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  • Drinking from the Firehose: Managing Your Information Overload

    • ORIGINAL (55 mins)
    • By Ken Braly
    • Narrated By Ken Braly
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    Evolution didn't prepare us for this: prehistoric humans did not need the ability to read the Wall Street Journal. As speakers, we are in the information business; we are deluged with information coming at us from all directions, and the sense of overwhelm can rob us of productivity and make us feel eternally behind. How do we keep track of all the business and non-business tasks we are working on?

    Sylvain says: "Overpriced phone conversation"
    "Wrong Target Audience?"
    Overall

    I found this audiobook less than useful. Is is a recorded teleseminar in "interview" format that seems to be directed at other seminar speakers. The interviewee (Mr. Braley) refers more than once to the people on the line as if they were people just looking for some tips on how to present the topic. This is said in sort of an apologetic way, as if to excuse the disorganized and vague material. I stuck through the entire recording, because it was the only thing I had to listen to during a workout. I deleted the file as soon as I returned home. If you really want help with organizing information and working more effectively, this is not the way to get it.

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