How to Read Books Without Actually Reading Books

“I finally let go of my own guilt when I did a deep dive into the reading habits of luminary entrepreneurs and informally surveyed my most successful friends. Most of them only read 20 to 40 percent of the books they purchase. Many of them were reading over 10 books at once.”

You’re either going to LOVE or HATE this one.

Michael Simmons makes the case for not reading (or at least not finishing) all those books you buy and offers six smart reading hacks to get value out of books without putting in the full time commitment necessary to read them.

His suggestions include to view books as an experiment, abandon good books for great books, and read books like magazines.

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