You’ve finished taking your visual notes and refined them to your liking. You’re officially done! Or are you? The last true step of taking visual notes is sharing them with the public.

If you’re already thinking of arguments for why you don’t want to share your work publicly, let me stop you.

If you don’t want to share your work because it doesn’t meet your own standards, know that everyone starts somewhere. There’s no shame in the beginning of a journey. In fact, people might really appreciate your vulnerability and courage when you say, “I’m trying something new and I want to share it with the world.” There is no place for perfectionism in life and that goes especially for your visual notes.

If you’re too embarrassed ...

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