We read every single day. From the moment we open up our inboxes to the reports we read in meetings, reading is everywhere for anyone in IT and business as a whole. This article found on Mind Tools explains some of the science behind how we read, speed reading, and a few things that anyone can work on to speed up how they read and comprehend the written language. Most of the tips are about stepping away from how we were originally taught to read (sounding out the words in our minds, re-reading text, reading from left to right, etc.). Hacking these methods can help someone read faster and more intelligently – which are two qualities any IT professional benefits from.