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Why you don’t need to read an entire book to learn from it.

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In The Creative Habit, author and choreographer Twyla Tharp writes, “I read for a lot of reasons, pleasure being the least of them.” Tharp, probably like us, reads for specific, transactional, purposes. For example, she’s often looking for concepts, patterns and situations that will connect with her audience. If you’re reading with a similar goal of learning in mind, making time to read is important, as is deciding what to read.

Author Laura Vanderkam proposes that you could spend the time you’re reading articles (like this one) on reading books. It’s a great idea…

Minar Rahman

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