Everyone, individuals and organizations, is struggling to keep pace with the accelerated rate of change today. While in many cases the speed of communication in things like data delivery, acquisition, and dissemination has helped us make great strides in many areas, the rate of comprehension is where which bottlenecks have jammed up and pose as a huge source of stress and anxiety. There is so much information out there and it comes in so fast, how do we keep our heads and stay clear-headed when we get so much conflicting, compelling, and even alarming data?
Check your sources.
Facebook is the most popular social media site in the world. Anyone off the street and on their mobile can make a post and have it go viral. The key word being ‘social’, unconfirmed or even false information can then trend and spread like wildfire. While you rely on your Facebook account to keep in touch with friends, family and your other social circles, don’t count on it to be an utterly reliable source of information about the world.
You need information to make a decision, to tell you more about something you’re working on, or interested in. When you find sources of information, you need to know you can trust your sources not to let you down with the information you get from them. Don’t just take anyone’s word for it. Do your research. Verify your source’s reliability and experience. Make sure you can trust your sources of information. Continue reading 7 Rules To Ward Off Information Overload