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How I Use Notion to Manage Absolutely Everything

Today I’m giving a peek inside my world with a showcase of my foundational Notion system, “Sidekick”, the methodology behind it, and how I use...
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Build Better Formulas with Notion Formulas 2.0

Today, Notion introduced the biggest update of the year – Formulas 2.0. The Formulas 1.0 language and editor has been completely overhauled, making Notion formulas...
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“Database Automations” Bring Advanced Functionality to Databases and Views

Next level automations are here! Have you ever wished that your database had just a little bit more intuition? Do you wish that it could...
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Notion Native Unique Task IDs

Any time that Notion releases a native function or feature that renders an old hack obsolete is a good day. Today is one of those...
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Update Page and Callout Icons in Bulk

It’s finally here! I can’t tell you how many times I’ve painstakingly updated icons on hundreds of records, manually, the hard way. I know I’m...
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Create Automated Workflows With Enhanced Notion Buttons

I’m excited to share a brand new update to an old (but beloved) Notion feature today. The old-school “Template Button” blocks have been super-powered to...
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Customize Database Property and View Icons

Yet more news from the Notion-verse this morning! We are now able to customize the icons that display for both database properties and views! Aside...
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Notion AI – The Thing That Gets Us to the Thing

“Computers aren’t the thing. They’re the thing that gets us to the thing.” Joe MacMillan, Halt and Catch Fire   This is a quote from...
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The Happy Kitchen PLUS Coming Soon

Heads up to the folks who already use and love The Happy Kitchen… The Happy Kitchen has sprouted legs and crawled onto land! This is...
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Recurring Templates Are Finally Here!

There is some big news in the Notion world today. Notion has just released a long-awaited feature that brings us one step closer to full...
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Useful Notion Features You May Not Know About Yet

I’ve compiled together a list of the most useful Notion features that I believe everyone should know about, plus some of the most useful Notion...
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Decision Tree Matrix to Filter by Variable Criteria

Here is how to build a decision tree matrix to dynamically filter by variable criteria in Notion. When challenged to find a way to set...

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