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Reading That Values Your Time, Money and Energy

Posted by annkays on September 22, 2009

by Inda Hanum Samsi

The man who does not read good books has no advantage over the man who can’t read. -Mark Twain

Do you read? I bet you do. I do too. But do you have to struggle to read or you find it easy to keep up with today’s best-sellers that come into the market one after another?

Have you ever been in situations where you find yourself getting bored of reading because it took you so long to finish a book that you can’t wait to switch to another books with new themes and ideas?

True, some people do have the skills to speed read that they can finish reading a book within a few hours (and are still able to grasp the whole idea of the book like sponge absorbing water!) but as for me unfortunately, reading a book can take hours, weeks and sometimes months!

It is a widely known fact that knowledge equal power. Your capability to learn, comprehend and apply success principles that you pick up from reading is vital to help manage and maneuver your life in today’s demanding world.

So, how do we tackle this problem of wanting to gain so much knowledge but lacking the skills to read in speed? To add to that, our time is limited to be spent too much on a book (or at least we thought so…).

The worth of a book is to be measured by what you can carry away from it. -James Bryce

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