Reading

Reading Comprehension

Reading comprehension can change your education. What Is Reading Comprehension? Since the time we were in grade school, we’ve been told it’s important to have excellent reading comprehension. But what exactly does it mean to comprehend what you read? And how do you go about improving it? Reading comprehension is the ability to [...]

By | May 20th, 2016|Reading|Comments Off on Reading Comprehension

Speed Reading and School

An average college student will be assigned more than 10 text books in their first year of college. Speed reading can help you get through all of the assigned reading in a fraction of the time. Is speed reading a real thing? There’s a lot of speculation as to whether or not speed [...]

By | May 20th, 2016|Reading|Comments Off on Speed Reading and School

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

3 Books to Read (Quickly) Before They Become Movies in 2015

We’ve all heard the popular mantra that “the book is always better than the movie.” Well, if you have any intention of seeing some of the most anticipated films based on books in 2015, you’re definitely going to want to get your hands on these books and read them quickly before you see their film adaptations.

By | January 6th, 2015|Reading|Comments Off on 3 Books to Read (Quickly) Before They Become Movies in 2015

3 Signs You Should Invest in Speed Reading

The average human being can read approximately 200-400 words per minute. For many, their individual reading speeds go unnoticed and is rarely thought about; however, for some, it is a source of anxiousness. Reading faster is a skill that can be learned, and it can greatly benefit peoples’ lives. Whether it’s being able to read more novels from the New York Times Bestseller List each year, move through important documents more quickly at work, or comprehend the material you need to know for a graduate or professional school entrance exam, developing the ability to speed read can make life much simpler. Here are three sure signs you should invest in speed reading:

By | December 30th, 2014|Reading|Comments Off on 3 Signs You Should Invest in Speed Reading

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!

Reading’s Importance: More Than Words

"There is so much more to a book than just the reading." -Maurice Sendak

By | October 30th, 2014|education, Reading|Comments Off on Reading’s Importance: More Than Words

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