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Read On

Zilong Zhao
Liberty Toastmasters
Philadelphia, PA
November 15th, 2016
Agenda
1. WHY
a. Stand on the shoulders of the giants
b. Build the dots
c. Live more fulfilled lives

2. HOW
a. Speed read
b. Listen

3. WHAT
1.
WHY
“Formal education will make you a living;
self-education will make you a fortune.”
Jim Rohn
Why read?
Why read?

1. Stand on the sholders of the Giants
2. Build the dots before you can connect
them
3. Live more fulfilled lives
2.
HOW
Speed reading &
Audiobooks
THREE FATAL READING MISTAKES

➜Fixation: Reading word.by.word

➜Regression: Unnecessarily
rereading a sentence

➜Auditory Reassurance: Reading
out loud in your head
FOR SPEED

Two Types of Eye Movements:
➜Saccade (Fixation)
➜Smooth Pursuit

SPEED DRILL!
Improving
Comprehension &
Recall
Multiple Reading Process & The Tangerine
Exercise
Multiple Reading
Process

➜Preview
➜Overview
➜Read
➜Review
➜Recite
Preview

➜Intro & Conclusion
Overview

➜1st Sentence of
each paragraph
➜Headings & Sub-
headings
➜Bolded words
Read
➜Read the 1st
sentence of every
paragraph slower
than the rest
➜Take notes only
after reading a
paragraph
➜Have “mental
checkpoints” (Hey,
are you still there?)
Review
➜Headings &
Subheadings
➜Stategically re-read
parts you didn’t
understand
➜Memorize here

Recite

Teach once. Learn
Twice.
The Tangerine Technique

➜ Step 1: Get Physical
➜ Step 2: Expectancy and the Tangerine
➜ Step 3: Read upper-half of text
And listen to audiobooks:
3.
WHAT
What?
Foundation: Execution:

Communications: Everything else…
Thanks!