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Reading is vital to increasing your employee productivity and satisfaction

At any given time within a workplace environment there are numerous projects and tasks that need to be completed by employees. Managing multiple tasks can be daunting and completing them in a timely manner is vital to maintaining client relations. How can employees effectively increase productivity and establish a solid routine for completing projects? The key lies in increasing your reading abilities.

By | February 3rd, 2015|Employee Productivity, eyeQ Thoughts, Reading|Comments Off on Reading is vital to increasing your employee productivity and satisfaction

3 Reasons Why Speed Reading Will Make You a Better Employee

If it’s one thing that employees at small businesses or big companies hope to achieve at work, it’s productivity. Improving your productivity in the workplace has been associated with increased job fulfillment, as well as the likelihood of being promoted. One skill that is well within each person’s capability of accomplishing is speed reading. People who spend even just a little time each day striving to improve this skill can usually double their average reading speed within a matter of weeks. Learning to speed read will quickly become linked to your work productivity, and here are three reasons why it’ll definitely make you a better employee.

By | January 27th, 2015|education, eyeQ Thoughts, Reading, Time Management|Comments Off on 3 Reasons Why Speed Reading Will Make You a Better Employee

7 Reasons to Read Daily

A little over a year ago, The Huffington Post conducted a poll to gauge the amount of reading that Americans engage in on an annual basis. What they found might surprise you. They discovered from a sample of over 1,000 respondents that 28% of individuals did not read a single book during the year. There are myriad benefits that come from reading. Here are several reasons to read daily.

By | January 20th, 2015|education, eyeQ Thoughts, Reading|Comments Off on 7 Reasons to Read Daily

Did You Know: Sub-vocalization Destroys Your Reading Speed!

No? Don't be surprised. Turns out that most Americans, and indeed most of the world, sub-vocalize to some extent. That's natural, it's simply a hold over from when you were originally taught to read. The trouble is, after we learn to read, very few people rarely improve upon the basic reading skills we're as children.

By | November 4th, 2014|eyeQ Thoughts, Reading|Comments Off on Did You Know: Sub-vocalization Destroys Your Reading Speed!

3 Innovative Trends that Will Change Education as We Know It

Education has come a long way in the past 20 years. And now, living in this ever-connected world, education is likely to change even more.

By | October 28th, 2014|education, eyeQ Thoughts|Comments Off on 3 Innovative Trends that Will Change Education as We Know It

The Importance of Speed Reading at Work and School

One of the largest complaints that many students and professionals have in their day-to-day lives is the sheer volume of text that needs absorbed. Whats the problem? The problem is that the average reader only reads at around 200 words per minute. For short sections of text this is fine, but longer texts become intolerably time-consuming.

By | October 23rd, 2014|eyeQ Thoughts, Reading, Technology, Time Management|Comments Off on The Importance of Speed Reading at Work and School

Brain Games Discussed In Time Magazine

It is simpler than ever before to engage in some quick brain games either on your phone, a tablet or your home computer or laptop. Many people try to do little puzzles like sudoku or a crossword puzzle to keep their brains engaged. The hope is that, if they keep their brains sharp, they can prevent mental deterioration that leads to problems like dementia.

By | October 21st, 2014|eyeQ Thoughts|Comments Off on Brain Games Discussed In Time Magazine

Did You Know That When It Comes To Reading in College The Best Mind Trick Is The Slow Fast Food Approach?

Yes, you want to read faster, but before you chow down on that book consider what you're reading. College reading material is not fast food, and your brain is not an order of fries and a milk shake. Did you know that when it comes to reading in college that the best mental trick to prime your brain is the slow fast food approach to reading? Skimming the book without proper training is like ordering a quick hamburger at the drive through window. You eat it. It tastes delicious, but it is over. Gone. Zilch. And you're hungry again.

By | October 7th, 2014|eyeQ Thoughts, Time Management|Comments Off on Did You Know That When It Comes To Reading in College The Best Mind Trick Is The Slow Fast Food Approach?

Homework Management: Setting Up the Best Homework Space

Does your child struggle to get their homework done? Well, one way that you can improve their abilities to sit down and get it done is with some Homework management by setting up a space that allows them to focus and concentrate on the work ahead of them. Here's how to do this:

By | September 11th, 2014|eyeQ Thoughts|Comments Off on Homework Management: Setting Up the Best Homework Space

Reading’s Importance To Everyone

The importance of reading cannot be emphasized strongly enough. Communication was forever transported beyond the norm by the advent of the written word. It was another way to communicate, thereby socializing the population in a whole new manner, adding much more detail and texture to interactions. As civilization evolved, the whole of human knowledge was being written and read.

By | September 9th, 2014|eyeQ Thoughts|Comments Off on Reading’s Importance To Everyone