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Speed Reading MELBOURNE

Bill Jarrard's picture
Wednesday, 26 October 2011 - 9:00am - 12:30pm

Can you read 1,000 words a minute?  With the information glut you face daily, reading 1,000 words a minute with full comprehension has become a necessary business skill.  Buzan’s Range and Rapid Reading techniques work with how your mind works and give you the skills to effectively handle and manage information, enabling you to keep one step ahead. 

Objective:   

Today's fast paced world demands the ability to rapidly cover and absorb enormous amounts of new information.  It has been estimated by the United Nations that a professional in most fields needs to be able to read at least 400 Words per Minute in order to just keep abreast of what is happening in their field.  Yet most people read at 300 WPM or less.  This makes most professionals functionally illiterate!

Outline:      

This program aims to help you improve both the speed of your reading, and your comprehension and retention levels.  We will look at proven techniques to enhance your ability to use improved reading skills in a range of business and personal situations. In this seminar you will:   

  • Learn to power browse any book in fifteen minutes;
  • Learn how eye movements are related to speed reading techniques;
  • Learn the seven steps to speed up your reading;
  • Learn twenty-two reading formulae for success;
  • Apply brain skills and functions to effective reading;
  • Improve comprehension and recall with reading;
  • Match reading purpose and material with approach;
  • Explore the Buzan Organic Study Technique (BOST);
  • Learn steps to improve concentration and your reading environment; and
  • Discover Mind Maps® for Information Management