Tana: the all-in-one tool for thought?

Notion, Evernote, and Roam have long been the gold standard for online collaboration and note-taking. However, a new player has emerged that promises to be the all-in-one tool for thought everyone has been waiting for. This tool is called Tana. The end of context switching Knowledge work often requires us to switch between tools for … Read More

Use timeboxing to regain calmness and control with Marie Ng, founder of Llama Life

Welcome to this edition of our interview series, where we meet with founders on a mission to help us work better and happier. Marie Ng is a long-time Ness Labs reader and the founder of Llama Life, a uniquely designed tool to manage timeboxed working sessions. The quirky branding, the attention to details, the simple … Read More

Tutorial: How to manage your tasks with Tana

Tana is a brand-new tool for thought that claims to put a stop to context-switching. It enables you to begin by entering data and then readily find it using searches rather than figuring out where to place it before you write it. Benefitting from both database-based note-taking like Notion and block-based note-taking like Roam Research … Read More

Bridging chaos and coordination with Cara Borenstein, co-founder of Stashpad

Welcome to this edition of our Tools for Thought series, where we interview founders on a mission to help us think faster and work better together. Cara Borenstein is the co-founder of Stashpad, a fast and easy-to-use notepad designed to help developers stay organized as they work without breaking their flow. In this interview, we … Read More

Getting everyone on the same page with Michael Villar, founder of Height

Welcome to this edition of our Tools for Thought series, where we interview founders on a mission to help us work better without sacrificing our mental health. Michael Villar is the founder of Height, the all-in-one tool to share project management across the entire company. Before starting Height, Michael co-founded another productivity startup, and was … Read More

How to switch from Roam Research to Tana

Roam, with its bi-directional links and knowledge graph, is a great tool for creative thinking. But what if you also need dashboards, spreadsheets, and documents? You might then want to consider switching to Tana, a tool for thought that promises to end context switching. If you are thinking about migrating, follow this tutorial for some … Read More

Building thoughtful communities with Sid Yadav, co-founder of Circle

Welcome to this edition of our interview series, where we talk to founders on a mission to help us achieve our creative ambitions without sacrificing our mental health. Sid Yadav is the co-founder of Circle, the all-in-one community platform for creators, which brings together engaging discussions, members, live streams, chat, events, memberships, and online courses … Read More