There is no predictable correlation between intelligence and ethics, nor is ruthlessness necessarily an evil thing. And there is nothing like enforced, uninterrupted contemplation to learn to distinguish one from another…. -- JAMES H. SCHMITZ
Here are some easy guidelines for getting the right reading done faster and more effectively.
the general Reading for Comprehension Process
- Choose what you read — this a high speed filtering process
- Read according to the reading material type – fiction and nonfiction are not read at the same speed or purpose
- Preview the reading material/book
- Read with Intent
Choose what you read.
…Our new times call for new ways of searching for, filtering, consuming, and applying knowledge in order to improve our lives. — Michael Simmons
This would be seem to be an obvious thing, but not all reading materials are equally valuable, If valuable at all. This is especially true when it comes to email, newsfeeds, and, especially, to social media. Time spent reading less valuable materials is obviously times subtracted from reading the important stuff. If you choose to read a newspaper and pay more attention to the sports section then you do…
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A quick article about how using quotes can improve your blogging and writing, including business writing.
Quotes are often an underutilized writing opportunity. Adding quotes, and I don’t mean just a few
spackle on random pages throughout your writing, can be very beneficial to
writers in a number of ways. quotes can also help you convey your meeting, grab
readers attention, and communicate your message better. So, here are just a few
thoughts on how quotes can help you achieve your writing goals.
Using quotes can help with your use of Tactful repetition
An on topic quote can give you another communication point about the subject that you are discussing, thereby, providing another mental reference to reinforce your subject.
If done with care, you can also get more than one use out of a quote. You can use a quote in the sentence of your paragraph, but this also doesn’t preclude you from isolating it and using other tactics listed below to present it more than…
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