Lifehacker founder Gina Trapani writes, as the title clearly states, about reusable solutions to common productivity problems. As always, she offers very useful tricks and tips for dealing with distractions, info overload, interruptions, procrastination, and other common productivity critters. Here’s a snippet on information overload:
Information overload is more of a perception than a reality: the more new items we let flood our gates, the more likely we are to feel like we’re drowning. One of the most basic approaches to beating overload is installing better gatekeepers: strengthen your filters so that less stuff comes your way.