QUESTION: a revolutionary method for learning from textbooks

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There are a bunch of notetaking and memorization methods out there: a two-column Cornell method, flashcards or mind-maps. These techniques are proven to be beneficial for enhancing one’s level of material’s memorization and recalling. Indeed, it is better to take notes and work through the textbook’s content instead of just reading! However, these methods can be extremely time-consuming and might not yield the expected level of memorization and comprehension. We want to share with you another very appealing and not so painstaking method of learning from a textbook. In a nutshell — instead of writing down quotes or whole paragraphs from your textbooks, you should be forming questions!

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How to Form Good Habits and Stick to Them — a Scientific Approach

The start of the new year is the best time to set new goals and embark on your ambitious projects.

Your mindset is open for new beginnings, you are full of strength and enthusiasm… or not? Is it only in the heads of marketing professionals? I bet these few days and weeks of 2020 were like any other day, week, or month, which are not devoid of procrastination, disappointments, and bad habits. We all know that we should break up our goals into manageable tasks and micro-goals, stick to the designed timetable, and apply some sophisticated time-management system.

However, some of our resolutions like doing sports regularly, preparing for classes in advance, or tidying up your dorm room are incredibly fragile, especially if you do not back them up with the right habits.

Here we won’t advise you on WHICH good habits you should adopt but we will tell you HOW — how to form a lasting habit, how to get rid of bad habits and how to modify your existing behavioral systems. This will help you to embark on a year- or decade-long journey of realizing your goals—be it for healthy wellbeing or improving your study performance.

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Top Money & Productivity Books for 2020

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September is the month when you start planning how you would like to spend the next year lying ahead of you. You think about what you would like to achieve, set your goals, elaborate the steps how to make this happen and you start your hard work. Having said that, there are so many people who write all those lists of what they would like to achieve in the future but due to bad time management they rarely succeed at bringing to an end these projects – as a result people get disappointed and disillusioned. It happens not due to the lack of skills and motivation  – but because of the lack of understanding of how to structure their day, how to juggle their tasks to make their day more efficient. That is why we at BooksRun decided that such topics as efficiency and productivity resonate particularly well with everyone who aspires to achieve their personal and professional goals. That is why we have prepared our list of the best productivity books for 2020 which should boost your money-earning potential!

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