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Speed Reading - In a fast-paced world, we all could benefit from being able to get through information more quickly and efficiently.

Speed Reading - In a fast-paced world, we all could benefit from being able to get through information more quickly and efficiently.

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    Speed Reading Speed Reading Presentation Transcript

    • Speed Reading Jim Estill www.jimestill.com
    • Beginning Steps
      • Why is reading this important?
      • What do I want to gain from the experience
    • Why Speed Reading?
      • Gain Time
      • Boost Productivity
      • Enhance Knowledge
      • Increase Retention
    • What is Speed Reading?
      • A series of techniques that can substantially improve reading speed
      • A way to read while increasing comprehension
      • More fun
    • What Slows us Down?
      • Re-reading
      • Stopping and losing your place
      • Vocalizing
    • Your Mind is Faster than Your Eyes
      • Your mind actually wanders while you read
      • Read faster and you retain more
      • Focus, Focus, Focus
    • Tip 1
      • Read with a Purpose
    • Tip 2
      • Pre- read
      • We learn better by repetition
    • Tip 3
      • Don’t read it
      • Why read things you do not need to?
      • Share magazine reading with friends
    • Tip 4
      • Have the tools handy
      • Post its
      • Highlighter
      • Notepad
    • Tip 5
      • Use a pointer
      • Peripheral vision works
    • Tip 6
      • Push a bit and you get faster
    • Tip 7
      • Works better with focus
    • Tip 8
      • Read the first and last paragraph
      • Journalists are trained that way
    • Things to Avoid
      • Vocalization
      • Rereading the same material (pointer)
      • Pausing for punctuation
      • Reading one word at a time (phrases)
      • Cramming in a very short time
      • Trying to remember everything
    • Things to Avoid
      • Highlighting Excessively
      • Distractions
    • Specific Techniques
      • Skim page
      • Focus your eyes on the middle of each paragraph being read
      • Read as though punctuation doesn’t even exist.
      • Keep a steady pace
      • You now know speed how to read. You will reading enjoy more. You will of what you read retain.
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    • Next Steps
      • Create your reading space
      • Practise
      • Focus
      • Just Do it