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#ProdChat – 03-23-16 – Managing Information Overload

#ProdChat – March 23, 2016 – Managing Information Overload

On March 23, 2016, #ProdChat discussed the topic, Managing Information Overload. Watch the slideshow to see what the productivity enthusiasts on #ProdChat had to say about managing information overload. Enjoy!

Questions:

  1. Do you feel like you have a handle on information overload?
  2. Why do you believe information overload is such an issue in today’s society?
  3. How do you reduce inputs (incoming info.), esp. with “eyes bigger than your stomach” and #FOMO issues?
  4. How do you select the right information sources (blogs, news, shows, incl. entertainment)?
  5. How do you separate and contextualize information so it’s relevant to work and personal when you need it?
  6. How do you say “no” to new, unnecessary information (even when it may be compelling)?
  7. How do you manage information to make it more productively organized? Tools/apps?

Raw transcript:

User Tweet Time
rsidneysmith Welcome to #ProdChat, the weekly chat for productivity enthusiasts! https://t.co/C40vBakDrB https://t.co/klDvhuHoMJ Wed Mar 23 23:59:03 +0000 2016
rsidneysmith Today on #ProdChat we’re discussing Managing Information Overload, Join us! #productivity https://t.co/eIV8OwyV8D Wed Mar 23 23:59:06 +0000 2016
macbikegeek @rsidneysmith oops, wrong week! #prodchat Wed Mar 23 23:59:38 +0000 2016
macbikegeek @rsidneysmith moi? Information overload!?? Never! ;-) #prodchat Thu Mar 24 00:00:08 +0000 2016
rsidneysmith Today on #ProdChat we’re discussing “Managing Information Overload” Join us! #productivity https://t.co/tKmf0mdwdF Thu Mar 24 00:00:12 +0000 2016
rsidneysmith So, let’s start! In a tweet, introduce yourself. #prodchat https://t.co/FNSWKVQ95F Thu Mar 24 00:01:06 +0000 2016
caplady1225 RT @rsidneysmith: Today on #ProdChat we’re discussing “Managing Information Overload” Join us! #productivity https://t.co/tKmf0mdwdF Thu Mar 24 00:01:32 +0000 2016
caplady1225 For the next hour I’ll be joining #ProdChat excuse all the extra tweets!🤓 Thu Mar 24 00:01:46 +0000 2016
RealMattEaton My name is Matt, and I am a writer, inspector, and Excel power user #ProdChat https://t.co/UOf73pxJKk Thu Mar 24 00:02:01 +0000 2016
rsidneysmith What’s a #productivity success you’ve had this or last week? #prodchat https://t.co/b9m3bxc6vV Thu Mar 24 00:02:05 +0000 2016
rsidneysmith @caplady1225 Hi, Ke! How’re you today? #prodchat Thu Mar 24 00:02:24 +0000 2016
rsidneysmith @RealMattEaton Hi, Matt! Welcome to #prodchat today. Hope you’re feeling better, mate! Thu Mar 24 00:02:50 +0000 2016
RealMattEaton Thank you, I am! Much appreciated #ProdChat https://t.co/lb1TVAxJAX Thu Mar 24 00:03:07 +0000 2016
caplady1225 Hi ray! I’m ke cyber security consultant and Gtd follower #prodchat https://t.co/C2sz7PQiNK Thu Mar 24 00:03:34 +0000 2016
pal4life26 @rsidneysmith #prodchat updating projects list, updated next actions list aka weekly review Thu Mar 24 00:03:35 +0000 2016
rsidneysmith I’m Ray Sidney-Smith, #productivity coach, technology trainer, and lover of most things Evernote! #prodchat Thu Mar 24 00:03:38 +0000 2016
rsidneysmith Please add #prodchat to tweets. Questions will come as Q1, Q2, Q3. Answer A1, A2, A3, for readability! https://t.co/fC8IEcjRkd Thu Mar 24 00:04:03 +0000 2016
rsidneysmith A success this week: I hosted the monthly @gtdnyc Meetup and it was a great success! Largest crowd ever, great presentation. #prodchat Thu Mar 24 00:04:24 +0000 2016
rsidneysmith @pal4life26 Hey, Nadir! Good to have you on #prodchat today. How’re you, mate? Thu Mar 24 00:04:39 +0000 2016
caplady1225 Conducting daily mini review each day before leaving work #Prodchat https://t.co/dNiExTnv0G Thu Mar 24 00:04:54 +0000 2016
rsidneysmith Q1: Do you feel like you have a handle on information overload? #prodchat https://t.co/QLI2eBNI03 Thu Mar 24 00:05:03 +0000 2016
pal4life26 @rsidneysmith #ProdChat I am starting to feel better as I can get back to my GTD rituals including this #prodchat Thu Mar 24 00:05:37 +0000 2016
caplady1225 Awesome! What was the topic? #ProdChat https://t.co/qUIiSIJxYP Thu Mar 24 00:05:47 +0000 2016
rsidneysmith @caplady1225 Oooooh, congrats! Sounds like a great #productivity success factor for you! :) #prodchat Thu Mar 24 00:06:01 +0000 2016
rsidneysmith @pal4life26 Woohoo! Congrats! #prodchat Thu Mar 24 00:06:16 +0000 2016
macbikegeek a1: no, working on information diet. But doing better at getting reading in. #prodchat Thu Mar 24 00:06:28 +0000 2016
RealMattEaton Not really, but then I am closing off some of my information intake too #ProdChat https://t.co/7plPL6QcrU Thu Mar 24 00:06:33 +0000 2016
pal4life26 @rsidneysmith A1 not as much as I would love to #ProdChat #productivity Thu Mar 24 00:07:36 +0000 2016
pascalvenier Hi I am Pascal from Ottawa and wear two hats Coach and Historian, but have only one head. #prodchat Thu Mar 24 00:07:42 +0000 2016
rsidneysmith @caplady1225 One of our members, @josephvarghese and John G. Johnson, did a presentation on NLP. It was very interactive! #prodchat Thu Mar 24 00:08:06 +0000 2016
caplady1225 A1 unsubscribe from emails, ifft things to pocket, utilize Evernote email as inbox #Prodchat https://t.co/5qb8S5nbEz Thu Mar 24 00:08:07 +0000 2016
macbikegeek Hi I’m Lee from Chicago, GTD enthusiast and practitioner, computer geek, bicyclist #prodchat Thu Mar 24 00:08:36 +0000 2016
pascalvenier Q1: I have excellent excellent filtering and filing system yet every so often stuff overflows. C’est la vie. #prodchat Thu Mar 24 00:09:42 +0000 2016
rsidneysmith @pascalvenier Good to see you, Pascal! You’ll like this: We have #kanban discussion topic April27 with a special guest! :) Welcome!#prodchat Thu Mar 24 00:09:44 +0000 2016
rsidneysmith A1: I think that I have information overload managed in certain categories of my life, but there’s always room for improvement! #prodchat Thu Mar 24 00:11:55 +0000 2016
rsidneysmith @pascalvenier It’ll be @Sprezzatura, coauthor of Personal Kanban! :) #prodchat Thu Mar 24 00:12:46 +0000 2016
rsidneysmith Q2: Why do you believe information overload is such an issue in today’s society? #prodchat https://t.co/giseoS1upt Thu Mar 24 00:13:06 +0000 2016
RealMattEaton A2) Because we believe there is always a better answer than the one we have at our fingertips #ProdChat https://t.co/7tGFiJnPPJ Thu Mar 24 00:14:22 +0000 2016
pascalvenier Excellent. My French translation of @Sprezzatura’s PK book should be published soon all being well #prodchat @rsidneysmith @Sprezzatura Thu Mar 24 00:15:40 +0000 2016
macbikegeek a2 everything is an inbox, Internet brings many times the info that was in libraries for most of human history to us constantly #prodchat Thu Mar 24 00:15:49 +0000 2016
rsidneysmith A2: I think much of the problem has to do with lack of training in adolescence into early adulthood to manage the pace of info. #prodchat Thu Mar 24 00:16:35 +0000 2016
rsidneysmith Yes! I’ve read that today we get as much info in a day/week that the same worker would’ve in a lifetime! #prodchat https://t.co/xSc6y9AttX Thu Mar 24 00:18:28 +0000 2016
pascalvenier A2 Learning to filter and constrantly prioritize and focus is really a critical skill. Never too late #prodchat Thu Mar 24 00:18:55 +0000 2016
cbplan I can see value in teaching kids how to back-schedule. As in deciding on a goal and then working back from there. #prodchat Thu Mar 24 00:19:03 +0000 2016
macbikegeek @rsidneysmith re a2 the pace of readily available/pushed info increased exponentially in my lifetime.I got great training for then #prodchat Thu Mar 24 00:19:21 +0000 2016
forbrowngirlstx A2- Just jumping in. I think there is so much information it is hard to tell which is good or not. #Prodchat https://t.co/VgSTWGbFfJ Thu Mar 24 00:19:21 +0000 2016
rsidneysmith @cbplan Hey, Charles! Welcome to #prodchat today! Jump right in. How’re you? Thu Mar 24 00:19:22 +0000 2016
DerekTac Hey all, Derek here tweeting from sunny Los Angeles, CA #prodchat Thu Mar 24 00:19:44 +0000 2016
cbplan @rsidneysmith I’m good! Hope everyone here is doing well. #prodchat Thu Mar 24 00:19:57 +0000 2016
rsidneysmith @pascalvenier Correct, just like soft skills we all need ongoing, mindful development in these arenas for greater productivity. #prodchat Thu Mar 24 00:20:04 +0000 2016
pal4life26 @rsidneysmith #ProdChat So much data is being generated-“Knowledge Doubling Every 12 Months, Soon to be Every 12 Hours” #ProdChat Thu Mar 24 00:20:25 +0000 2016
rsidneysmith @DerekTac Hey, Derek! Great to have you on #prodchat today. How’re you? Thu Mar 24 00:20:52 +0000 2016
rsidneysmith Amen. #prodchat https://t.co/AdnkHuFSRj Thu Mar 24 00:21:00 +0000 2016
rsidneysmith Q3: How do you reduce inputs (incoming info.), esp. with “eyes bigger than your stomach” & #FOMO issues? #prodchat https://t.co/bAHKGSVtKE Thu Mar 24 00:21:06 +0000 2016
rsidneysmith RT @cbplan: @rsidneysmith I’m good! Hope everyone here is doing well. #prodchat Thu Mar 24 00:21:11 +0000 2016
cbplan Remember folks… you only get as much information as you allow. Excluding work communications. #prodchat Thu Mar 24 00:21:24 +0000 2016
pascalvenier @rsidneysmith A2 Having the right systems in place and being able to follow a triage routine is very important + building habits #prodchat Thu Mar 24 00:21:40 +0000 2016
RealMattEaton A3) Not taking in the information. If it doesn’t apply to what I want, I leave it be. #ProdChat https://t.co/P1da6oO1lP Thu Mar 24 00:21:47 +0000 2016
DerekTac This is the first thing that comes to mind when the words “Information Overload” is stated: https://t.co/GvoBgyrqmh [Portlandia] #prodchat Thu Mar 24 00:21:58 +0000 2016
DerekTac @rsidneysmith I’m well, how are you today Ray? #prodchat Thu Mar 24 00:22:47 +0000 2016
DerekTac @rsidneysmith I’m well, how are you today Ray? #prodchat Thu Mar 24 00:22:47 +0000 2016
cbplan A3: Ignore your personal email InBox. Seriously. People will reach out directly if it’s important. #prodchat Thu Mar 24 00:22:51 +0000 2016
macbikegeek @cbplan I think the level of unavoidable info/noise (eg ads) in our faces is higher day to day. Fine when you get out in the woods #prodchat Thu Mar 24 00:23:12 +0000 2016
rsidneysmith A3a: You have to set the terms of what your different “lenses” in life are. They are the important information. #prodchat Thu Mar 24 00:23:30 +0000 2016
rsidneysmith A3b: When you your lenses are configured properly (principles and tools), you’re readily able to filter through each lens. #prodchat Thu Mar 24 00:23:59 +0000 2016
cbplan A3 Auto-schedule paying bills. The rest of your emails will be urgent but unimportant. #prodchat Thu Mar 24 00:24:26 +0000 2016
rsidneysmith @DerekTac Glad to hear! I’m doing remarkable well for as little I’ve slept. Gotta go back and read our recent #prodchat transcript on Sleep! Thu Mar 24 00:25:09 +0000 2016
cbplan A3 If you can’t act on an info source, do you need it? Probably not. #prodchat Thu Mar 24 00:25:17 +0000 2016
pal4life26 @rsidneysmith A3 #ProdChat Just disconnect for a bit and realize that there is nothing much to missout honestly.Also just focus on related. Thu Mar 24 00:25:18 +0000 2016
cbplan A3 The RSS Reader is both heaven and hell for #productivity and #gtd #prodchat Thu Mar 24 00:26:45 +0000 2016
rsidneysmith @macbikegeek @cbplan Hahaha. I literally just captured into my inbox to read “Walden” again. :) #prodchat Thu Mar 24 00:26:47 +0000 2016
rsidneysmith @pal4life26 Yes, similar to @tferriss suggestion in #4HWW on taking an information vacation. To fast from the firehouse. #prodchat Thu Mar 24 00:27:58 +0000 2016
cbplan A3 Always choose pull notifications over push notifications. Except the most immediate or critical reminders. #prodchat Thu Mar 24 00:28:10 +0000 2016
rsidneysmith Q4: How do you select the right information sources (blogs, news, shows, incl. entertainment)? #prodchat https://t.co/KqKmtS2tGs Thu Mar 24 00:29:06 +0000 2016
rsidneysmith Agreed. I think too often we experience notification fatigue because of this. #prodchat https://t.co/SS2EN2mv4T Thu Mar 24 00:29:08 +0000 2016
RealMattEaton A4) Whatever puts me closer to what I need to accomplish. And cutting the rest that don’t meet snuff #ProdChat https://t.co/ERxFJpv21d Thu Mar 24 00:29:51 +0000 2016
rsidneysmith @resilientmomfls Hi, Erica! Welcome to #prodchat! I think you’re right on limiting. How do you determine those brands/ppl? #prodchat Thu Mar 24 00:29:58 +0000 2016
pascalvenier What was Q3 again, please? I fear I missed it #prodchat Thu Mar 24 00:30:18 +0000 2016
cbplan A4 You will find high quality info at the source. Many blogs and news outlets merely “repost” the source. #prodchat Thu Mar 24 00:30:59 +0000 2016
rsidneysmith @pascalvenier Here is Q3… #prodchat https://t.co/bHkfVVb9su Thu Mar 24 00:31:17 +0000 2016
rsidneysmith Yes, it’s mostly churn…like how many news agencies just syndicate AP news. #prodchat https://t.co/sfaH8rIJGx Thu Mar 24 00:32:52 +0000 2016
cbplan A4 Instead of following a blog. Maybe you’re better off following RSS feeds of companies or orgs. #prodchat Thu Mar 24 00:32:56 +0000 2016
caplady1225 A4 I curate my own rss Twitter feeds but I like apps like flipboard #Prodchat https://t.co/ygHsdGwLTp Thu Mar 24 00:33:12 +0000 2016
pascalvenier Q4: #prodchat I gave up on contemporary newspapers + TV + Radio back in 2009. Living very well without. News filtered by Twitter and FB. Thu Mar 24 00:33:24 +0000 2016
macbikegeek a3 working to start picking very deliberately what to spend time on and let in both actions and information. Letting go of #fomo #prodchat Thu Mar 24 00:34:20 +0000 2016
cbplan @pascalvenier There’s definitely a place for professional journalism. Twitter and FB are not exactly credible sources either. #prodchat Thu Mar 24 00:34:47 +0000 2016
pascalvenier Q3 Ruthlessly cut on what I subscribed through emails. #prodchat Thu Mar 24 00:35:16 +0000 2016
cbplan A4 If you want quality information sources then pay for them. Don’t rely on ad revenue to fund your knowledge. #prodchat Thu Mar 24 00:35:48 +0000 2016
caplady1225 I wholly trust Twitter for breaking news #Prodchat https://t.co/xRomQSYklP Thu Mar 24 00:36:31 +0000 2016
Sprezzatura Brain hates ambiguity, finds meaning in patterns. Push alerts=novelty. Brain activity heightened. #prodchat https://t.co/274rQPEeo9 Thu Mar 24 00:37:02 +0000 2016
rsidneysmith Q5: How do you separate & contextualize information so it’s relevant to work & personal when you need it? #prodchat https://t.co/8PJeFUXibN Thu Mar 24 00:37:06 +0000 2016
cbplan A4 Take Ben Thompson’s Stratechery blog for example. https://t.co/RiTwsV1Cm7 High quality writing and research, but you pay. #prodchat Thu Mar 24 00:37:22 +0000 2016
pascalvenier It depends on the quality of your network and how you can trust it to filter for you. @cbplan #prodchat Thu Mar 24 00:37:49 +0000 2016
cbplan @caplady1225 You should definitely not trust Twitter for breaking news. #prodchat Thu Mar 24 00:38:04 +0000 2016
caplady1225 Agree subscription based sites are key #Prodchat https://t.co/jRfmFgL0WU Thu Mar 24 00:38:21 +0000 2016
RealMattEaton A5) I’ve taken to emailing the most important links to my work and personal emails #ProdChat https://t.co/Fm2Hro1NBb Thu Mar 24 00:38:54 +0000 2016
rsidneysmith @cbplan @pascalvenier Many times TW/FB are leads me to good journalism. I learn about it here, then go there. #prodchat Thu Mar 24 00:38:55 +0000 2016
rsidneysmith RT @Sprezzatura: Brain hates ambiguity, finds meaning in patterns. Push alerts=novelty. Brain activity heightened. #prodchat https://t.co/2… Thu Mar 24 00:39:03 +0000 2016
cbplan A5 Ahh, the bane of our existence… how to get the information you need when you need it. :-) #prodchat Thu Mar 24 00:39:18 +0000 2016
caplady1225 RT @rsidneysmith: Agreed. I think too often we experience notification fatigue because of this. #prodchat https://t.co/SS2EN2mv4T Thu Mar 24 00:39:37 +0000 2016
pascalvenier @cbplan “There’s definitely a place for professional journalism.” Rarely best source of analysis, in my view. #prodchat Thu Mar 24 00:39:43 +0000 2016
Sprezzatura +1. Thanks to neuroplasticity, these learning behaviors can be changed. #prodchat https://t.co/WATQKbuXrH Thu Mar 24 00:39:46 +0000 2016
cbplan @rsidneysmith @pascalvenier Agreed. Too many believe they are actually getting factual information via TW and FB. #prodchat Thu Mar 24 00:40:11 +0000 2016
caplady1225 Any app/sites that save not whole articles but snippets? #prodchat https://t.co/dbBLecbTgm Thu Mar 24 00:40:41 +0000 2016
cbplan @pascalvenier And you think free blogs are better? :-) #prodchat Thu Mar 24 00:40:49 +0000 2016
cbplan A5 The challenge in this is having software that allows you to quickly act on the info when you discover it. #prodchat Thu Mar 24 00:42:41 +0000 2016
pascalvenier In some cases yet, in others no. What matters is quality of the piece in question @cbplan #prodchat Thu Mar 24 00:42:59 +0000 2016
Sprezzatura Again, refer to brain on patterns. Assign color/shape/icons to diff work types/agents to surface patterns. #prodchat https://t.co/aNH97qUvPJ Thu Mar 24 00:43:07 +0000 2016
cbplan A5 This is why @Evernote Web Clipper is so widely successful. It just works. Everywhere. #prodchat Thu Mar 24 00:43:19 +0000 2016
rsidneysmith @caplady1225 Evernote of course! ;-) Just highlight what you want and use the Web Clipper shortcut/button. #prodchat Thu Mar 24 00:43:38 +0000 2016
rsidneysmith Q6: How do you say “no” to new, unnecessary information (even when it may be compelling)? #prodchat https://t.co/ni5VVTtctM Thu Mar 24 00:44:03 +0000 2016
rsidneysmith RT @Sprezzatura: Again, refer to brain on patterns. Assign color/shape/icons to diff work types/agents to surface patterns. #prodchat https… Thu Mar 24 00:45:23 +0000 2016
cbplan A6 It’s a “cat with an aluminum foil ball” problem for humans. You should ignore that blog post.. but CAN you?! #prodchat Thu Mar 24 00:45:24 +0000 2016
RealMattEaton A6) Consider what you want and take it. The rest is all chatter and distraction #ProdChat https://t.co/dGP0Lh1YTs Thu Mar 24 00:45:32 +0000 2016
macbikegeek a6: just say no, save for later if you really want to follow up (conscious choice to let it in). Prioritize it if you let it in.
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caplady1225 @rsidneysmith lol oh ok I’ve been clipping entire pages will utilize the high light feature more thanks #Prodchat Thu Mar 24 00:45:41 +0000 2016
rsidneysmith @Sprezzatura You’re speaking my language, Tonianne! I love consistency visually in contextualizing work and other life areas. #prodchat Thu Mar 24 00:45:57 +0000 2016
rsidneysmith RT @cbplan: A5 This is why @Evernote Web Clipper is so widely successful. It just works. Everywhere. #prodchat Thu Mar 24 00:46:08 +0000 2016
cbplan A6 “Just Say No”… hhmm, where have I heard that before… :-) #prodchat Thu Mar 24 00:46:29 +0000 2016
rsidneysmith @cbplan Exactly! It’s tough. And not all indulgences like that are “wrong,” but in #productivity context, it can be unproductive. #prodchat Thu Mar 24 00:46:57 +0000 2016
Sprezzatura @rsidneysmith Yes – it’s a useful way to identify a bottleneck or anomaly or, a potential for improvement. #prodchat Thu Mar 24 00:47:24 +0000 2016
caplady1225 A6 still tough to say no but I only accept new input Twitter and rss and try pick quality sources #Prodchat https://t.co/VQUeSriqta Thu Mar 24 00:47:41 +0000 2016
pal4life26 @rsidneysmith #ProdChat A6:or just #GoogleAlerts to receive notification on related stuff. Thu Mar 24 00:47:56 +0000 2016
cbplan A6 Reality is that we get a little hit of dopamine from scanning that FB timeline, or RSS feed. Will-power is no good with that. #prodchat Thu Mar 24 00:48:16 +0000 2016
rsidneysmith @caplady1225 That’s good! I had to stop all the #Caturday pics in my Google+ home feed! Just too darn cute (and unproductive)! #prodchat Thu Mar 24 00:48:23 +0000 2016
macbikegeek @cbplan have to actually make choices about what we look at/let in. Totally get the dopamine thing but it’s choice to expose self #prodchat Thu Mar 24 00:49:35 +0000 2016
rsidneysmith A6: I try to make sure I only pay attention to information I’ve chosen, and even here on Twitter I follow one list not my feed. #prodchat Thu Mar 24 00:49:54 +0000 2016
cbplan A6 Twitter Lists are the only way to consume tweets. Keeps your brain in one info context at a time. #prodchat Thu Mar 24 00:50:56 +0000 2016
rsidneysmith @cbplan Yes, which is why I have created bookmarks to diff. sections of social media so I never seen the feed (except on mobile). #prodchat Thu Mar 24 00:50:58 +0000 2016
pascalvenier Q6 I just store it in a DevonThink database making the deliberate choice not to read it to stay focus. Not my immediate concern #prodchat Thu Mar 24 00:51:43 +0000 2016
cbplan A6 You don’t have to Follow someone to have them on a Twitter List. So make your list of Followers a statement about yourself. #prodchat Thu Mar 24 00:52:10 +0000 2016
rsidneysmith @pascalvenier Oh, a DevonThink user! I only know one other DT user! :-) #prodchat Thu Mar 24 00:52:16 +0000 2016
macbikegeek @rsidneysmith Brian Eno basically turned off the online world to get his stuff done. https://t.co/zrOSIc53WN #prodchat Thu Mar 24 00:52:20 +0000 2016
rsidneysmith Q7: How do you manage information to make it more productively organized? Tools/apps? #prodchat https://t.co/pmBGk4Hzhq Thu Mar 24 00:53:06 +0000 2016
macbikegeek @rsidneysmith @pascalvenier I was a DevonThink user until Evernote.
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rsidneysmith @macbikegeek I think these examples of digital disconnection fascinating. Sadly, I won’t do it because I get so much done via Web. #prodchat Thu Mar 24 00:53:14 +0000 2016
macbikegeek @rsidneysmith it all depends on what you are trying to do and where it is best done. Some things online is better, some not. #prodchat Thu Mar 24 00:53:59 +0000 2016
cbplan A7 If you’re wrestling with disconnected unstructured info and ideas, then @mindjet MindManager is tops. #prodchat Thu Mar 24 00:54:28 +0000 2016
rsidneysmith A7a: I minimize the information input flow through as few tools as possible. Email intakes most actionable inputs. #prodchat Thu Mar 24 00:54:30 +0000 2016
RealMattEaton A7) I don’t have one. I tried Evernote, but lack of security and inability to care is a problem #ProdChat https://t.co/uT61cog4RH Thu Mar 24 00:54:43 +0000 2016
macbikegeek a7: @evernote @zendoneapp multiple email accounts (for different areas/roles) #prodchat Thu Mar 24 00:55:17 +0000 2016
rsidneysmith A7b: For most everything else, I use @Hootsuite, and @feedly > @Pocket > @evernote to filter to the needed and wanted info. #prodchat Thu Mar 24 00:55:18 +0000 2016
Sprezzatura Productivity doesn’t always come from planned work.Innovation often comes from variation.To wit: Post-Its. #prodchat https://t.co/GJxui6lxPs Thu Mar 24 00:55:25 +0000 2016
VergilDen RT @pascalvenier: Q4: #prodchat I gave up on contemporary newspapers + TV + Radio back in 2009. Living very well without. News filtered by … Thu Mar 24 00:55:42 +0000 2016
rsidneysmith @Sprezzatura Yes, as a GTDer, I’m prepared to capture inspiration, unplanned or not. :-D #prodchat Thu Mar 24 00:55:58 +0000 2016
pascalvenier RT @Sprezzatura: Productivity doesn’t always come from planned work.Innovation often comes from variation.To wit: Post-Its. #prodchat https… Thu Mar 24 00:56:27 +0000 2016
milhealth #Trello, Evernote & Chrome Browser all works well for everything! #prodchat
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rsidneysmith @Sprezzatura Though, I don’t use Post-Its. I just never seem to have any with me on the road for work. Haha. #prodchat Thu Mar 24 00:56:44 +0000 2016
Sprezzatura I…can’t…relate ;-) #prodchat #personalkanban https://t.co/Tpl7d1DX6G Thu Mar 24 00:57:33 +0000 2016
cbplan A7 I work on multiple devices and use @sugarsync to keep everything sync’d in real time. 3 years, never a problem. #prodchat Thu Mar 24 00:57:40 +0000 2016
rsidneysmith Next #ProdChat: How to Choose a Productivity System? – March 30th! Join us, and have a productive week, all! Thu Mar 24 00:58:08 +0000 2016
pascalvenier Q7: DevonThink database to store and access docs + Concept Draw Mind Map as a thinking space + Nisus Pro to write. That’s all #prodchat Thu Mar 24 00:58:26 +0000 2016
macbikegeek @rsidneysmith thanks, Ray, all, great chat. #prodchat Thu Mar 24 00:58:35 +0000 2016
caplady1225 I like that work flow I have things stuck between Evernote and pocket #Prodchat https://t.co/lGyN69UUk1 Thu Mar 24 00:58:55 +0000 2016
rsidneysmith Thanks, #productivity enthusiasts, for today’s #ProdChat! Join us next week! https://t.co/UUztHSa34a Thu Mar 24 00:59:06 +0000 2016
RealMattEaton RT @rsidneysmith: Thanks, #productivity enthusiasts, for today’s #ProdChat! Join us next week! https://t.co/UUztHSa34a Thu Mar 24 00:59:12 +0000 2016
caplady1225 RT @rsidneysmith: Next #ProdChat: How to Choose a Productivity System? – March 30th! Join us, and have a productive week, all! Thu Mar 24 00:59:20 +0000 2016
pascalvenier Q7: Without forgetting Post-Its for Kanban board, it goes without saying. #prodchat Thu Mar 24 00:59:28 +0000 2016
rsidneysmith Agreed! Great #productivity conversation today, everyone! You make #prodchat awesome. Thank you! https://t.co/g3bT3nBh76 Thu Mar 24 00:59:30 +0000 2016
caplady1225 RT @macbikegeek: @rsidneysmith thanks, Ray, all, great chat. #prodchat Thu Mar 24 00:59:32 +0000 2016
LoFlytTECH Ran out of time to check in on #prodchat Oh the irony! https://t.co/OT7o5Otdka Thu Mar 24 01:00:07 +0000 2016
rsidneysmith @caplady1225 It’s about building the habit muscle around date/time/place for deciding what moves from Pocket to Evernote. #prodchat Thu Mar 24 01:00:25 +0000 2016
rsidneysmith @caplady1225 It’s tough initially, but then it becomes easier as you limit, focus, rinse, repeat. :) #prodchat Thu Mar 24 01:00:46 +0000 2016
rsidneysmith @LoFlytTECH We’ll be back next Wednesday at 8pm EDT! Hope to see you then! Cheers! #prodchat Thu Mar 24 01:01:17 +0000 2016
milhealth #productivity #prodchat https://t.co/EQtSZpaYBA Thu Mar 24 01:03:17 +0000 2016
PrincipleMotiv8 RT @cbplan: A5 This is why @Evernote Web Clipper is so widely successful. It just works. Everywhere. #prodchat Thu Mar 24 01:10:23 +0000 2016

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