When you hear something - step back and think. Are they wrapped in a highly charged environment? Are they accompanied by emotional outburst? If so, what does that mean? Don't react to the message immediately - allow yourself time. Listen the words again. Think about them. Use discernment.
Friday, June 15, 2012
Winning the Information Game
Even though we live when images dominate. We also live in a time of lots of words - they stream, pop-up, interrupt and most of all excite. Those that study media habits and who monitor use of media in our society talk about the scare resource today - attention. We are not lacking in information but in which bits of news, findings, reports etc. that can catch our attention. We do, personally, need a strategy.