One of the questions I get asked a lot when it comes to my take on reading books is “Zane, what books do you recommend?”
Well, I have hundreds of books that I can recommend to you.
But honestly without knowing what your vision is and what goals you get to achieve I really can’t just tell you to read this book or that book.
Now, the truth is I don’t read most of the books I own, and that may come as a shock to you.
And here’s what I mean by that?
Most people read a book from cover to cover.
And if that’s you, please know that there’s nothing wrong with that and that you’re ahead of 99 of others who are not reading anything at all!
But, realistically the thought of starting and finishing a 300+ pages book sounds quite daunting, and in retrospect, it’s preventing a lot of people from reading in the first place.
The truth is each given book is loaded with so much goodness that in reality if you want to learn and implement what the book taught it’d take you a long time if not forever.
This makes the idea of reading so overwhelming.
In the end, most people forgo reading altogether.
But here is a lifehack that worked for me and for my 100s of students that I taught over the years.
Whenever I read a book, I scan through the book with the purpose of finding 1-3 big ideas that the book teaches and that I can implement in my life right now, and I only study that.
Doing so has enabled me to read over 1,100 books in the past few years.
Currently, I read, on average, a book a week and implement whatever is necessary to help me expand my consciousness and multiply my wealth.
And every now and then, I still find those treasure troves of books and wind up reading the book cover to cover.
This happened to me with the book “Breaking The Habit of Being Yourself: How to Lose Your Mind and Create a New One” By Dr. Joe Dispenza
Amazing read, get your copy below:
So, in essence, I don’t really READ books.
I use books as roadmaps to find key principles and execute them with intention.
In life, I learned to work smart and not hard and this tip delivers just that!
Here’s what’s on my reading list:
What book is next on your reading list?
I hope you found this tip quite helpful and that you’ll come back for more 🙂
If so, please help me in spreading the word and sharing the wealth of knowledge with the world.