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Which one skill do most of us possess but not use enough?

Organize your Reading List

  • Take out daily or weekly time to read an organized list of topics and books, making it a monthly goal.
  • Take a mixed genre approach to your reading list, to keep your brain stimulated with a variety of topics.

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