Tag Archive: Reading

Who’s to blame for teenagers not reading?

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“14% of children in lower income homes rarely or never read books for pleasure.” ~ Reading Agency There is a direct relation to reading for pleasure and becoming wealthy. (Or not reading for pleasure and becoming poor.) Studies have been done since the 1960’s to prove this theory. Here are three facts about reading for …

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Wealthy CEO’s Read Books

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Why is reading for pleasure so important for business leaders? “The reason successful people read to improve themselves is because it separates them from the competition and they are able to see more opportunities.” ~ Success Magazine “Creativity has become the most powerful tool in reaching world-class levels of performance in both business and life.” …

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Wealthy People Depend on Libraries

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Why do wealthy people depend on libraries? You may not know this, but the highest averages of people that visit the library have a family income of over $75,000. Here are two main reasons: Wealthy people become rich by reading. “The average millionaire reads at least one book a month.” ~ Dave Ramsey “88% of …

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Solution for Struggling Young Readers

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Understanding Struggling Readers ~ Large portions of struggling readers actually have a powerful imagination. Their minds quickly wander as they attempt to read books. (Examples are musicians, artists, and yes…young writers.) ~ For others it can be a combination of several problems: motivation, confidence, patience, understanding the purpose of reading, and eventually negative thoughts whenever …

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Phenomenon vs Great Writing

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E.L. James was named Publisher Weekly’s Person of the Year. What does this mean? Marketing is more important than breaking every writing rule that could possibly be broken. It means that great writing is not as important as creating a phenomenon. All those in E.L. James’ corner, which is her editor, literary agent, publishers around …

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