Reading is like supplying food of your mind like you supply food to your body. Like food is important to nourish your body, reading will nourish your brain.
Reading opens new perspectives and angles to you, it enables you to familiarize yourself with how other people see the world, it enables you to acquire skills, improve your communication abilities and much more. You can understand the world and yourself much better.
That’s why most of the extremely successful people, no matter the industry, read; and they read a lot. Well, a few industries like the entertainment industry may be sometimes an exception. But you get the point. You have the ability to make your brain more powerful, more capable and more accurate by regularly reading and feeding it.