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Simple Ways To Read More Books In 2021 by Olafran6(m): 12:38am On Jan 18
The phrase “Readers are Leaders” is already a cliché. But let’s modify the phrase: ‘all readers might not be leaders but all leaders are readers.’ There is no limit to what unrivaled devotion to reading can do for you. It grows your mind, enriches your thoughts and improves your writing — to mention a few benefits. But this piece isn’t about the benefits of reading, so, let’s not be distracted.


I have (you might have) met people who read at least 100 books in a calendar year. That’s an average of one book in three days. I thought that when I finally meet those set of people I call ‘BOOKies’ that they’ll have two heads and five eyes or even be an alien/superhuman. I was disappointed. They were humans like me. They even had more day-to-day obligations to attend to than me. Yet they still managed to pull that off.


Now, don’t get me wrong, the goal of reading isn’t to match someone else’s reading prowess. It is for your personal transformation. However, the competition to read more than your friend is a healthy one, sometimes.


I guess that — with great enthusiasm — you’ve stacked/selected a list of books you intend to read this year, maybe even more than you read last year. But let me sincerely tell you that your reading goals might meet its waterloo if you don’t have an execution plan.


Below are a few — subtle but consequential and eccentric — reasons why you failed to meet up with your numbers last year and why you might suffer the same fate this year — despite your zest to read more.


1. Stop Reading What Doesn’t Interest You


I bought one of the Harvard Business Review books in 300L. It was about innovation and building a system. I bought it with all the excitement in me, hoping to ‘devour’ all the knowledge and emerge a ‘superhuman’ after. Lol. Unfortunately, I didn’t like the book from the first page. I struggled to read the first two chapters before I dropped it. That was the end of all the enthusiasm — at that time — that I had about the book.


Let me say it again: stop reading books you don’t like! If you get tired of a movie, what do you do? You stop seeing the movie, I guess. Do the same with books you don’t like too. Forcing a book that doesn’t interest you on yourself is a self-inflicting punishment. And it’s not your fault. Many factors could be involved….


Read More Here: https://olamidefrancis.medium.com/2021-why-your-book-reading-plan-keeps-failing-768271d9c3a8

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