On the Asian Efficiency website, we have over 600 blog posts. That’s close to a million words that have been written and we didn’t even include all the newsletters, course materials, workbooks, and everything else we produce. We write a lot and in this episode, we’ll share how we get so much writing done. We share our 4-step writing process, which apps and tools we use, and tips to make you a better and more efficient writer.
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- Top 3 productivity resources for this week. [2:19]
- What is the “Brainstorming Phase”? [6:51]
- How does Thanh approach the Brainstorming Phase? [10:06]
- How Thanh does his research? [14:44]
- Where does Thanh often find unexpected research? [16:00]
- Does Brooks impose any limitations on his research? [19:31]
- Does Thanh impose any limitations on his research? [20:35]
- How does Brooks work on research introductions? [27:54]
- Thanh’s Writing Tips [28:26]
- What simple writing tool is often overlooked in the corporate world? [34:56]
- Thanh’s Editing Tips [36:29]
- Brooks’ Editing Tips [39:24]
- What is the ONLY way to improve your writing? [40:42]
- Action Steps You Can take to integrate today’s topic into your life. [41:20]
- Book- Grammar Girl’s Quick and Dirty Tips for Better Writing – Mignon Fogerty
- On Writing by Stephen King – “Kill Your Darlings”
- Why Mindmapping is Better than Outlining, Except When it Isn’t (TPS131)
- Brainstorm MindMap Example
- Brainstorm MindMap Example, Result
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