Keeping a Commonplace Book

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There are whole fields of study about how to manage information and present it — rhetoricinformation literacypersonal information management (PIM) and more. On a day-to-day level, however, it all boils down to using a commonplace book.


Here’s Ryan Holiday’s definition of that term:

A commonplace book is a central resource or depository for ideas, quotes, anecdotes, observations and information you come across during your life and didactic pursuits. The purpose of the book is to record and organize these gems for later use in your life, in your business, in your writing, speaking or whatever it is that you do.

This website is all about the benefits of keeping a commonplace book and how to do it.

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