How do you separate the signal from the noise as both a sender and receiver of information? When information is noise, it’s a human-made pollutant.
Just consider the downsides of information that’s inaccurate, misleading and overwhelming. Information that’s also misguided is problematic too. With info that’s bad or a glut, you can waste time, plus experience increased stress.
In my Forbes article published on March 23, 2020, Why it’s important to avoid sending the wrong messages with video, I talk about some of the challenges with videos that vary dramatically in quality. Read why I get anxious when people tell me “I made a video (or audio message) for you; “Here’s a recording of the meeting you missed;” or “Watch my video.” I also suggest what we do about these challenges.