What Makes Accelerate Different?

What separates Accelerate from other book summary programs? 

The First Difference: Our Book Summary Philosophy.

There are TWO principles that shape our book summaries and make this program unique:

#1: The Insight Principle
 “Books don’t change people, paragraphs do and sometimes sentences. They may lodge themselves so powerfully in our mind that its effect is enormous when all else is forgotten.” – John Piper

You may forget a book’s page numbers, but you’ll never forget its’ worldview-shaping insights.

Accelerateidentifies these paragraphs and sentences. After spending hours analyzing a book, our team extracts the key insights and then strategically presents them in a way that is easy to grasp. More than summarizing books chapter-by-chapter, we focus on maximizing reader comprehension and retention.
#2: The 20% Principle
“80% of a book’s main insights are found in 20% of the pages. So without apology, I ransack books for what I can get in the little time I have in this season of life.” – David Mathis

In other words, while most of a book’s pages exist to illustrate and solidify a handful of main ideas, these main ideas reside within 20% of the pages. Accelerate book summaries give you access to this 20%, allowing you to quickly grasp the book.

The Second Difference:  Focus on Reader Comprehension

While we're proud of the many features that are unique to Accelerate, the second main difference is our focus on  reader  comprehension. Rather than simply summarizing books chapter-by-chapter, our goal is to present a book's key insights in a memorable and accessible way. Our book briefs are designed intentionally to maximize learning and retention.

Additionally, knowing that we're all wired to learn differently, next year (2019) we plan to introduce accompanying audio mp3s and infographics for every book brief. We're pretty excited about that :)