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Personal Development

Discussion in 'General Business and Entrepreneurship' started by Patrick, Dec 9, 2015.

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  1. Patrick Member

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    I have a few questions regarding personal development:
    1. How do you read a book?
      • Do you read the book cover to cover or speed read? If you speed read, can you still get the message of the author?
      • How do you read a book effectively?
     
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  2. EF-Roger

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    Welcome Patrick.

    I read from cover to cover.
     
  3. Bonsco

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    I'm not much of a reader so I listen to audio books over and over and over, especially with transformational books. Reading things once will not release it's precious gems hidden within after only a couple of reads. Just what works for me!
     
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    Welcome to EntrepreneurFix @Patrick !

    I do both actually. In fact I typically speed read everything initially and then go back and read at a study pace. I rarely read a novel, but any recreational reading I do is typically at a study pace.
     
  5. dyanmarie25

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    I absolutely love reading books, but I am not really into academic books, I am more interested in fiction, so it depends on what kind of book I am reading. If it's a non-fiction, then probably I would just skim through it. But if it's a novel, I would definitely read it cover to cover.
     
  6. Youngjoshua2020

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    I am looking to commit my self to start reading more books. I do a lot of online of various articles daily. I will read 50 pages of a book in one setting before I know it as well in a day but rarely return and hardly will finish the book.
     
  7. terryse

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    Effective reading consists of both speed and comprehension. When you speed read, comprehension actually increases since speed reading helps prevent one's mind from drifting while reading. I am one of those people who read for enjoyment and relaxation. I prefer speed reading whenever i read but i don't spend much of my time reading.
     

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