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How To Read a Book a Week | Jim Kwik

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Published on Dec 6, 2017

In this video, Jim Kwik teaches you how to tap into your superpowers and read one book every week. Love this stuff? You can join his FREE masterclass, “Superbrain,” here: http://go.mindvalley.com/S2L9zZ23

If knowledge is power, then reading is your SUPERpower.

The average person reads only 2 books a year. The average CEO, on the other hand, reads 4 - 6 books a MONTH. The verdict? Leaders are readers.

An author has decades of experience written in a book, which means that you can download decades of knowledge (and experience) in just a few days. In this video, Jim Kwik breaks down the simplicity of achieving this seemingly impossible task.

Here’s what he calculated and the conclusion he came to:

The average book is about 64,000 words a day.
The average person reads about 200 words per minute.
On average, it takes 320 minutes to get through a book.
320 minutes divided by 7 (days in a week) equals only 45 minutes of reading a day.

Let’s reiterate. You only need to read for 45 minutes a day.

There’s one more secret, though — you must be sure to schedule this time and take this goal seriously. When scheduling your reading time, make sure that you schedule it during times of the day that you are awake and alert.


IMPORTANT TIMESTAMPS:

00:15 Reason why reading books is important
00:29 Secret of finishing a book in a week
01:15 You need to schedule the reading time
01:57 Schedule the time when you’re awake

Interested in learning more brain hacks? Check out Jim Kwik’s videos on how to learn anything in half the time (http://go.mindvalley.com/f6iEcsW3), how to speak on stage without relying on notes (http://go.mindvalley.com/GLmEvY-B), and how to stop procrastinating, forever (http://go.mindvalley.com/spO4zzep).


ABOUT JIM KWIK:

Once labeled “the boy with the broken brain,” Jim Kwik is now the world’s leading expert in memory improvement and brain performance. He is a powerful Brain Coach for Hollywood superstars, top universities, Fortune 500 organizations, and big-time entrepreneurs like Peter Diamandis, Richard Branson, and Elon Musk.

ABOUT MINDVALLEY UNIVERSITY:

Mindvalley University is developing an online university for all
ages focused on transformational education. We organize real-
world curated events and produce programs in every area of
transformation including mind, body, and performance.

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