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Online Productivity Tips: A Little Organization Reduces Info Overload, Increases Productivity

Posted on January 27th, 2010.

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For people who work regularly online — aka web workers — information overload can be a serious problem, and productivity a holy grail. But being organized goes a long way towards managing info overload and thus increasing productivity. Here are a few online productivity tips we’ve compiled from a few [...]

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Informavores: Tools for Finding the Information You Want

Posted on January 14th, 2010.

Why do you read information online? Do you consume a lot of online content?
Your reason for browsing online content maybe different than ours, but it’s likely you want to learn about some interest in particular. If you fall into the now-nebulous category of a “knowledge worker” (to be discussed in more detail in an upcoming [...]

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Helpful Tips for Managing Info Overload in 2010

Posted on January 4th, 2010.

You know Information Overload has become a problem when celebrities are quoted discussing the topic. For example, actress Sarah Jessica Parker believes that information overload [USA Today] has reduced our ability to be critical thinkers, thanks to the consumption of a lot of irrelevant information. [Note: The irony is that Parker is quoted halfway down [...]

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Is Information Overload Destroying Our Productivity?

Posted on December 31st, 2009.

How much time do you spend online? Do you feel overwhelmed by the amount of information you have to consume to find what you want? How have you dealt with the resulting information overload? Has it affected your work productivity?
Unfortunately, we’re being turned into infosumers (information consumers) in greater numbers, whether we like it or [...]

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