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Summer Speed Readers Soar with Less Stress and More Success!

“I was very skeptical of this class at first, but by the end of the first day I was very excited to learn and grow. This class taught me so much more than I ever expected and I know this … 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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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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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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Read a Banned Book

“To choose a good book, look in an inquisitor’s prohibited list.“–John Aiken Celebrate the freedom to read what you want and having an open mind during Banned Book Week, September 30-October 6, 2012.  We have listed below ten frequently challenged classics.  The … Continue reading

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More on Newspapers: Bias & Opinion Pieces

One More Thing on Headlines:  When going off about headlines last time, I forgot to give kudos to headline writers for using their creativity for fun instead of sensationalism.  My dad was a punster and a lot of headline writers are … Continue reading

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How to Read a Newspaper

“If you don’t read the newspaper, you’re uninformed. If you read the newspaper, you’re mis-informed.” –Mark Twain Mark Twain was a very wise man!  But to start with I must state that I believe in getting informed through newspapers.  I … Continue reading

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Speed Reading: Scientific Fact or Science Fiction?

“I feel the need…the need for speed.“            –Maverick in Top Gun Speed reading has its roots in research conducted by the United States Air Force in the 1940s.  World War II fighter pilots used an instrument called a tachistoscope to … Continue reading

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Today is More Than Just Friday the 13th!

I found out that there is more going on today than Friday the 13th!  And both special days fit into how people perceive life and learning new hard things–like speed reading! Today is also “International Skeptics Day” as well as … Continue reading

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