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How to Learn a Foreign Language with Speed Reading

  Looking to learn a new language? Rather than spending time creating a bunch of flashcards, pick up a book! Reading is the best way to grab hold of vocabulary, grammar, context, and pronunciation. It worked well when you were learning how to speak your native tongue, and it is no different when learning someone […]

How Much Reading Can Busy Professionals Fit in Each Day?

If you ask what the most prosperous professionals in the world attribute their success to, you’ll hear the same answer. Reading. Sounds easy enough, but when you look at your day, it’s hard to imagine getting a lot of reading done. Between rushing around from meeting to meeting, brainstorming with colleagues, and doing the day-to-day […]

What is Spaced Repetition and How Does it Improve Your Memory?

Everyone has their own way of going about studying for an exam. Some see success reviewing the material weeks before the exam daily. Others stay up late before the exam ‘cramming’ as much information as possible. In the end, it all boils down to finding the best way to memorize and retain information so that […]

Creative and Fun Ways to Increase and Strengthen Your Vocabulary Daily

How many times have you found yourself with writer’s block because you can’t think of the right word to use? You’re not alone! It happens to the best of writers. Vocabulary is your best friend when it comes to diversifying your writing. Learning new vocabulary requires a good memory, and if you’re someone who has […]

How To Speed Read Without Skimming

You probably know someone out there who is in a perpetual state of information overload. The main side effect of which, is the inability to properly comprehend and remember the information that reaches them through their many digital devices, and that often results in the practice commonly known as skimming. Perhaps you are even one […]

Who Was Evelyn Wood, Anyway?

In my Iris courses, I sometimes mention the name of Evelyn Wood and see a few faces light up in recognition. But most people who have heard her name know very little about her, other than that she had something to do with speed reading. So I thought a quick post would help to fill […]