The defining capability for success today is the ability to thrive on a superabundance of information.

"Thriving on Overload offers the five best ways to manage our information-drenched world."

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Learn how to thrive in a world of information overload

Massive information overload is the defining feature of our age.

The incessant deluge threatens to drown us, yet within its excess lies almost everything of value today. The capacity to thrive on limitless information is now the single most important capability for success, yielding not just powerful insight, world-leading expertise, and better decisions, but also improved wellbeing.

In Thriving on Overload world-leading futurist Ross Dawson shares powerful, actionable prescriptions on how to flourish in an accelerating world, showing you how to achieve superior outcomes in your career, ventures, investments, and life.


Read the book to learn how you can develop the five powers for success in a world of exponential information: Purpose, Framing, Filtering, Attention, and Synthesis. Engaging stories, useful frameworks and practical exercises for each power will help you thrive.


Become an Information Master! The Thriving on Overload Interactive Course gives you the skills, capabilities, tools, and frameworks to help you thrive in a world of information overload.


Listen to the podcast of interviews with ‘information masters’ including some of the world’s most extraordinary entrepreneurs, investors, executives, professionals, and authors such as Tim O’Reilly, Cathy Hackl, Nir Eyal, Brett King, and many more.

Praise for Thriving on Overload

“A how-to for turning a surplus of information into expertise, insight, and better decisions.”

Nir Eyal

Bestselling author of Hooked and Indistractable

“This must-read book shares the pragmatic secrets of how to overcome being overwhelmed and how to turn information into an unfair advantage.”

R “Ray” Wang

CEO, Constellation Research and bestselling author of Everybody Rules The World and Disrupting Digital Business

“If you read only one business book this year, make it Thriving on Overload.”

Nick Abrahams

Global Co-leader, Digital Transformation Practice, Norton Rose Fulbright

“If you’ve ever wondered where to start to prioritize your life, you must buy this book!”

Joyce Gioia

CEO, The Herman Group of Companies and Author, Experience Rules

Meet the Author

Ross Dawson is a globally recognized futurist, keynote speaker, entrepreneur and author. He has lived his life immersed in information, from helping investment bankers improve their information skills starting in the 1990s to working with business leaders in over 30 countries to make sense of the rapidly unfolding future of their industries, balanced with a year living in a Zen Center in Japan. He is the Founding Chairman of Advanced Human Technologies Group.