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Sketchnotes – Making Notes Fun Again

Sketchnotes – Making Notes Fun Again

For as long as I can remember I’ve been caught in a push-pull relationship with taking notes.  I LOVE the tactile feeling of working in a traditional Moleskin notebook.  There’s something emotional, physical, and tactile about holding a notebook in your hands and pressing pen to paper. I have read several studies that suggest that writing by hand on paper creates more retention and comprehension than typing on a keyboard — and I believe that to be true. However, there are several drawbacks:

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8 Reasons I love Working in Public Relations

Lots of High Fives Working in Public Relations

Lots of High Fives Working in Public Relations

I’ve held a myriad of jobs in a lot of industries during my work career.  I’ve slung FroYo, worked a car wash, fitted mountaineering boots, manufactured stained glass, manned a para-sail boat, tended bar, worked for an Academy Award winning director, rolled around the halls of a tech start-up on a Razor scooter, built sales teams, and of course Public Relations.  For all those jobs I mentioned there are another twenty I’ve blocked-out of my memory.  When I think of those unfulfilling jobs I need to get in the fetal position and go to my happy place.

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