Topics Discussed In This Episode:
If knowledge is power, learning is a superpower - and Jim Kwik can help you become a superhero
Jim’s childhood label: The boy with the broken brain
Become superhuman: learn twice as much in half the time
Always remember “MOM” - (M)otivation, (O)bservation, (M)echanics
An enormous number of really excellent “Kwik” puns
Why our “smart” phones are making us stupid
BE SUAVE: B(elieve), E(xercise), S(ay the name), U(se the name in conversation), A(sk), V(isualize), E(nd - say their name when you say goodbye)
How to release damaging self-stories tied to your school-age traumas
How to read 30 books in 30 days - you really can!
The outdated assumptions about human learning capabilities (you can do SO much more!)
If you fight for your limitations, you get to keep them. If you argue for them, they’re yours. Consider choosing a different story for yourself.
How to audit your self-talk, and stand guard at the doors of what enters your mind
Shifting from “I’ve got to” to “I get to”
Powerful long-term memories: information + emotion
Genius leaves clues (the method behind the magic)
If you live in the past, you’re dying in the present
Memory: the art of caring
Eliminating the extra noise to focus in on the most important things
There’s no such thing as a “good” or “bad” memory: just trained memory or untrained memory
⅓ of our memory is determined by biology and genetics. The other ⅔ is up to us, and is within our control.
What’s good for your heart is good for your head
Everyone’s favorite conversation subject: talking about themselves
Knowledge is not power; it’s only the potential for power. It’s up to you to use it.