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
How to help Stave off Dementia What’s the most effective way to keep your brain healthy and stave off dementia as you age? You may not want to hear the answer….but it’s physical exercise, the type most of us hate, where we elevate our heart rate for at least 30 minutes several times a week….but [...]Read more Can we do anything about dementia?
Lincoln to Garfield How to memorize the US Presidents. In my previous posts I had you memorize the 1st fifteen presidents by linking them together in groups of five to three separate rooms in your home, with the first president, Washington, associated to your 1st location in your home, I used [...]Read more Memorize 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
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