Speed Reading In A Week: How To Speed Read In Seven Simple Steps

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Hodder & Stoughton, May 18, 2012 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 128 pages
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Speed Reading In A Week is a simple and straightforward speed reading course, giving you everything you need to know in just seven short chapters. From increasing your reading rate and effective memory techniques, to overcoming distractions so that you can read in any environment and developing a reading programme to make it second nature, you'll eventually wonder how you ever read any other way.

This book introduces you to the main themes and ideas of speed reading, giving you a basic knowledge and understanding of the key concepts, together with practical and thought-provoking exercises. Whether you choose to read it in a week or in a single sitting, Speed Reading In A Week is your fastest route to success:

- Sunday: The five-step system
- Monday: Speed reading
- Tuesday: Remember what you read
- Wednesday: Your eyes and effective reading
- Thursday: Distractions and solutions
- Friday: Reading different types of material for different reasons
- Saturday: What next?

ABOUT THE SERIES
In A Week books are for managers, leaders, and business executives who want to succeed at work. From negotiating and content marketing to finance and social media, the In A Week series covers the business topics that really matter and that will help you make a difference today. Written in straightforward English, each book is structured as a seven-day course so that with just a little work each day, you will quickly master the subject. In a fast-changing world, this series enables readers not just to get up to speed, but to get ahead.

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About the author (2012)

Tina Harvey (Aberdeen, Scotland) was invited to deliver a series of practical speed-reading workshops to students and the local business community, while she was an undergraduate.

She continued to refine and develop the material,which led to speed-reading and information management seminars delivered to businesses in the private and public sectors.

She now consults in the oil and gas sector and writes on a range of subjects from Effective Reading and Information Management to Copywriting and Change Management.

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