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“The more that you read, the more things you’ll know. The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go.“–Dr. Seuss I am re-blogging this from several years ago because March is National Reading Month and Tuesday, March 2nd is … Continue reading

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Your Greatest Investment Is the One You Make In Yourself

   This is a repost of a blog posted on October 27, 2014 by S.Anthony Iannarino with his permission. “There is no greater investment that you can make than the investment you make in yourself. “There is no greater return … Continue reading

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The Gestalt: What How to Read the Bible, a Novel and Making Military Decisions Have in Common

I am re-posting this blog as one of my recent graduates wanted to know how to read the Bible.  He was accustomed to reading it one-word-at-a-time.  I told him about this blog and decided to re-post it.  It was written  … Continue reading

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To Annotate or Not To Annotate/Brush Strokes or Picture?

“The thing that bugs me most about annotations is that they make what could be a 10-minute read a half hour read instead.” –Caroline C., Hinsdale Central High School In January 2012 we posted reasons students are reluctant to read, … Continue reading

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Celebrate Women Writers

“Men have had every advantage of us in telling their own story.  Education has been theirs in so much higher a degree; the pen has been in their hands.” –Jane Austen March is National Reading Month and Women’s History Month.  … Continue reading

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The Gestalt: What How to Read the Bible, a Novel and Making Military Decisions Have in Common

I am reposting this blog from January as I have recently had clients asking about how to do these kinds of reading.  It says that a blog on the military’s need for big picture would soon follow. It didn’t.  But this time it will! … Continue reading

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November musings: No-vember, Now-vember and Rush-vember

Reflecting on Subway’s special $5 deals reflected in their marketing called Subtember, I started thinking about this month that is almost gone.  (Maybe I’ll repost this in 11 months.) We have elections in November.  And many exercise their right to … Continue reading

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It’s All About Time on Timed Tests

“I increased my ACT reading score by 6 points, and I will probably get a scholarship!“–Kelly D., Advanced Reading Concepts Speed Reading Student You’ve got an ACT or SAT (or LSAT or GMAT) exam coming up and want the best … Continue reading

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How to Avoid Deception

 “You can never get all the facts from just one newspaper, and unless you have all the facts, you cannot make proper judgements about what is going on.”—Harry S. Truman This a re-post of one of our first blogs.  But … Continue reading

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Summer Speed Reading Students Score!

“The speed reading course included a plethora of useful techniques, including methods for studying and for interpreting and comprehending novels and literature.  I feel that after only a week with this course I learned techniques that will prove helpful for … Continue reading

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