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How to Read Books You Aren’t Interested in but Are Useful for You

Successful people read a lot. But they don’t just read anything and everything. They read specifically for self-improvement, education and success. If you don’t believe me, just take a look at these stats:[1] Warren Buffett reads between 600 and 1,000 pages per day. Bill Gates reads about 50 books per year. Mark Cuban reads for more than three hours every day. Mark Zuckerberg read a book every two weeks throughout 2015. As I’ve already stated, these hugely-successful people don’t just read anything, instead they self-educate and self-motivate through reading high-quality…

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Hurricane Irma Blasts Into The Record Books With Lasting Intensity

Loading… Hurricane Irma was the longest-lasting powerful hurricane or typhoon ever recorded, worldwide. Irma sustained its 185-mph winds for 37 hours – “the longest any cyclone around the globe has maintained that intensity on record,” according to Phil Klotzbach, a research scientist at Colorado State University. The previous record was held by Typhoon Haiyan, also called Super Typhoon Yolanda, which hit the Philippines in 2013. Irma was a hurricane for nearly 12 days. For more than three days of that total, it was a Category 5 — tying it with…

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11 Inspirational Self-Help Books that Will Ignite Changes in Life

With so many self-help books out there, it can be hard to know where to get started.  At Lifehack, we believe that changing your life starts at the root, which is changing how you think about things.  With our rapidly evolving society, new ways and methods are being introduced all the time that improve upon old formulas.  At the same time, there are time-tested frameworks that work whether it was for 15 years ago or for today. Here is a collection of 11 self-help books that cover the basics of…

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How I Pick the Right Books to Read to Learn 10X Faster

According to a study conducted in 2016 [1], it was found that most people read around 12 books a year. This may or may not sound like a lot to you depending on how much you like to read. To the average person one book a month is pretty impressive. But unfortunately, many of these books aren’t exactly intellectually stimulating. Fan-fiction books such as 50 Shades of Grey might be entertaining, but they’re not going to improve your life or make you smarter. To get the most out of books,…

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