For everything in life to be successful, there must be a form of set goals in place to checkmate the progress to reach that goal eventually. This is a fact that is applicable in all aspects our lives. Speed reading is no exception. However, setting goals for the achievement of your speed reading will also require that you use action plan to make it a success.
When you set goals, it makes it possible for anyone to reach a target that ordinarily might not be reached. You will need to be very positive each time you set your goals. Use affirmations to confirm to yourself that you actually mean what you decide to reach your goal. Affirmations help you to reinforce your goals in mind and also give you a push to carry out your plan to reach your goal. When you affirm, it means telling yourself: “I must achieve my goal of speed reading"
In carrying out your action plans to achieve your speed reading, you want to include all details, techniques, strategies, methods, and information to this effect. In that case you will need a progress chart which will help you draw outlines that will keep record of your progress. Such records should include details like; reviewing, surveying, preview, recite, records, and so on. These are speed reading techniques that you will include in your plan to achieve your speed reading aim.
When you set your goals, make sure that you are realistic by setting accomplishable steps that will help you along the way. If you set goals that you can not fulfil, you will be frustrated along the line and possibly give up before you learn speed reading. Now, let us check out some of the things you need to do if you are to use plans to accomplish speed reading.
First step: Go to an undisturbed zone and seriously think why you need to learn speed reading. What impact will it have on you, your career, and your private life. Is it going to be beneficial? Finding out good reasons will help you to be very focused and motivated to apply techniques that will help you.
Second step: Use techniques that will help you to speed read to accomplish your reading skills. Such techniques as discussed above and try speed reading with them. You will make it easy for yourself if you pick up a topic in an area that you are interested in.
Be focused and read through. Now you will need to preview first before the actual reading. Get a stop watch and start. Once you are through, check your comprehension level and the time it took you to complete the material. Repeat it again and time yourself again. When you are through, try to draw a progress chart that you will use to check your performance as you progress. You will notice that as you complete each step that it becomes easier for you. Now, go ahead and try out my recommendations and see how well you fare.
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