How To Become A Serious Reader how to

How To Become A Serious Reader #buildempire


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Cal Newport explains how to become a serious reader. Cal explains that reading is a special cognitive activity.

Cal encourages people to train their reading.

The training regime is as follows:

Start with books that you’re excited to read: e.g., pragmatic non-fiction, memoir, or genre fiction.

Find a cool reading location/ritual *outside; coffee shop; bar; cool library).

Do scheduled interval training, 5 days a week: 10 minutes at a time. Then 15 minutes. Then 20 minutes. Up time every two weeks until you can do 40 minutes.

Once at 40, turn your attention not to more time, but instead toward working in somewhat harder books where you remain very excited to master or learn the information.

It will build from there

Get your questions answered by Cal! Here’s the link:

Listen to Episode Here (Scroll down to #238DeepQuestionsPodcast) :

0:00 Cal’s intro
1:00 Cognitive work
1:50 Training regime 1
2:40 Reading locations
3:45 Interval reading training

Connect with Cal Newport:

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About Cal Newport:
Cal Newport is a computer science professor at Georgetown University. In addition to his academic research, he writes about the intersection of digital technology and culture. Cal’s particularly interested in our struggle to deploy these tools in ways that support instead of subvert the things we care about in both our personal and professional lives.

Cal is a New York Times bestselling author of seven books, including, most recently, A World Without Email, Digital Minimalism, and Deep Work. He’s also the creator of The Time-Block Planner.

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