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Aug 6, 2019


Welcome to Season 3, Episode #137 of the YB2C Live! Podcast for Entrepreneurs, featuring our special guest, Howard Berg, also known as the “World’s Fastest Reader.” Howard, who founded several web-based learning courses based on speed reading, joins us from his office in Texas.

We record this podcast weekly from our studio in the Green Garage Coworking Community in Midtown Detroit.


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About Our Guest

Howard grew up in a violent area of Brooklyn, New York where he was mugged over one hundred times, and he eventually found a safe space in the local public library.

When he went to college at age 17, he majored in biology, but in his junior year, Howard decided that he also wanted to major in psychology. The dean said that in order to finish both majors at the same time, he’d have to complete all four years of his second major in one year. He taught himself how to read eighty pages a minute and did finish his second four-year major in one year.


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What Our Guest Talked About

Howard found a way to help people to very quickly master information at work and at school, and that has been his passion for the last 35 years. In addition to being a best-selling author, Howard also founded and manages Berg Learning, on online series of courses that he says will transform his class participants into learning geniuses.

Howard has been featured in numerous media outlets and currently has over 175,000 Genius Learners currently enrolled in his various courses.

In this episode, Howard gives the listeners a fun sample of his speed reading training.

Words of Wisdom

Howard’s vision for Berg Learning is to make a difference in the world so that business people and their kids and grandkids can be successful. He says that many people think that competition is the secret to success when it is actually learned cooperation that the world needs to find solutions for a better world for everyone.

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