Summer Reading Challenge
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Summer Reading Challenge

Take your summer reading to new heights
4.0 (1 rating)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
1,002 students enrolled
Created by Julie Ann Price
Last updated 5/2017
English
Current price: $10 Original price: $20 Discount: 50% off
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Includes:
  • 1 hour on-demand video
  • 7 Articles
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Design your own reading challenge with the goal of learning something new of becoming a subject matter expert
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Requirements
  • You should have a love of reading
  • You need a natural desire to learn new things
Description

This summer I challenge you to take your summer reading in a new direction.  I challenge you to learn a new skill that will help you in your career, build a new business, become a better parent or develop a passion.

Whether you want to become a subject matter expert or learn about a foreign country you would love to visit, you can use this course to design your own challenge.

Don't let "someday" continue to linger out in the future just out of your reach.  Take steps this summer to accomplish one of your dream goals. 

Why not expand your knowledge while sitting poolside this year?

Click Enroll Now and design your own Summer Reading Challenge.

Who is the target audience?
  • Anyone who wants to be productive this summer
  • Anyone who loves to learn or is naturally curious
Curriculum For This Course
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Welcome to the Summer Reading Challenge
3 Lectures 12:03

Do you know what a summer reading challenge is?  Watch this lesson to decide if you are up to the challenge and if you are the right person to design your own challenge.

Preview 02:42

The world opens up to you when you set your mind to learn something new.  Explore the possibilities of what you could accomplish this summer while chilling by the pool.

Preview 05:10

You may be asking yourself - why books?  Who reads an actual book anymore?  In this lesson you will learn why books are a perfect choice for your summer challenge.

Aren't books "old school?"
04:11
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How to design your own challenge
7 Lectures 20:28

There are a million things you could learn this summer but let's start with what would make a difference in your life.  In this lesson you will prime your mind for different topics you could choose.  It's time to do a little brainstorming.

What would make a difference in your life right now?
06:59

Action Exercise - Brainstorm
00:15

Now that you have a list of possibilities, it's time to choose one.  In this lecture you will make a decision on the topic of your summer reading challenge.

Picking the winner
04:48

Action Exercise - Choosing Your Topic
00:15

How are you going to find books now that you have a topic?  In this lesson you will learn the best way to find the best books on your topic.

Finding Resources
03:45

Action Exercise - Research
00:16

There are a few different ways you can approach your reading.  In this lesson you will explore the right way to source books for you.

What kind of reader are you?
04:10
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Opening the Cover
3 Lectures 08:02

What is the right number of books for your summer reading challenge?  In this lesson you will learn how to pick the perfect number for you.

What is a manageable number for you?
03:42

You have a specific goal you want to achieve with your challenge.  In this lesson you will learn how to process what you are reading so that you can achieve that goal.

Getting the most of out each book you read
04:07

Action Exercise - Capturing Highlights
00:13
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Wrap Up
5 Lectures 10:28

Once you have consumed all of your books, it's time to figure out what you learned.  In this lesson you will pull it all together.

Wrapping your brain around what you have learned
02:56

Action Exercise - Summary
00:10

Time to take action.  What will you do with your new knowledge?

What are you going to do now?
04:44

Action Exercise - Action Plan
00:15

Let's summarize all the steps to crafting your customized Summer Reading Challenge.

Key Steps Summary
02:23
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BONUS
2 Lectures 04:35

You can find a PDF journal that will guide you through this entire process.

Preview 02:26

Bonus Resources and Free PDF
02:09
About the Instructor
Julie Ann Price
4.1 Average rating
551 Reviews
19,449 Students
25 Courses
Professional Planner, Instructor, Business Coach, Author

I love being a “rebel with a cause." My whole life I have “fought the system." I don't believe in doing things the way they've always been done unless you give me a darn good reason why.

Even as a child, I fought my religious upbringing because it made no sense to me why going to a certain building on a certain day and listening to the same words over and over was a good thing. If it doesn't make sense, then don't do it!

That doesn't mean I am without beliefs because I have plenty of those. I just don't believe anyone can tell me the right way or the wrong way to express them.

For example, I believe corporate America was built by men and will be destroyed by men. Women have better things to do than buy in to the rules of the corporation and better aspirations than the corner office.

As women, we have a natural ability to lead, create and nurture. It is in our nature to collaborate and create businesses in which everyone wins and no one loses. I believe in embracing my nature and doing work that I love that helps others in the process.

You will see that my courses are extension of me and my passion for personal expression. I hope you will take the time to find out about my business and join me in designing ideal lifestyles.

A Little Bit About Me

I am a 360-degree coach. I am trained as a health, life and business coach so when I work with you, I can provide you with insightful coaching that takes into account all aspects of your life.

Often, struggles in business are a reflection of struggles at home. When your personal life is out of “whack" you will find it shows up in your business and your health. These three aspects of you – life, health and work – are so closely tied together that improving one area will also improve the other two.

I am also a mother of two, a wife of one, and a chauffeur of many. Like you, I wear multiple hats and juggle responsibilities with making time for myself and staying healthy.