Author: Michael Einstein

IORG Podcast #2

IORG Podcast #2

Interview by IORG Member Lele Terenzani with Dr. Lawrence Ampofo – Digital Mindfulness Master.

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IORG Podcast #1

IORG Podcast #1

Interview about the start of IORG and Information Overload Solutions with Nathan Zeldes

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Email Management Tips from CEOs and Other C-Level Executives

Resource Author:  Erica Sunarjo
Resource Date:  2018-11-15
Resource Name:  Email Overload Solutions
URL:   Link to Source Article or Site

CEOs and C-Level Executives understand the importance of Email on today’s businesses, as well as on their own productivity. Here are some tips from CEO’s and marketing executives on Email Management.

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How to Stay Productive During the Holiday Season

Resource Author:  Michael Einstein
Resource Date:  2018-11-18
Resource Name:  Email Overload Solutions
URL:   Link to Source Article or Site

Whenever there’s a holiday, no matter where it falls during the year and the work week, you know one thing’s for sure: Productivity is going to drop.

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Information Overload vs Decision Overload

Resource Author:  Michael Einstein
Resource Date:  08/24/2016
Resource Name:  Email Overload Solutions
URL:   Link to Source Article or Site

Information Overload is a common topic of discussions in the press and literature. It is also the subject of research, tools, and techniques. But there is also an important but related problem: Decision Overload.
Information Overload occurs when the information available exceeds the processing abilities of the individual or can be processed in the time available.

By contrast, Decision Overload occurs when the vast amount of available information makes it difficult to decide upon the correct course of action(s).

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Information Overload vs. Decision Overload

Resource Author:  Michael Einstein
Resource Date:  08/24/2016
Resource Name:  http://www.emailoverloadsolutions.com
URL:   Link to Source Article or Site

Information Overload is a common topic of discussions in the press and literature. It is also the subject of research, tools, and techniques. But there is also an important but related problem: Decision Overload.

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Do not rely on Spell Checkers to Proof Read for you!

Resource Author:  Michael Einstein
Resource Date:  01/04/2016
Resource Name:  http://www.emailoverloadsolutions.com
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One way to improve Email communication is always use your Spell Checker before sending. Unfortunately, some people rely on these tools too much, which can lead to big problems.

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Institute a No Thanks Necessary Email Protocol

Resource Author:  Michael Einstein
Resource Date:  02/01/2016
Resource Name:  http://www.emailoverloadsolutions.com
URL:   Link to Source Article or Site

How many Emails do you receive where someone replies with only “OK” or “Thanks”? To solve this problem, institute the “NTN” (for “No Thanks Necessary” ) or “NTR” (for “No Thanks Required”) protocol in your team/department/company.

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What Email Triage Sessions and Exercise Have in Common

Resource Author:  Michael Einstein
Resource Date:  02/17/2016
Resource Name:  http://www.emailoverloadsolutions.com
URL:   Link to Source Article or Site

The key to exercising is that because it was something that I scheduled, it happened. The exact same goes for routines that you need to work into your workday, such as your Email triage sessions.

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Some More Thoughts on To Do Lists vs Calendars

Resource Author:  Michael Einstein
Resource Date:  05/18/2016
Resource Name:  http://www.emailoverloadsolutions.com
URL:   Link to Source Article or Site

To Do lists can be a useful part of your workflow and productivity processes. But if overused and abused, To Do lists can become sources of stress and frustration. In fact, they can actually reduce, not improve, your productivity.

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