Friday Refills - Don't Cram the Information Firehose... Filter and Focus!

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By Jonathan Cutrell. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

We are not well adapted to focus and filter information. For the majority of human history, the information available was virtually all relevant.

But now, we have an overload of information. Our first reaction is to believe we need to know it all to succeed... But we immediately run into a problem: there's vastly more than we can ever handle. So we resort to silly brain tricks to convince ourselves and others that we either know it all, or that most information isn't important.

We can do better.

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