Reading is a dying art.
And yet even as it dies, even as more and more people stop reading in favor of scanning, skimming, reblogging, LIKING, and so forth, it's never been more important to become a real reader -- if, that is, you want to live the life you've always imagined for yourself.
Reading promotes thought.
It is for this reason one of the key secrets of the stratospherically smart and successful -- meaning:
All smart and successful people, almost without exception, are prodigious readers.
The internet, for all its mind-spinning benefits and advantages, has one significant disadvantage:
It's threatened to turn each and every one of us into scanners, meme-hunters, and startling-photograph-miners -- at the expense of real reading. We take in a great deal -- more than ever before in world history -- but we skim most of that which we take in.
The ancient Greeks had a word for people who read a lot but who do not read well: sophomores.
In this sense -- the literal sense -- the world is almost certainly more sophomoric than it's ever been before, simply because of the sheer magnitude of data we have at our fingertips.
Still, even as the World Wide Web spins on at super-sonic pace, it's never been more urgent to cultivate real reading habits.
Because there's vastly more information out there to consume, and because the deeper you read and the more deeply you comprehend what you read, the greater your advantage will be over the rest of the world.
Understanding -- actual understanding -- will ultimately be the thing that takes you as high as you wish to go.
Which is why the most successful people are and always have been deep unquenchable readers.
It's also why proper methods for real reading and real structure and organization are indispensable.
In this course, you'll be shown step-by-step systems for how to read hundreds of books a year, how to more thoroughly remember what you've read, and how to be more prolific.
You'll read and accomplish more in 30 days than most people do all year -- and, yes, I know that sounds corny and salesy, but I can say it for a fact because it's what I do. And once you learn it, there's no good reason you can't do the exact same thing.
This course contains 100 percent video training. There are no productivity apps. No mind-mapping software. No motivation apps. No spreadsheets. No self-help willpower guides.
These things and all others like them simply slow you down and cause more stress, I truly believe, because they invariably turn into just another thing you must learn, think about, fuss over, and manage.
Consider it for a moment and you see it's the perfect paradox: never in the history of the world have there been more tools and data and apps and software for making us smarter and more productive. And yet we've never been more distracted, more overwhelmed by tasks, while simultaneously less motivated to read and actually learn.
The secret is to simplify: to keep things streamlined, minimalistic, painless.
In fact, these methods are in certain ways so basic that you likely won't even feel as though you're doing anything extraordinary. But you will be.
I know that also might sound difficult to believe, but for a very long time, I myself was desperate to discover ways to learn more and to learn it faster, and for ways to accomplish more so that I might silence the critics in my life.
That's how I began in earnest.
A half a year passes. Then a year.
Initially I wasn't aware that I was doing anything out of the ordinary. I was just doing what I'd gradually learned to do. It was simple, but I suddenly saw that I was getting a lot of real reading and real work done.
No big deal.
Then people started asking me how in the hell I was so "productive."
Embarrassing. And, truly, I was at first taken off-guard. I even specifically remember thinking:
"What are they talking about?"
I didn't appreciate or quite realize how it looked to others, until it dawned on me that I'd half-forgotten what it was like to be a world-class dreamer and procrastinator and pleasure-seeker -- forgotten, I say, because I'd escaped that lifestyle.
But others -- many others -- were still inside the prison. And they wanted out -- immediately.
It struck me like a revelation, and as a result of that -- and because so many people asked me about it -- I decided to systemize it:
I inventoried and distilled the methods and techniques I'd pieced together myself, crafting a step-by-step system you can make into your own.
Name your own price.
This course is about doing -- and then doing some more.
Because let us be absolutely clear:
You aren't going to be told to buy and use magical software or more smart-phone apps.
You aren't going to be given feel-good slogans and shibboleths and rituals to repeat and practice.
The course is about learning and reading and remembering and doing. Because deeds are all that matter:
Doing, to put the point pleonastically, is the only way you'll get things done.
You can think endlessly about what you're going to do -- and I get that. I've been there. It's easy and even pleasant to daydream over where your ideas will perhaps take you, where you might be in a month or a year from now. But that's still just dreams.
Or you can talk endlessly about what you're going to do. You can brainstorm endlessly about your plans. You can make others envious of where your plans are going to take you. Those things are also exciting to do, I know.
But in the final analysis, neither brainstorming nor talking will make anything happen. Only the doing does.
You could, as well, try a more sophisticated route: carefully mapping out every step of your life. I've done that one too. It made me feel serious and professional and smart, because I was so organized, you see.
But when it was all over, I still found myself at the beginning, with very little to show for it.
Only the doing, I repeat, will get you anywhere.
I'll show you how I moved past all thinking and talking and mapping and planning and took responsibility for my own education.
This is not a self-improvement course. Nor is this a full-fledged speed-reading course, though you will learn easy methods whereby you can increase the speed of your reading, even as your comprehension and retention increases. This is a learning course: specifically, a course about learning how to learn.
Are you ready?
Regardless of your situation or circumstances or (forgive me) your excuses, I'll show you how, even if you don't like to read, you can become a learning beast of insatiable appetite. And that's it.
Here's a sample of what you'll learn inside:
- Why everything you've ever been taught about reading -- whether inside school or outside of it -- is probably wrong.
- The fundamental change you need to make in order to alter forever -- and for the better -- how you read.
- A breathtakingly basic trick that will double your reading speed and increase your comprehension, and that is no joke.
- The only thing that finally matters.
- The greatest learning drug in the world.
- Your focus and your purpose -- this is huge and it's not what you think.
- The art of being freakishly productive.
- How anyone can develop an excellent memory.
And much, much more.
This course is for those who feel overwhelmed and frustrated that their lives aren't moving forward as rapidly as they want.
It's for those who want to use more of their brains.
And it's for those who know they could be doing more with their lives.
What's the price?
Name your own price!
This gets you lifetime access, and you can watch these videos anytime, anywhere, as many times as you want and from any device that you want.
No annoying upsells or hoops to jump through.
You simply place your order and when the courses have all been uploaded, you get instant access.
It's a small investment in yourself that will pay for itself many times over.
This isn't another course that you'll buy and not do anything with. It's the course that will turn you into a power-learner -- for life.
Sound fair to you? Then sign-up (top right) and and start transforming yourself into a learning beast.
I was born and raised in the San Juan Mountains of southwestern Colorado. I've worked as a short-order cook, copyeditor, construction laborer, crab fisherman, janitor, bartender, pedi-cab driver, and more. I've written and ghostwritten several published books and articles, but no matter where I've gone or what I've done to earn a living, there's always been literature and learning as the driving force in my life.
You'll need an account to access this in our app. Please create a password to continue.
Download from the App Store or text yourself a link to the app
Good news! Since you already have a Gumroad account, it's also been added to your library.Tweet Share