One of the best ways to improve your reading speed and focus is by reducing the supervillain known as subvocalization. In this episode, I give you 3 hacks to do exactly that.
Subvocalization is the inner voice you hear reading along with you in your head. If you have to say the words inside your mind as you read, your reading speed is limited to your talking speed…NOT your thinking speed. But you don’t need to pronounce most words in order to understand what they mean. You know them by sight. Leaders are readers. JFK spoke at about 300 words per minute, but is said to have read 1000 WPM. That’s 700 words per minute he didn’t pronounce.