Kelly Clarkson and Friedrich Nietzsche

The Philosophy of Speed Reading

Was it Friedrich Nietzsche or Kelly Clarkson who said, “What doesn’t kill you makes you stronger”? It’s easy to confuse them for each other. Whoever it was, it is a very serious point. To achieve anything significant, including Speed Reading, you have to be prepared to step outside your comfort zone. I am not suggesting that reading can be life threatening but it can be…

Selective Reading: Find What You Need and Move On

Even without using any of the classic Speed Reading techniques, you can massively increase your reading efficiency by being selective in what you read. It is very rare that you need 100% of a text. Even if you read it all, comprehension for an average reader is typically 60-80% with recall far less. How do you know what’s important before you’ve read it? The answer…