No News—unless it pertains to a goal; Infomagical day 3

Creative_smallWell, looks like I won’t be reading The Verge today.

Infomagical challenge 3 is all about intentional information consumption; time to whole-hog preempt the temptation to mindlessly click from tidbit to tidbit of news. In addition to pushing me to further restrict my information diettoday’s mini-episode of Note To Self offers a fascinating glimpse at 13th-century strategies for coping with information overload. Nice to find out that some of our information wrangling methods are tried-and-truer than I had thought.

Here’s a bit of news that I will be checking out as these items do pertain to my goal of being focused on creativity:

Happy 400th, HBR IdeaCast!

A leader sees greatness in other people. He nor she can be much of a leader if all she sees is herself.—Maya Angelou

HBR IdeaCast imageThe Best of IdeaCast podcast episode is a great compilation of interview clips sharing perspectives on leadership, values and conduct.

And if you’re looking for more helpful and thought-provoking ideas on professional and personal life, here are some more excellent HBR IdeaCast episodes I still love listening to:

…inventing  and pioneering requires a willingness to be misunderstood for long periods of time.—Jeff Bezos