So … cheeky question today with Grandmaster of memory, Dominic O’Brien …… can anyone become a World Memory Champion just like him? Very interesting take on the “anyone can do anything” trope …..
Learning the techniques of Speed Reading is just the first step .. you do need to practice to see the massive improvements that you can achieve. After all – you wouldn’t go out running one day and decide that you now knew how to run a marathon. So we encourage our student to monitor their speeds – to track their improvements. What happens though if…
Should you Mind Map when you read? How does that work? How does Tony Mind Map as he reads? Wonderfully detailed answer from the Maestro himself … Elaine XX
In a world of instant gratification – we all want a quick fix! So today I would love to hear from 8 times World Memory Champion, Dominic O’Brien just how quickly he saw improvements in his memory when he started – and how soon you can start to see a better memory manifest.
So .. why should you even consider spending some time learning how to Speed Read? Is it worthwhile learning the techniques and developing the skill? Over to Philip Chambers, Chief Arbiter of the World Speed Reading Championship for his view.
Mind Maps are pretty personal – after all they are a reflection of your unique brain’s way of thinking .. so how would you go about sharing the content and connections in a Mind Map with other people? The answer … well listen to Tony Buzan himself …. Elaine X
Its always fascinating to hear other experts “Origin Stories” … getting them to recall that moment where they made a decision that changed the direction of their life forever. We all have that moment, that trigger than we can clearly remember. So what was 8 Times World Memory Champion, Dominic O’Brien’s trigger point? What made him start to delve into how to use his brain…
Reading for a long time can leave you with serious neck and back pain – so how does our expert in Speed Reading, Phil Chambers suggest we counter this problem?
Now I confess .. I was a late starter when it came to Speed Reading. Mind you when I acquired the skill I became, and remain, a voracious reader. So i wanted to know is anyone could become a Speed Reader? Who was the first Speed Reader .. and was John F Kennedy the fastest reader on the planet? Elaine XX
Always fun to ask another World Champion – in this case 8 Times World Memory Champion, Dominic O’Brien whether they were a shining academic light when they were at school. A surprising number of my colleagues and fellow record holders were not you know? So if you are finding school a struggle at them moment – this video is for you.