In the digital age we are overwhelmed by information. Unable to make sense of it all, our creativity plummets, decision making suffers, and we grow absent-minded. We are drowning under emails, forever juggling six tasks at once and trying to make complex decisions ever more quickly. Daniel Levitin, Author, The Organized Mind
On average, only 50% of the people receiving a notification about this post via email will open it — 2 to 8% will click on a link. Those numbers are pretty consistent even though I prune the list each month and 20% are dropped due to inactivity over the past three months.
I don’t take it personally. These numbers are pretty typcial in today’s world. I find myself doing the same thing.
Unfortunately, what get’s crowded out in a world of information overload is the truly important.
We take care of an endless list of usually small but urgent things to do.
Don’t let this be you.
Commit to doing one truly important thing every day.
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