Comprehension

One of the greatest tools for reading comprehension is reading a small piece of text, and then creating a summation or synopsis of that text. Here’s an example: “Famous colleges are part of the labeling and ranking system, but have virtually nothing to do...

Retention

Consuming knowledge is only the first step. Actually retaining that knowledge is the tough part. Especially since there’s two types of memory: Recognition, and Recall. Recognition is like when you can’t remember the name of an actor from that one movie,...

Points Per Page

When reading a book, especially recently, I’ve observed that many books vary greatly on their “Points per Page” or “Points/Page” ratio. I find this is helpful in communicating how value packed a book is. I’ve noticed a lot of books...

How To Find Your Passion

First, something really really important; finding your passion or purpose is a PROCESS! I know you might have some friends who had some aggravatingly simple ‘voice from heaven’ experience because they read a dumb Buzzfeed article on ‘5 Steps to Find...

7 Books You Must Read

I believe books are the key to unlocking knowledge and ideas to help us grow. So in that spirit, here are 7 of the top personal development books I’ve read, that I highly recommend you read! 1. The Go Giver – Bob Burg and John David Mann 2. Think and Grow...