More how-to and tools from Mind Tools today. Do you speed read? I learned many years ago, during periods when I was devouring lots of books. The skill continues to serve me well in business, AND in curating a blog! In fact, in today’s business requirements, it is very useful in managing the bombardment of information.
Excerpt: Speed reading is a skill that can be learned. It mostly involves breaking poor habits that you may have developed since you learned to read. Simply becoming a faster reader isn’t the point, either – you want to become a more efficient reader.
There are some great techniques that you can use when practicing speed reading, including reading blocks of words, and breaking the habit of sub-vocalization.
Whichever techniques you apply, you must always be aware of the purpose of your reading and decide whether speed reading is the most appropriate approach.
Read full article via Speed Reading – Study Skills from MindTools.com.