Many people agree reading is one of the ways to get smarter. However, in many cases, you will meet people who know and read a lot to be quite clueless about how to apply those concepts in life. I met a student who majored in Finance who happened to have learned some of the techniques that private banks use for their clients that I was talking about. While he knows the concept pretty well, he admits that he’s pretty clueless about how to apply that in real life. So, knowledge isn’t always power until you know what it means to you and how you can use it to better your life or those around you.
I have always been interested in learning how to learn. Previously Blinkist (book apps) wrote aabout using science to improve your reading game. Here is a 7 steps of better ways to read books to become a better you along with my own experience working as a strategy consultant across many sectors and domain for many years.
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