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Reading Habits of Ultra-Successful People

An article on Medium asks, "Want to know one habit ultra-successful people have in common? They read. A lot." Warren Buffett would read 600-1000 pages a day. Bill Gates reads 50 books a year. Mark Cuban reads three hours a day. When asked how he learned to build rockets, Elon Musk said, "I read books." But one thing that marks their reading is education. They don't read to be entertained; they read to be educated. "They believe that books are a gateway to learning and knowledge."

Possible Preaching Angle:

All of these people live crazy busy lives, yet they see the value in reading. How much more so for the Christian who can read the Word of God. If you want to make progress in the Christian life, do one thing: read the Word. Of course, that Word also tells us to do one more thing: obey the Word.


Andrew Merle, “The Reading Habits of Ultra-Successful People,” Mission.Org (4-13-16)

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