Not long ago, someone asked me what the most unusual group I had ever spoken for was. I suppose the answer depends a bit on how you define “unusual,” but in terms of an association booking a memory keynote speaker, the first that comes to mind was the Ontario Sewer and Watermain [...]Read more Memory Keynote: They Aren’t Just for Students and Salespeople
When I’m brought in as akeynote speaker for various conferences and events, I always enjoy talking to the attendees and audience members afterwards. Most of them don’t realize how powerful their memory truly can be, and it’s a joy to be able to teach them a life- [...]Read more How to Give Kids a Lifelong Skill
Over the years, I’ve had the chance to hold memory presentations at dozens of colleges and universities, and have always enjoyed the experience. Not only do students have a lot of fun learning about memory, but they’re amongst the people who need it the most. Sharpening your [...]Read more Why Bob Gray Memory Presentations are a Perfect Match for Students and Universities
I will be completely upfront in telling you that I think any person, in any occupation, can strongly benefit from improving his or her memory. It’s just one of those skills that carries over into so many parts of your personal and professional life that it would be hard to [...]Read more Why a Strong Memory Can Multiply Your Sales Income
In the past, I’ve written about the high-profile mistakes that politicians like Rick Perry and Sarah Palin have made in key moments when they’ve been unable to remember important statistics, or even basic pieces of their own arguments. As the new debate season is underway, we can [...]Read more Why Haven’t More Politicians Called Me Yet? And Why It Might Be Time That You Did…
Executives and professionals in nearly every industry are called upon to make presentations at some point in time. There are also numerous other occasions to make public presentations, whether it’s at a school board meeting, in your church, or some other setting. Unfortunately, many [...]Read more How to Turn Your Next Major Presentation Into a Walk in the Park
When people think about the way their memory affects their career, the first thing that usually comes to mind is remembering names and faces. After all, who hasn’t had the feeling of dread that comes with meeting an important client, key executive, or new coworker and finding that [...]Read more It’s More Than Names and Faces: Why a Good Memory is a Great Career Asset
In this video I share a memory system invented by a genius over 300 years ago. It is the most powerful system in the world today for memorizing numbers. It allows me, in my corporate demonstrations, to recall the populations and areas in square miles of every country on the planet, and also [...]Read more A Birdcage with Underwear….meet Avery Haines
How often have you walked halfway up a set of stairs just to stop and wonder why you’re going up them in the first place, or stood in front of an open refrigerator door looking at its contents trying to remember what you wanted to snack on? Have you found that by retracing your steps […]Read more Why do we stand in front of an open refrigerator door?
And other aggravating memory lapses. Where did I put my keys? Did I turn off the coffeepot? Did I unplug the iron? Where did I put my glasses? Did I lock the back door? I must remember to put that file in my briefcase? Did I turn off the computer? And on and on. […]Read more So where did I put my car keys?