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Tony Buzan’s Biography

Tony Buzan’s Biography

One of the most important books which we shall be soon making available on www.tonybuzan.com is Tony Buzan’s offical biography written by chess grandmaster...

Remembering… using your body

Remembering… using your body

By Dominic O’Brien, Eight times World Memory Champion The Body System The Body System is a very simple but effective way to store just a few items, such as a...

Poetry, Literature and Metaphor

Poetry, Literature and Metaphor

I went out with a girl called Simile, I don't know what I metaphor. ~ Tim Vine Aristotle believed metaphor to be the highest form of thinking. He wrote, "To...

Remembering… Something forever (Part II)

Remembering… Something forever (Part II)

By Dominic O’Brien, Eight times World Memory Champion with Phil Chambers, Twice World Mind Mapping Champion.We mentioned Herman Ebbinghaus in last week’s post...

Three Things Speed Reading Isn’t

Three Things Speed Reading Isn’t

Speed Reading is often misunderstood. It is either seen as a waste of time or as God’s gift to students. With such radically different perspectives is it any...

Remembering… Something forever.

Remembering… Something forever.

By Dominic O’Brien – Eight Times World Memory Champion. Having worked in many schools in the UK, I’ve noticed that much of what’s taught appears to be...

Our Mind Mapping Adventure

Our Mind Mapping Adventure

In March 2020, as a Licenced instructor in Mind Mapping certified by Tony Buzan (trained by Michel Wozniak), I had the pleasure to train two friends, Sarah...

Are you an Artist?

Are you an Artist?

Tony Buzan would often start a lecture with the question, “By a show of hands, who here is an artist?”  Typically, very few people in a large...

Remembering… foreign vocabulary

Remembering… foreign vocabulary

By Dominic O’Brien – Eight Times World Memory Champion Experts estimate that to get by in another language, you need a good basic vocabulary of around eight...

Are you a Poet?

Are you a Poet?

Tony Buzan would often start a lecture with the question, “By a show of hands, who is a poet?” Usually the response was zero with some delegates indignant to...

Are You a Scientist?

Are You a Scientist?

Tony Buzan would often start a lecture with the question, “By a show of hands, who here is a scientist?” Typically, three or four people in a large auditorium...

Remembering… how to ‘spel’ !

Remembering… how to ‘spel’ !

By Dominic O'Brien, 8 Times World Memory Champion Since training my memory I have used mnemonics to help me with words that are awkward to spell. A mnemonic...

Publishing the Future

The Publishing Division of The Tony Buzan Group was born due to Tony Buzan’s immense literary library. Tony was the author of over 140 books translated...

Bouncing Baby Buzan

Bouncing Baby Buzan

Tony Buzan had a number of well-rehearsed, ‘set piece’ routines which he built into his keynotes. Anyone who knew Tony well realised he thought deeply about...

Remembering… Jokes!

Remembering… Jokes!

By Dominic O'Brien - 8 Times World Memory Champion. How satisfying would it be to listen to a series of jokes, one-liners and anecdotes knowing that at the...

Something Old Something New!

Something Old Something New!

Tony Buzan was fascinated by the brain and its fabulous dormant power. He used the phrase sleeping giant , but it could equally be compared to a massive hydro...

No Limits?

No Limits?

“No no, no no no no, no no no no, no no, there's no limit”~2 Unlimited - No Limit (1993)  Fond memories of the 90s at Uni - They don’t write lyrics like that...

Remembering… a deck of cards

Remembering… a deck of cards

By Dominic O'Brien - Eight Times World Memory Champion. I took up memory training relatively late in life, aged thirty, after watching ‘Memory man’ Creighton...

New to the Site – WEBINARS!

New to the Site – WEBINARS!

I don't know if you have noticed but there is a major revamp going on here on our home website? One of the fantastic advantages of having everyone tucked up...

Tony Buzan: In Search of Genius

Tony Buzan: In Search of Genius

Having known Tony closely for thirty years , and written his biography, what struck me most indelibly about him was his inner child. As already noted....It...

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