Since the beginning of time, man has written stuff down — partly to remember, partly to process, and always to create. As I think back on my life, every new class or project or job has started with a piece of paper and notes to accelerate my learning curve. What if every day is a new project? What if we are always on a learning curve? The easiest and least costly thing we can do to accelerate our growth is make a simple journal entry every day, week or month.