording insights, ideas, thoughts or feelings associated with an Item of Knowledge which has potential Lasting Value.

 

Information Flow Methodology

All information reaches my consciousness in one of these ways:

  1. reading books, articles, news reports etc
  2. visiting websites
  3. receiving emails
  4. listening to podcasts, radio, music
  5. watching TV, opera, movies etc
  6. other apps e.g.
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Evergreen Notes

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What Are Evergreen Notes?

The term ‘Evergreen Notes’ is used by Andy Matushak to describe notes which are more than fleeting.

 

Evergreen notes adhere to the Zettelkasten Principles which makes it easier to do consistently.

I have developed my own terminology. Instead of Evergreen Notes, I use the term Cornerstone Note because I like the idea that they are building blocks of information.

Read the rest