How to Read a Book a Day | Jordan Harry Scrum: How to do twice as much in half 4 months ago   10:50

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After a childhood speech impediment left him struggling to read, Jordan learned strategies from world leading speed readers to dramatically enhance his reading ability. Jordan now helps others unleash their potential to learn anything faster. Because he knew that spending hours reading books and watching seminars was not as effective as it could be. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at https://www.ted.com/tedx

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TheAl1213
Very humbly
Amirhossein Shafie
Thanks brother!
Kat D
I'm a subvocalizer 😩
siup zium ciach
handsome and eloquent
mplsridah
Don't think his speech impediment is gone, I can hardly understand him, maybe it's his accent, idk, but great motivational video.
Victor Apeland
Cool guy. Bad audience.
Jeannie Jones
You are so fine!
S. M.
From sixth grade to end of high school, some seven years, I read a book a day and the comprehension was so high. Now.... ok I am ready to reclaim this superpower once again. Harry, you got a new student. Let's go!
Tmendler
Without subvocalization I understand nothing.
Brando DiMichele
Do speed read: Articles, Research Papers, online comments. Sometimes manuals

Don't Speed Read: Philosophy, Religious Texts, Poems, Tax and Law documents, sometimes manuals.

Choose what you wanna do with most novels, and some manuals.
Osiris
You can read ALL the words in a book and still read a book a day. But that's a different technique. And to be honest, it takes a little more time. However, it holds more value than the Speed Reading technique.

And I myself am a Speed Reader.
Rahel Beyene
Great advice.
alisharo58
I'm an avid, but slow reader. I have like 2000 books on my to-be-read list. and it grows all the time. It gives me anxiety to think I may not read all the books I want in this lifetime because I'm such a slow reader. I NEED to increase my speed 😭
Bacteria Daddy
very good
About Archie
Really enjoyed this. I have practiced some of these techniques and I do expect I read faster than average. Time to step it up with these fresh insights and additions. BTW, thank your mom for us.
Flynn J
Well done Jordan for this and thank you for coming into Beechen, I hear it went well....Clare Jones
Jeanne Geib
Don't do it, I find even tho I use a library it can get very expensive, like any other addiction!
Carlos Junior
kylian mbappe knows what hes talking about guys!!
Kradisasht
I bet he has not a single book in his life
Kerry Dustin
Gotta admit, it is pretty ironic how he presented this concept to such a small crowd, to only be viewed over a million times on YouTube. Amazing.
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Scrum: How to do twice as much in half How to Read a Book a Day | Jordan Harry 4 months ago   15:50

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