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Five Speed Reading Tips to help Manage Information Overload

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It's well-known that many of the most successful people in the world are highly effective readers, that is, they read strategically with a clear purpose and focus. 

"President John F. Kennedy is perhaps the most famous speed reader. This is because he emphasised his intelligence and mental capacity during his campaigns and made it publically known that, having been a normal reader whose speed was approximately 284 words per minute, he had studied speed reading.

It became widely known that he worked at the skill until he had reached speeds of over 1000 words per minute. He also developed the ability to read at a great range of speeds, allowing him exceptional flexibility to vary his rate on the very different kinds of material he was obliged to read every day."*

Read our short article with five simple Speed Reading related tips to help you Manage Information Overload.