How to manage when your decision-making abilities are frozen by information overload

We’ve all been there: You had to make six major decisions before lunch and felt completely overloaded with all the information coming at you. This information overload, or “infobesity” can cause stress or cause you to just shut down. Infobesity is a term used to describe a situation when a person feels they’re experiencing information overload – exceeding their ability to process and manage information. When this happens, they’re unable to make decisions as effectively as they otherwise could.

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Article by Bill Howatt, chief research and development officer of work force productivity with Morneau Shepell.