IORG News & Commentary

Slow Data – The New Way to Consume Information in a Digital World

Spanning the history of time, philosophers have mused over the impact of humanity’s consumption of information. We learned from Socrates that information can be uncertain, and as such all we really know is that we know nothing.  Plato lamented that “by telling them of many things (writing) without teaching them you will make them seem to know much, while for …

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Attention Span

Our minds have undergone a fundamental shift in how they work in the digital age. Gloria Mark’s new book Attention Span helps the reader find focus and restore balance.

Attention Span covers two decades of research on attention, multitasking, interruptions, email, and more. The book presents an optimistic vision of how we can use our technologies in the current age …

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Information Overload Is Hurting Your Business and Your Body

Digital Wellness Expert and Internal Communications Lead Julia Soffa, shares foundational elements for strategic communication to combat information overload. Soffa’s session covers three actionable internal communications principles to help you and your organization improve focus time and the employee experience.
Interested in reducing the cognitive load at your organization? Soffa is conducting research on how to improve information overload
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De-clutter your news feed, your sympathetic nervous system will thank you!

Today’s IORG Guest Post is from Ingrid Pope, executive coach and professional mind de-clutterer. Ingrid’s mission is to de-clutter the world of everything that gets in the way of our effectiveness, our focus, and our life by creating space to think, to work, to live. https://creatingspacecoaching.co.uk/
Many of us are addicted to news nowadays. We want to stay on top
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Information Overload Day 2022 – Webinar Replay

Thank you to everyone who attended the “Information Overload Day 2022 – “The intersection of Mindfulness and Information Overload:” webinar on October 18th.

A Replay of this year’s event is now available on the IORG YouTube Channel and is also embedded at the bottom of this post.

This year’s event discussed how Information Overload problem and its solution

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Effective Strategies for Managing Information Overload

Checkout PowerToFly youtube replay with Julia Soffa, Digital Wellness expert at Guru Technologies discussing effective strategies for managing Information Overload
Key takeaways:
– Start with your personal digital wellness charter to examine your relationship with technology
– Create consistent communication touchpoints and rituals
– Build trust through a culture of knowledge documentation
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10 tips for physical de-cluttering

Today’s IORG Guest Post is from Ingrid Pope, executive coach and professional mind de-clutterer. Ingrid’s mission is to de-clutter the world of everything that gets in the way of our effectiveness, our focus, and our life by creating space to think, to work, to live. https://creatingspacecoaching.co.uk/

After my top 10 tips for digital and mental de-cluttering, this third and final …

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10 tips for mental de-cluttering!

Today’s IORG Guest Post is from Ingrid Pope, executive coach and professional mind de-clutterer. Ingrid’s mission is to de-clutter the world of everything that gets in the way of our effectiveness, our focus, and our life by creating space to think, to work, to live. https://creatingspacecoaching.co.uk/

Our lives are a whirlwind of activities, running from one thing to the next, …

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Watch the June IORG Bonfire #4 replay!

Watch the IORG Bonfire #4 recording from June of 2022.

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Join the IORG Virtual Bonfire on Wed., June 22.

Interested in mitigating information overload? Let’s get together!
The Information Overload Research Group’s Steering Team invites you to meet us via Zoom for a free-form conversation about managing Information Overload. No agenda, no PowerPoint… just friends exchanging views on a subject we all care about.

The event will take place for an hour on Wednesday, June 22, at 11am EDT.

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