Bill Gates is a voracious reader. In conversation with him, it’s striking how frequently he cites things he’s read. So he doesn’t just read a lot of books, but he remembers what he reads as well.
We recently asked Gates how he does it, and he has a very specific approach, as you can see in the video above.
To start, Gates recommends getting a comprehensive overview of a topic, so that you can then understand where various details you might read fit in. Gates explains: