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
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
Polk to Buchanan Memorize the US Presidents. In my previous two posts I had you memorize the 1st ten presidents by linking them together in groups of five to two separate rooms in your home, with the first president, Washington, associated to your 1st location in your home, as an example I used [...]Read more Memorize the US Presidents
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
Left Brain Right Brain thinking. As a motivational keynote speaker I am always looking for interesting exercises to share with the audience. Here’s one for you to try: Which of the following numbers is least like the others? 1 Thirty-one 2 One-third 3 Thirteen Take your time. You [...]Read more Left Brain Right Brain
Not enough space in my brain. So I have to save it for the important stuff! As a conference keynote speakerwho speaks on memory, I have had every brain myth thrown at me at one time or another over the years. One of the most common is, “I only have so much space in my […]Read more “My Brain Hurts.. I’ve Only Got So Much Space Up There.”
I thought I’d give it a couple weeks before I spoke about making a New Years Resolution. Did you make any? Have any of them already fallen to the wayside? Although New Years resolutions are obviously personal to an individual, there are plenty of “greatest hits” that show up for lots of [...]Read more Why a better memory should be your New Years Resolution
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