Think you’re a good multitasker? Know someone who thinks they are? Here’s your chance to put your skills to this test! In this video, Dave Crenshaw walks you through the multitasking exercise he shares in his live keynote speeches and workshops.
Information has become so abundant and so cheap that, like food, many of us consume too much of it. And what we consume isn’t always the best around.
In “The Information Diet,” author Clay Johnson lays out the case for conscious consumption.
Clay Shirky’s take on it is that the information overload problem (at least as it pertains to email) is an email filtering problem, not an information overload problem.
This was a shared session, and my half was about dealing with information overload – which is the devil. I stand by that assertion. I also stand by my assertion that information overload does indeed exist. Anyone who says it’s a myth clearly isn’t as busy as the rest of us, or hasn’t studied the history of information overload over the last century’s progress, and/or simply hasn’t invited enough inputs into his or her life to know what it’s like to want to cry when you open your feed reader or inbox.