Information Overload: Practical Strategies for Surviving in Today's Workplace by David Lewis
We are all bombarded with information from an ever-increasing number of sources, from books and magazines to e-mail and the internet. In a frenzy to acquire ever more knowledge, firm in the belief that the more we possess the more powerful we become we find that unfortunately the exact opposite is true. When faced with "information stress", our performance is undermined, making it harder to think clearly, or act sensibly. These practical strategies help not merely to stay afloat but to swim confidently and profitably with the surging tide. It explains how to shut yourself off from what is irrelevant and how to determine the core message in any piece of information quickly.