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Has anyone else built a way in how to organised, take notes on and store their life and career progression?

I started out a small trial with Notion 2 years ago, think it's almost blowing out of hand now. Don't know how I could live without it.
@curious what everyone else does

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So, I have an account that tracks activities I need to complete in life. (To do)

Where I try jot down weekly notes (journal)

Where I take note on interesting sites and blogs

Where I take notes from Conferences

Where I take notes from online course studies I do, to help me remember.

Where I copy over great frameworks I have built in companies over the years, to bring to my next company.

Where I note down important convos I've had and want to store the learnings.

Or where I note down prep for an interview, or an important meeting that I want to win over the competition and prep my case.

It just keeps growing.

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Funnily enough it all started with slacking myself, which over time was just a long listed disorganized mess and it got on my nerves.

Give it a try. Think they have some pretty useful basic templates to get started

I don't do anything like this but now this post has me feeling like I should start. I'll have to check out Notion.

I haven't thought about doing this. What would be the purpose, exactly?

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(Fyi, I asked them to put the lowest base-highest equity option in the offer letter - cuz Series A - but I’m sure I can change this.)

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- 190k base, $30-40k stock options

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I want a real bonus, real perks, real title bumps.
Anyone hiring?

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