Reading for improvement is different than reading for information

Alaina Szlachta has made a living out of helping authors go beyond what they’ve written in their manuscripts so that their audiences can not just nod their head and think: that’s a good idea. Alaina helps authors create learning experiences that lead to behavior change when someone decides to pick up their book.

I recently had a chance to ask Alaina what the difference is between reading for improvement vs. reading for information/entertainment. In our conversation, Alaina shared five steps you can take if you want to truly improve while you read a book about something you’re interested in.

Transcript of the Conversation with Alaina Szlachta

Brian Washburn: Hello, everyone, and welcome to another episode of Train Like You Listen, a weekly podcast about all things learning and development in bite-sized chunks. 

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