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Speed reading is about reading (and being able to recall) more written information in less time. Work Smarter with Speed Reading is a practical guide to effective speed reading. It includes tools and information on a variety of reading and memory techniques, including a five-step strategy that will enable you to read any non-fiction material easily. It, allows you to start using and practising the techniques as you read, offers a selection of techniques so you can choose the ones that suit you best, teaches you how to read effectively under pressure, and helps you to concentrate in noisy and distracting environments.
Work Smarter with Speed Reading: Teach Yourself includes:
Chapter 1: The five-step reading system
Chapter 2: Speed reading
Chapter 3: It's all in the words - developing your vocabulary
Chapter 4: Concentration
Chapter 5: Memory
Chapter 6: A book is a book is a book
Chapter 7: Your eyes and effective reading
Chapter 8: Distractions and solutions
Chapter 9: Real-world reading
Chapter 10: Working and studying for a living
Chapter 11: Useful information and speed practice test
Chapter 12: What next?
Teach Yourself methods:
Not got much time?
One, five and ten-minute introductions to key principles to get you started.
Lots of instant help with common problems and quick tips for success, based on the author's many years of experience.
Tests in the book and online to keep track of your progress.
Extend your knowledge
Extra online articles to give you a richer understanding of speed reading and time-saving techniques.
Innovative exercises illustrate what you've learnt and how to use it.
Tina Konstant is a coach, resarcher and professional speaker on human potential and learning skills. She has taught speed reading across all business sectors and has produced and presented a series of television programmes on effective learning.
Like everyone, Tina has a hectic life managing career and family; in this new edition she shows that it's not just reading fast that counts, it's about managing information.