Reading Mistakes

Are You Making These 3 Reading Mistakes?

When was the last time you learned how to read? If you’re like most people, it was probably at some point early on in grade school. The problem with most educational systems is that there is little follow up in teaching students how to read more efficiently. You may have learned the basics, but very […]

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Note-Taking Strategies for Students [VIDEO]

This video covers note-taking strategies for students. You’ll learn best practices for taking efficient notes. You’ll also learn how to visually take notes in order to remember information more effectively. This video also covers common note-taking mistakes to avoid. Share this post: More Resources: Attend a live speed-reading course in your city Register for an […]

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How Learning Speed Reading Can Help Job Seekers

Job Seekers, do you need an edge to rise above the crowd? Looking for a way to get your resume noticed? A credential that will catch a hiring manager’s eye? By learning the lifelong skill of speed reading you can gain a definitive advantage in your job hunt while also advancing your professional career. Think […]

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Tony Robbins and the Benefits of Speed Reading

I’ve noticed that many students in my classes sometimes mention Tony Robbins. Some have taken his seminar, read his books or listened to his seminars. Many who have taken part in his programs have made positive changes toward their individual success. At Iris, we share many of the same empowering attitudes on self-improvement and education. […]

Speed Reading Tips: 5 Ways to Minimize Subvocalization

Speed Reading Tips: 5 Ways to Minimize Subvocalization

Subvocalization (also known as auditory reassurance) is a very common habit among readers. It involves saying words in your head while reading and it’s one of the main reasons why people read slowly and have trouble improving their reading speed. Many speed-reading programs tend to exaggerate and will falsely claim that the key to speed […]