The Virtue of Using Analog Tools for Business

You’re reading this article on a smartphone, tablet, or computer; and, I wrote it on a computer, and then edited it on my iPad. These digital tools are the mainstays of our modern world, and they streamline many of our tasks, making it possible to create and distribute content quickly and easily.

But there’s another way to work, one that is gaining in popularity: using analog tools for business. More and more people are using pens and pencils, pads and notebooks to create; they’re using sticky notes to jot down ideas; they’re using film cameras, watches with moving hands, and they’re reading print books.

While we’ve gotten used to the digital way of working, analog puts us in a different mindset, one that’s slower, more reflective, and that frees us from the tyranny of screens. Here’s why you should use analog tools (at least occasionally).

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  1. Analog pictures last a hundred years (or more), digital pictures last until the next OS upgrade, or until you stop paying your cloud storage bill.

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