Regardless, I wanted to share with you how to read 52 books in 52 weeks and why I feel like I saved myself 21, 000 dollars in the process. So grab a drink (and by drink I mean water or coffeeits still early and theres a good chance youre at work), stay a while, and I hope you enjoy the read.
How I Read 52 Books In a Year. Ready to read 52 books in the next 52 weeks? Lets begin with two more compelling reasons for why you should read 52 books in a year. Numero Uno: Youll develop The best books I read this year held a mirror up to my flaws. They showed me imperfect, selfish, broken characters and I connected with many of them. This selfawareness translated both personally and professionally and, indeed, research shows that employees with higher selfawareness lead to better team performance, from decision quality to conflict management.
Feb 27, 2013 There are 52 weeks in a year, meaning you need to read about two books a week if you want to read 100 books in the year. This amounts to an average of 3. 5 days to read each book. This may sound daunting, but remember, some books will be shorter and only take a day or two to read.
Reading 50 to 60 books a year helps Ajit Singh, partner at the venture capital firm Artiman Ventures and consulting professor in the School of Medicine at Stanford University, be a better communicator. Leadership requires storytelling; the story can be the vision of the company, or an acquisition plan, or an impending layoff, he says.
Jul 10, 2018 Speaking from personal experience, setting the goal of reading 52 books in 52 weeks in November of 2013 was a lifechanging experience. When I decided to try reading a book a week for an entire year, I was almost positive I would fail.
I am not a fast reader. How many books should one read in a year? It isnt that the New York Review of Books, the Atlantic, or the Economist arent doing great things they arebut Ive chosen to focus on the long form and that means choosing not to read things elsewhere. 2. I listen to books. This is probably the most controversial thing The goal is simple: read 52 books in one year (one a week; four a month).
Note: Yes, this is published in March so if you want to participate it can be 48 books. If you just want the list of books that Ill be reading, you can scroll down. At the start of each year, I set myself a goal of reading a set number of books by the end of December.
Some years I surpass it (like I did in 2017, when I aimed to read 52 books and finished 56) and others I dont quite reach my hopedfor total.
But reading is not a race, with yourself or anyone else. Read 52 Books in 52 Weeks Challenge Also the home of Well Educated Mind, 52 Books Bingo, Blossom Bookology, Mind Voyages, Dusty and Chunky, and various mini challenges. During the last week of the year, the moderators post" round up" posts for lists of books completed, favorites, least favorites, etc. Please check for roundup and list posts before making a new one.
We try to keep this sub fairly focused on the weekly discussions.