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How to Teach Yourself to Read an Entire Book in a Single Day

How to Teach Yourself to Read an Entire Book in a Single Day

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Sir Francis Bacon once said, “Some books are to be tasted, others to be swallowed, and some few to be chewed and digested: that is, some books are to be read only in parts, others to be read, but not curiously, and some few to be read wholly, and with diligence and attention”

Learn to speed read.

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Author's message

Once you know and understand the author’s message, you’ll read faster and then move on to the next one.

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Location is Everything

Once you’ve taught yourself to speed read at a decent pace, and have some books you want to work through, you need an ideal reading environment.

Distraction is everywhere.

Separate yourself from everything that distracts you.

Think of how much solitude you’ll need, then double it.

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Read in Clumps

A clump is a collection of 4 to 16 adjacent words that you read in a single glance. When you read in clumps, you naturally increase your speed because you can’t slow down to vocalize (speak or hear the words as you read them).

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