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How to properly read a book

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Upgrading your brain

Upgrading your brain

A new idea, outlook on life, mental model, is all it takes for something to click inside your brain.

Your brain will start making connections between books that seemed to be on different topics. The more you read, the more links you form and the richer your understanding becomes.

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Charlie Munger

“Go to bed smarter than when you woke up.” 

CHARLIE MUNGER

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 Memory and concentration

Memory and concentration

To read, you need to be focused for long periods of time. Your mind is forced to focus again and again from page to page on new information.

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Windows into other worlds

Windows into other worlds

Books give you the ability to learn to look through other’s eyes. It’s like having a conversation with the brightest minds from any given field.

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Develop a reading habit

Develop a reading habit

  • Start with 25 pages per day.
  • Read at the same time every day.
  • Start reading in between 2 already established habits.
  • Make reading your default in already established routines: i.e. read while commuting to work.
  • Adopt reading as a default for boredom: always ca...

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Warren Buffett

“Read 500 pages like this every day. That’s how knowledge works. It builds up, like compound interest. All of you can do it, but I guarantee not many of you will do it.”

WARREN BUFFETT

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Empathy and communication

Empathy and communication

  • Empathy: Books give you the context  (in the form of stories and experiences ) you can use effectively to become more empathetic.
  • Communication skills: Reading will improve your vocabulary and writing. The more you read, the better you communicate. And better communicat...

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Jim Rohn

“Reading is essential for those who seek to rise above the ordinary.” 

JIM ROHN

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Choosing what to read

Choosing what to read

  • If a book has been around for a long time and people still talk about it, it’s probably good.
  • Read the first chapter without the obligation to continue. If you’re not having fun, it’s time to move on.
  • Choose your books based on wh...

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Learning constantly

Learning constantly

To get better results in life you need to learn constantly.

And the best way to learn is to read effectively and a lot.

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Fighting stress

Fighting stress

  • Books are an escape to your mind, transporting you into another reality. They help you take a break from the real world.
  • Reading before bed can help you sleep better. It calms your mind and cues your body up for shut-eye, improving the quality of your sleep.

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