Day 3/30: Speed Read The Richest Man in Babylon
The Richest Man in Babylon

Day 3/30: Speed Read The Richest Man in Babylon – 128 Pages in 80 Minutes


This is day #3 of the One Book, One Day challenge. We’re going to speed read The Richest Man in Babylon by George S. Clason at 500 words per minute (WPM) using AccelaReader.com.

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About the Book:
The Richest Man in Babylon is a book by George Samuel Clason which dispenses financial advice through a collection of parables set in ancient Babylon. Through their experiences in business and managing household finance, the characters in the parables learn simple lessons in financial wisdom. Originally, a series of separate informational pamphlets distributed by banks and insurance companies, the pamphlets were bound together and published in book form in 1926.

Here are the most common words in the book…

Speed Read The Richest Man in Babylon

Book Stats:
Pages: 128
How Long To Read: 80 minutes (at 500 WPM)
Published: 1926

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Paul Nowak

Paul is the founder of Iris Reading, the largest provider of speed-reading and memory courses. His workshops have been taught to thousands of students and professionals worldwide at institutions that include: NASA, Google, HSBC and many Fortune 500 companies.


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Comments

  • Sheri
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    Hi there,
    Loving this challenge. I did the Iris live course and it is great to keep my skills polished, as well as reading good books. Thanks!
    Is the Accelareader available in an off-line version, so I could read on the subway?
    Thanks!
    Sheri
    x

  • KP
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    And this was a really good book!

    • Paul Nowak, Founder

      Agreed. The Richest Man in Babylon is probably one of my favorite non-fiction books. The main takeaway for me has always been “10% of what you make is your’s to keep.” Such a simple, but powerful principle for saving money.

  • KP
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    Just finished book 3 and it’s not even 8:30 in the morning. I love this challenge!