Stop taking notes for nothing! How to transform your jottings into actionable steps?

Stéphane Sulikowski
6 min readOct 2, 2023
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In today’s rapidly evolving digital landscape, we are inundated with a plethora of note-taking and knowledge-management tools. Platforms like Obsidian have revolutionized the way we capture, organize, and access information.

Yet, amidst this vast universe of technological advancements, one truth remains constant: the essence of note-taking transcends the tool itself.

It’s about documenting thoughts and transforming them into meaningful actions. As we navigate through the myriad of options at our fingertips, it becomes paramount to establish a system that not only facilitates efficient note-taking but also drives productivity.

This article is a feedback of my process of turning notes into actionable steps, ensuring that efforts in capturing information translate into tangible outcomes.

Why to take notes?

Note-taking is our anchor in our fast-paced world, brimming with information and ideas. Meetings, brainstorming sessions, or workshops are treasure troves of insights. We capture these moments of clarity by taking notes, ensuring that the pearls of wisdom shared don’t vanish once the session concludes. Notes serve as a tangible record, a point of reference that can be revisited and…



Stéphane Sulikowski

Digital Product/Project Manager, I write about productivity, knowledge management, code and no code | | mastodon: