In my study of successful people, the one thing they all seem to have in common is a passion and dedication for reading. Below are three firsthand accounts from highly influential people highlighting the importance of reading. 1. Warren Buffett.
Reading has a majestic magic spell in itself. As parents and teachers, it becomes an essential duty to cultivate this habit in the younger generation. How? The answer is “Reading with your child.” It just takes away few minutes of a day, a precious time out of the entire day that takes to build key reading skills.
Video about Warren Buffett talks about spending 80% of his working day reading and thinking. Warren Buffett credits many of his great money decisions to his voracious reading habit. He says he starts every morning by poring over several newspapers and estimates he spends as much as 80 percent of his day reading.
When Warren Buffett was once asked about the key to success, he pointed to a stack of nearby books and said, “Read 500 pages like this every day. That’s how knowledge works. It builds up, like compound interest.