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Reading habit is important especially for self-growth because knowledge in books can help you improve yourself. Good reading habits help you to learn from a book faster.

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These 3 Practices by Bill Gates Will Change How You Read

These 3 Practices by Bill Gates Will Change How You Read

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Take side notes.

Taking notes can help engage with the book and focus on thoughts at hand. It also helps remembering the new knowledge and linking to existing knowledge. Write down your opinion when there is disagreement. Ask questions when a point is unclear.

In Learning Theory, this method is called elabo...

Finish every book you read.

Consider whether a book is worth your time before open it. Think twice before starting and commit until the end when you start reading.

Seek reference from book list of smart minds, e.g. Obama and Bill's recommendations. Use listing apps to store a want-to-read list e.g. Google Keep or Good...

Read for at least one hour at a time.

Reading at least one hour at a time to make progress with the book. Make it non-negotiable to read before sleep. 

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Most people go through life not really getting any smarter. Why? They simply won’t do the work required.

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