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
Benjamin Franklin sings Bob Seger. How do I remember names? The number one recall question I have been asked over the years. I have said many times that memory techniques are based on linking or associating what we wish to remember, to something we already know. This is why we recall the shape [...]Read more How Do I Remember Names?
Quincy Adams to Harrison Remember the US Presidents. I mentioned in my previous post how as a keynote presenter I often have the audience remember the US Presidents as a creative exercise for forming images. I thought I would extend it beyond the first 10 and write a series of posts to show how [...]Read more Remember the US Presidents
They say that a good deal of success in life just comes down to who you know. That’s certainly true, but I might amend that to include the people you’ve met and can remember. If that seems like a small distinction, it isn’t – most of us meet hundreds, and maybe [...]Read more Are You Ready to Make the Most of Holiday Parties?
I’m thrilled that I’ve been named by Meetings & Conventions Magazine as one of the best Keynote Speakers in the area of Personal Development. The list was compiled by a group of 114 meeting planners who chose their favourite keynote speakers they’ve heard in the past two [...]Read more Bob Gray named one of the Best Keynote Speakers by Meetings & Conventions Magazine
One of the easiest ways salespeople, self-employed professionals, and just about anyone else can get ahead is to enhance their memory. Learning to remember important details about clients, executives, coworkers, and other contacts can be just the ticket. These details include names and [...]Read more Why Social Media is Making it Easier to Enhance Your Memory
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