For those of us in our 50’s or older, here’s a question. When you were in high school or university and you forgot something, did you ever say, ‘Oh dear, another university senior moment’? Of course you didn’t, you probably just brushed it off without as much as a second thought. It seems once [...]Read more Have you ever had a senior moment?
If I asked you to go grocery shopping without writing a list, how would you attempt to remember it? Let’s say you needed: Chicken Eggs Milk Ketchup Laundry Detergent Toothpaste Bread Mushrooms Lettuce Peas Most people would use rote memorization, constantly repeating the list over and [...]Read more Improve Your Memory Instantly
Never forget a name again. In almost 30 years of delivering memory enhancement keynotes and workshops, without a doubt the number one issue I hear over and over again is remembering names, or rather the inability to recall someone’s name. I have a 90-minute keynote covering just this [...]Read more One powerful trick for remembering names
Without the aid of notes! Would you like to enter a meeting before giving an important presentation with the confidence that you can deliver it without the aid of any notes? Of course you would, it adds credibility and gives people confidence that you know what you are talking about. The Memory [...]Read more Remember presentations.
You may have read recently that the Brain Training company Lumosity was fined $2M for deceptive advertising, claiming amongst other things that their brain exercises could help stave off memory loss, dementia and even Alzheimer’s. But it turns out they have no science to back it up. The ads [...]Read more Ditch the Brain Games
Learning a foreign language can be one of the most difficult and challenging things a person can take on. Quite simply, there is so much to learn: new words, grammar, pronunciation, as well as all the cultural baggage that accompanies the language. You can spend literally years learning a new [...]Read more Learning a Foreign Language
And which wine glass is mine? Last week after my keynote presentation, a young couple with their 7 or 8 year old daughter came up to me and asked if there was a ‘memory trick’ that would help their daughter, they said she was dyslexic and kept mixing up the letters ‘b’ [...]Read more Dyslexia, Memory and Dinner Plates