“How many seconds does it take to win second? As many as it takes to win first — if you don’t use them properly.” — Jarod Kintz
Note: Advises below are my personal “best-practices” and you may not agree to them at all, but that’s perfectly fine… people are different.
Most of the people are so great at wasting their time that they don’t even realise how years pass by... It’s a paradox, but most of them also want to be successful. Of course success means different things to different personalities, but behind each of it stands a hard-work.
Last year, when I read a book for the third time because I couldn't remember its contents, I decided to do something about it.
After experimenting many methods I found this single hack most working, still simple. It helped me to remember most parts of the books I read and only rarely look into them (to find specific details).
Want to know the hack? Here:
Make Notes As You Read.
Have a digital book? No problem. There are loads of applications to highlight and make notes.
Most of my books look like the picture below. As you see I am comfortable with “drawing” on books, as long as they are not dated with 17th century.