Information Coping Skills
                     Managing Information Overload




                             Beth Kanter,...
Defining Information Overload
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Use a few tricks and tools




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Take the Quiz: How Information
Overloaded Are You?
How does information overload
make you feel?

What causes your information
overload?


What works or what doesn't in
manag...
Know when to turn the damn
computer off and take a walk
It’s okay that you’ll never be “caught up”
Don’t Live at the Post Office
Process/Task List        Longer five
                                       minutes


                                  Re...
Give a hoot, don’t
email pollute
1. Reply all is usually a bad idea. 

2. If you’re cc’d, there’s no need to reply.

3. A short, thoughtful email gets a qu...
If email threads are
multiplying faster than
rabbits ….
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Information Coping Skills

  1. Information Coping Skills Managing Information Overload Beth Kanter, Visiting Scholar Packard Foundation http://www.flickr.com/photos/telstar/43843015/
  2. Defining Information Overload
  3. http://flickr.com/photos/will-lion/2469444622/
  4. http://www.flickr.com/photos/cassidy/1847735009/
  5. http://www.flickr.com/photos/kendiala/29482743/
  6. Use a few tricks and tools http://flickr.com/photos/eoino/506778/
  7. Take the Quiz: How Information Overloaded Are You?
  8. How does information overload make you feel? What causes your information overload? What works or what doesn't in managing your information overload?
  9. Know when to turn the damn computer off and take a walk
  10. It’s okay that you’ll never be “caught up”
  11. Don’t Live at the Post Office
  12. Process/Task List Longer five minutes Reply Follow Up Schedule Process/ Do Now Forward Delegate Archive Folder Filter/Rules Junk Delete Don’t Need it later Unsubscribe Don’t Read Every Word, Scan and Triage First
  13. Give a hoot, don’t email pollute
  14. 1. Reply all is usually a bad idea. 
 2. If you’re cc’d, there’s no need to reply.
 3. A short, thoughtful email gets a quicker response. Long emails are read last.
 4. Thank you. Always lovely. Sometimes not necessary.
  15. If email threads are multiplying faster than rabbits ….
  16. Old way to share links … Beth Kanter, Beth’s Blog http://beth.typepad.com
  17. New Way To Share Links

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