How to Solve Information Overload

Biggest Takeaways You Don't Want to Miss:

  • Asking the right question is more important than finding the right answer.
  • What problem that if you solved it, would make all your other problems insignificant or irrelevant?
  • Treat new information like eating fish -- Eat the meat. Spit out the bones.
  • You probably don’t need any more information. You just need to implement the information you already have.
  • There’s a difference between being a collector of information and a curator of information. 
Have you ever gone to a conference, or read a book, or listened to a podcast and thought “I need to do that” only to realize months later that you haven’t done a thing?

Do you have notebooks full of ideas and a camera roll full of snaps of slides from presentations you’ve long forgotten? We’ve all done it. And we think that if we were just more organized or more focused, we’d be better at implementing.

But the truth is, implementing on what you learn is a skill, and on today’s episode, I’m breaking down that skill step by step so that you can stop hoarding information and start implementing  #LikeABuilder.

Check out these highlights:
  • Why asking the question is more important than the right answer 
  • How to be strategic about what information you consume
  • Why we need to be more selfish
  • The difference between a consumer and a curator
  • How to get the most out of a conference, book, or podcast
  • The power of the “hopper”
  • Ways to ensure that you actually use the information you collect
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