3 steps to triple your work output (without outsourcing)

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This is what I've done, so there no conjecture, no assumptions, and no ebooks in exe format.

Step One- Practice speed reading: I use the program EyeQ, which is dirt cheap and has a 1 month repeatable training program. The average adult reads at 250 WPM, your first run through their program will get you to at least 750 WPM. You're reading speed is triple :-)

Step Two - Use a typing program to work on your typing speed. If you get up 50 WPM with 99% accuracy, you're doing great.

Step Three- Use speech recognition software. Dragon Naturally Speaking is the best; you can write at 140 WPM. However, it doesn't work with all programs, hence the typing practice.

Even if you just do one of them, you'll get more done. Try it, and let me know if you have any other suggestions. Thanks!

Sean
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  • Profile picture of the author Colin Theriot
    So in summary, read faster, type faster, and dictate more?
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    • Profile picture of the author Jill Carpenter
      And don't start cocktails before 5pm.
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      • Profile picture of the author ArticlePrince
        Originally Posted by avenuegirl View Post

        And don't start cocktails before 5pm.
        I'm vetoing that. :-p

        It does no good to tell someone to read faster and type faster... we all know we'd get more done. Tell 10 people to read faster, and they will all say 'How?' I skipped a step :-P

        But yes, when you break it down as far as you can, this is how you make more money:
        1. charge more
        2. produce faster

        So why isn't everyone a millionaire? ;-)
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  • Profile picture of the author jbode
    I have a few great ones...

    1 reuse your content (several times if you can)
    2 create templates for anything you do more than once -ever!
    3 take less time making decisions
    4 check your email, stats, news... LESS often
    5 prioritize and work on your strengths and high value task as much as you can < huge one!

    ...I could keep going but don't want to overload you
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    • Profile picture of the author ArticlePrince
      Originally Posted by jbode View Post

      I have a few great ones...

      1 reuse your content (several times if you can)
      2 create templates for anything you do more than once -ever!
      3 take less time making decisions
      4 check your email, stats, news... LESS often
      5 prioritize and work on your strengths and high value task as much as you can < huge one!

      ...I could keep going but don't want to overload you
      Brilliant tip about templates, especially for sites. About #3 though... some decisions take time. I understand what you are saying though, everyone spends 2 years trying to figure out which method to use (only to realize that 2 months of work would get them there)
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  • Profile picture of the author x3xsolxdierx3x
    Originally Posted by ArticlePrince View Post

    This is what I've done, so there no conjecture, no assumptions, and no ebooks in exe format.

    Step One- Practice speed reading: I use the program EyeQ, which is dirt cheap and has a 1 month repeatable training program. The average adult reads at 250 WPM, your first run through their program will get you to at least 750 WPM. You're reading speed is triple :-)

    Step Two - Use a typing program to work on your typing speed. If you get up 50 WPM with 99% accuracy, you're doing great.

    Step Three- Use speech recognition software. Dragon Naturally Speaking is the best; you can write at 140 WPM. However, it doesn't work with all programs, hence the typing practice.

    Even if you just do one of them, you'll get more done. Try it, and let me know if you have any other suggestions. Thanks!

    Sean
    Great tips, Sean!

    "Step One- Practice speed reading: I use the program EyeQ, which is dirt cheap and has a 1 month repeatable training program. The average adult reads at 250 WPM, your first run through their program will get you to at least 750 WPM. You're reading speed is triple :-)"

    I was just thinking about this the other day. In a digital age, where there is TONS of information to absorb, I truly believe that speed reading should be mandatory for those who hope to see any degree of success online....

    P.s. My internet has been hit or miss while off doing some Army training....I expected that....I'll PM you back later....(haven't forgotten)
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  • Infinite Mind's eyeQ is amazing software. I tripled my reading speed after the first use (not to mention, improved my comprehension). So, I also highly recommend it.
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  • Profile picture of the author roger123
    Good tips .. but of course you have to take pains to improve your vocabulary and grammar constructs so that you can comprehend what you read
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    • Profile picture of the author ArticlePrince
      Originally Posted by roger123 View Post

      Good tips .. but of course you have to take pains to improve your vocabulary and grammar constructs so that you can comprehend what you read
      Very true, but I think that speed will make that easier. After all , you can reread it many times, thus learning faster. Unfortunately (thanks mostly to instant messaging), grammar has gone the way of chivalry for most Americans, especially high schoolers.
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  • Profile picture of the author Joseph Then
    Use 2 computers at the same time...

    I run SENuke on my PC while writing articles on a laptop.
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  • Profile picture of the author Plish
    Speed reading does not equal improving efficiency. In fact there's a very high probability you'll just end up taking very little in and not achieving anything.

    Luckily for me I've been typing since I was 10 and so my speed is anywhere between 105-120 WPM making speech recognition software redundant.
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