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By Anson Alexander | Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Three Reasons You REALLY Should Learn to Type

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Learning how to type properly may not be your top priority—but maybe it should be.

According to a study by technology market research firm The Radicati Group, the average number of emails sent and received per person per day will rise from 122 in 2015 to 126 in 2019.

Beyond that,  think of all of the instant messages you send, documents you compose and searches you perform on a daily basis.

The faster you can type, the faster you can complete all of these tasks—and the more productive you can be.

Here are three reasons you really should learn to type. (And just the type of training you need.)

By Jolie Miller | Wednesday, September 3, 2014

Boost Productivity: Hold Typing Contests at Work!

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Ever since we started developing our Typing Fundamentals course, several of us in the Business segment at lynda.com have been holding group typing tests to compete for highest words per minute. (The record is 92 words per minute; can you top it?)

My working hypothesis has long been that quick typing is a key differentiator for the folks who get the most done at work.

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