Work Smarter With Speed Reading: Teach Yourself (TY Business Skills)

Work Smarter With Speed Reading: Teach Yourself (TY Business Skills)

By: Tina Konstant (author)Paperback

Special OrderSpecial Order item not currently available. We'll try and order for you.


Is this the right book for me? Speed reading is about reading (and being able to recall) more written information in less time. Work Smarter with Speed Reading is a practical guide to effective speed reading. It includes tools and information on a variety of reading and memory techniques, including a five-step strategy that will enable you to read any non-fiction material easily. It, allows you to start using and practising the techniques as you read, offers a selection of techniques so you can choose the ones that suit you best, teaches you how to read effectively under pressure, and helps you to concentrate in noisy and distracting environments. Work Smarter with Speed Reading: Teach Yourself includes: Chapter 1: The five-step reading system Chapter 2: Speed reading Chapter 3: It's all in the words - developing your vocabulary Chapter 4: Concentration Chapter 5: Memory Chapter 6: A book is a book is a book Chapter 7: Your eyes and effective reading Chapter 8: Distractions and solutions Chapter 9: Real-world reading Chapter 10: Working and studying for a living Chapter 11: Useful information and speed practice test Chapter 12: What next? Teach Yourself methods: Not got much time? One, five and ten-minute introductions to key principles to get you started. Author insights Lots of instant help with common problems and quick tips for success, based on the author's many years of experience. Test yourself Tests in the book and online to keep track of your progress. Extend your knowledge Extra online articles to give you a richer understanding of speed reading and time-saving techniques. Try this Innovative exercises illustrate what you've learnt and how to use it.

About Author

Tina Konstant is a coach, resarcher and professional speaker on human potential and learning skills. She has taught speed reading across all business sectors and has produced and presented a series of television programmes on effective learning. Like everyone, Tina has a hectic life managing career and family; in this new edition she shows that it's not just reading fast that counts, it's about managing information.


1. Introduction How to use this book Frequently asked questions 2. The Five-Step Reading System Introduction to the system Reading for levels of meaning Reading with a purpose 3. Speed Reeding Where are you now? Increasing your basic reading rate Exercises 4. It's All in the Words - Developing Your Vocabulary Why increasing your vocabulary speeds up your reading How to increase your vocabulary 5. Concentration Tips for improving your concentration Exercises 6. Memory Techniques for remembering what you read Multi-sensory reading 7. A Book is a Book is a Book Reading different types of material for different reasons Critical reading 8. Your Eyes and Effective Reading Reading for understanding Exercising your eyes Reading more than one line at a time 9. Distractions and Solutions Lack of concentration Physical and work distractions Clearing your desk of distractions 10. Real-World Reading Prioritising and planning Finding information fast A plan for reducing your reading Evaluating progress 11. Working and Studying for a Living Managing time 12. Useful Information and Speed Practice Test The makings of language Establishing your current reading rate 13. What Next? Guidelines for your 21-day programme Teach someone else The A-Z of effective reading Further reading

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781444102536
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 224
  • ID: 9781444102536
  • weight: 222
  • ISBN10: 1444102532

Delivery Information

  • Saver Delivery: Yes
  • 1st Class Delivery: Yes
  • Courier Delivery: Yes
  • Store Delivery: Yes

Prices are for internet purchases only. Prices and availability in WHSmith Stores may vary significantly