Friday, September 18, 2009

A Simple Approach to Managing Information Overload

And now on a completely different note:
A Simple Approach to Managing Information Overload: "

information wordleWe all have to follow never-ending streams of information to varying degrees. Small business owners and web workers have to keep their fingers on the pulse of what’s happening in their markets and with their customers and clients. Writers and bloggers read for inspiration and to follow the latest trends.


No matter what you do, there are probably a certain number of sources that you follow on a regular basis, and managing that information as seamlessly as possible is very important for your productivity, and to hold on to your sanity and not feel overwhelmed.


For me, the easiest way to streamline my information processing is to organize it by context so that I know immediately how to treat the information and, more importantly, how to act on it.