my information diet

November 25, 2007

Do you suffer from information overload? I do. I over-subscribe to RSS feeds and download more podcasts than I have time to listen.

Thinksimplenow offers some useful tips on how to reduce information overload.

The tips are straightforward and a good reminder that we can live without a certain amount of information.

Tips include:

* Reduce information intake to the essentials
* Stop checking email every two minutes
* Have a purpose
* Planning
* Set time limits
* Don’t multitask
* Try an information diet (i.e. low-tech days and phone-free periods)

Looking for more useful tips? Take a look at 4 steps to banish email clutter.

I’ve started my information diet.