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When critical thinking isn’t enough: to beat information overload, we need to learn ‘critical ignoring’

Navigating it successfully requires new competencies that should be taught in school. Without the competence to choose what to ignore and where to invest one’s limited attention, we allow others to seize control of our eyes and minds. Appreciation for the importance of critically ignoring is not new but has become even more crucial in the digital world.

The Wall Street Journal, Economist and Financial Times all now have female editors – what does it mean for business?

Women in business are more likely to be known by women in the media, something that academics call “homophily” (the tendency for people who are similar to seek out each other’s company). Success breeds success, so being appointed to these jobs means that the women taking them are more likely to meet other successful women, a concept known as “preferential attachment”.

How to Curate Your Digital Persona

Your public data tells a story. Is it telling the right one? Philosophers, psychologists, and neuroscientists – not to mention poets and artists — have been trying to answer this question for centuries. The good news for business leaders is that they don’t need… Read More ›