5 Tips to Read 100 Books a Year

To be a successful entrepreneur, you must increase the quantity and quality of the books you read.
We all hear about about how Bill Gates and Ben Carson would stay home and read books relentlessly.
Reading may not be an easy habit to develop, but it's one that can help you expand your business.
Entrepreneur Magazine, September 04, 2015

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