We are living in a very fast world. Information is bombarding us constantly. But information is not insight – see also my article about organizational performance.
This week, I have read two articles that cover the topic of information overflow and thinking. M.G. Siegler from Google Ventures enjoys writing because it gives him time to think. And Jason Fried from basecamp ask us to listen to others first before we make our judgement. Both of them are looking for insight instead information. And insight comes from thinking!
M.G. Siegler: The Death of Thought
Jason Fried: Give it five minutes