Journals Are One of My Core Inspirations. Here Is What I Read Regularly

I focus on four core publications to get insights that are relevant to my activities and to broaden my horizon

Tom Vogel
5 min readAug 7, 2023
Various journals and magazines on a bed
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Today’s large problems are all interconnected to many subjects, and sometimes even depend on a single person’s mindset (hello Mr. Putin).

You always meet people twice or three times, but most often in totally different contexts.

Information comes from a wide range of sources, some of them suitable for one topic, others for another topic.

I love to connect all the dots between my different activities.

I use Obsidian to organize my thoughts and information. I link every piece of information with the following metadata:

  • Input — whenever I am having a meeting or reading an article that is relevant to me, I am filing the relevant information for eventual further use.
  • Subject — what topic is the piece of information about?
  • Source — where does the piece of information come from?
  • People — who gave me that piece of information, with whom did I discuss it, and whom did I recommend it?
  • Product — what product will I use the…



Tom Vogel

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