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 over [...]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
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
Lend someone some money? Being in the, ‘how to improve your memory’, business all these years, I’ve heard that joke many, many times. Funny as it is, there’s a great deal of truth behind it. Not that you will actually improve your memory by lending someone some money, [...]Read more Do you know the best way to improve your Memory?
How to remember the Oscar Best Film Winners So with the Oscars coming up a friend of mine asked how she could show off at her annual Oscar party by recalling best film winners. This is what I shared with her for best film winners 2001 – 2010. First of all we need an image […]Read more The Oscar goes to…
Don’t forget to pick up some Eggs. While at work, have you ever received a phone call from home asking you to pick up a few groceries from the store, or been told not to forget to book your dental or doctors appointment as you leave the house? How about trying to remember to write […]Read more The Memory Palace go-to Memory System
After my keynote a sceptic remembers 30 digits! After a recent fun keynote, a gentleman came up to me and said he didn’t believe my memory was no different from his. He said that I must have been born with this ability to recite the capital cities, square mileage and populations of every [...]Read more Fun keynote turns into a memory challenge
Customer Service at its best After delivering a recent keynote presentation, I decided to send the client a gift basket to say thanks. I looked up a company in Ottawa and chose a gift. The next day I received an email with my invoice and this note attached: Dear Bob, Thank you for your order. [...]Read more I Saved $15 by Speaking Backwards, Great Customer Service
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?
Your brain doesn’t always tell you the truth, it often lies to you. Answer this problem quickly. A coffee and a cookie together cost $1.10. The coffee cost $1 more than the cookie. How much does the coffee cost? Most people say $1, which is wrong. The coffee costs $1.05 and the cookie 5¢. [...]Read more Your Brain Lies To You