April 14, 2020

Speed Reading: How To Read 100 Books in 100 Days with May Ling Lai

Speed Reading: How To Read 100 Books in 100 Days with May Ling Lai

Learn how to read up to 500% faster. Our guest today is a world-traveling entrepreneur, linguist, and hedge fund manager-turned speed reader, May Ling Lai, who just read 100 books in 100 days! In this podcast, get her tips on how to increase your reading speed from 250 words per minute up to 1500 words per minute.


Learn how to read up to 500% faster. Our guest today is a world-traveling entrepreneur, linguist, and hedge fund manager-turned speed reader, May Ling Lai, who just read 100 books in 100 days! In this podcast, get her tips on how to increase your reading speed from 250 words per minute up to 1500 words per minute.

We cover different speed reading techniques and strategies and how you can purchase her speed reading course, The 7 Skills of Speed Reading, for only $12.99 on Udemy. 

Interested in which of the 100 books are the best? Watch a video review on YouTube or IGTV about each book and decide which ones are for you! 

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On this episode of Badass Digital Nomads, we also talk about: 

  • May Ling's favorite books
  • Why it's okay to suck at things when you first start
  • Why you don't have to be an expert at something to teach and help others
  • Natural talent versus learned skill (debate)
  • Tips for creating videos
  • How to start a YouTube channel
  • How to optimize your content for SEO and keywords

In the lightning round, we cover: 

  • May Ling's favorite travel destinations
  • Favorite cities to live in
  • Best foodie recommendations
  • Carry-on packing tips
  • More travel tips

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*Disclaimer: This description includes some affiliate links for our guests' products and services that we like, use, or want to support - like May Ling's speed reading course - at no additional cost to you :) 

 

May Ling Lai

Author/ Advisor/ Traveler

May Ling Lai is a traveler and advisor to businesses and specialty projects. She helps top executives, founders, and board members achieve their company or organization’s vision. May Ling’s expertise spans strategy, innovation, financial services, investments, statistical research, systems development, staffing and culture development, entrepreneurism, and entrepreneurialism. She has worked with C-Suite executives at some of the largest firms to help them brainstorm, clarify strategy, and achieve their goals. One of the areas for which she has always been very focused is skills development and mentorship of young talent. In this regard, she recently released a course on Udemy related to Speed Reading and is slated to do a series of courses to help young and mid-career professionals get started, work through difficulties, and thrive.