There is no doubt that knowledge is power. Knowledge can help you make good decisions. It can also enrich your life. That’s why it’s important that you make learning a habit.
One of the best ways to learn is to read books. That’s what many wise people do throughout history. But there is a problem: there are so many good books to read but so little time to read them. So how can we keep up?
I found a solution when I found Blinkist. Blinkist is a service that gives you key insights from nonfiction books so that you don’t need to read entire books. Instead of spending days on a book, you just need to spend around 15 minutes. As a result, you can learn from a lot more books in the same amount of time. It’s like applying the 80/20 principle to reading books: you focus your time only on the most important insights.
I have been a subscriber for a few months now. I use it not only to learn from new books, but also to refresh my memory of those that I have read. I have also found some good books through it that I decided to read in full.
It’s free to try, and – if you like it – you can then subscribe to it. There is now a special offer to celebrate the launch of its Android app: you can use the code Androidishere to get a 30% discount on the yearly plan. (Update: you can use the code Lifeoptimizer to get the discount)
Check it out and see if it’s for you.
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