Remembering… People’s names

Remembering… People’s names

By Dominic O’Brien – 8 Times World Memory Champion You know the situation: you’re introduced to a small group of people and within a minute you realise their names just didn’t register. How embarrassing and awkward is that? Of all the concerns that people...
Remembering the Headmaster of the Human Race

Remembering the Headmaster of the Human Race

Tony Buzan, who died of a heart attack a year ago today in John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford, was originally motivated by the question of “who is intelligent?” During his time at junior school, the young Tony was struck by the anomaly that one boy, who had a tremendous...
Remembering… why you went upstairs

Remembering… why you went upstairs

By Dominic O’Brien – 8 Times World Memory Champion Some of the people who attend my courses do so because they have begun to notice problems with their memory – whether it’s forgetting names, appointments or because they can’t remember why they went...
Remembering… where you parked your car.

Remembering… where you parked your car.

By Dominic O’Brien – 8 Times World Memory Champion So, you’ve just gone through passport control and picked up your luggage after a long-haul flight and are looking to drive home. The airport bus picks you up to deliver you to your car but you’ve forgotten...
The art of questioning

The art of questioning

By by Dravin Balgobin The school taught us to ask grammatically correct questions using a question word, a subject, a verb & a complement. It also taught us to recognise the types of questions (open or closed) & the register used (colloquial, veerydya, formal...
Becoming a Buzan trainer

Becoming a Buzan trainer

If you ever heard about the Learning Pyramid from the Bethel National Training Institute in Maine, you probably know that the best possible way to learn and integrate something is by teaching it to others. That’s exactly what I decided to do when I chose to be trained...