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Books Self Leadership

On Being A Slow Reader

One of the reasons I don’t read fiction is that it seems to take me longer than most. I’m no super reader, like Ingrid. She can read and finish a 400-page book in a day. That’ll be a month for me. This is one of the reasons I rarely read fiction. Instead, I listen to or watch fiction. I’m a slow reader. Upfront: being a slow reader hasn’t diminished my love for the written word.

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Books Self Leadership

How I Read Books

I’m always reading; from blogs to books. Sometimes I read a couple of books at the same time. Fiction, non-fiction, you know, different themes or kinds of books. This post is about how I read books; generally non-fiction ones.

Reading is critical for self-development and growth as a leader. You just can’t do life and leadership without books. I love reading and collecting them. While packing books I flipped through some I’ve read and noticed I might have a weird way of reading books. Here’s how I read books:

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Books

This Is What Makes Books Great For Me

One of the things I’ve always tried to do better every year is reading more. This includes both books and blogs. I’m a big fan of blogs. I also love books. There are more books in the world than I have time for. That’s why reading great ones is important. I hate wasting time and money on books. This means I have to read great ones. While thinking about this, I had to ask:

What Makes Books Great For Me?

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Community Noteworthy Self Leadership

Books I Hope To Read In 2016

I don’t know how mom and dad did it, but however they did, worked. Somehow they got my siblings and I to read, and eventually, love it. Every year I try to read as much as I can.

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Community Ideas Productivity Self Leadership

Books I Read In 2013

Reading is one way of getting knowledge or wisdom without going through some of the things others have. I read as an important part of my personal growth. Whether blogs or books, I’m generally suspect of anyone, leaders in particular, that don’t read as part of their growth regimen. I thought I’d share some of the books I read in 2013.