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.
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:
Dad tricked my siblings and I when it comes to reading as a habit. This is why I read. A lot. From blog posts to books. Being a little more grown up, I appreciate it. He took us to the bookstores, and besides our textbooks, bought extra reading material for us. He made us value … Continue reading Books And Words: How Dad Tricked Me And Lessons For All Of Us
Confession: I love books. I can’t walk past a book sale. As a matter of fact, every visit to the mall meant one to the book store. Most of the times I never looked for anything in particular.