Happy marriage and Socrates

“By all means, marry. If you get a good wife, you’ll become happy; if you get a bad one, you’ll become a philosopher.” Socrates From time to time I stop to write about my family and my personal life. There are several reasons for this. I was not married to Anna, nothing of what you …

Book training schedule

Almost all of our students on day one want to see the training schedule that will take them to their goal. Previously we used a partial list of exercises that complemented other resources. After long deliberation we decided to unite all exercises in one document as a plan. We tried to develop one exercise per …

Shaping kids brain for success

As we are approaching the release of the “How to raise a superlearner” content, I am still trying to decide to myself to which degree shaping kids brain for success is natural. On one side of the discussion, we have Montessori with a focus on letting the child discover the inner potential and some very …

Failures as a basis for success

We are all trying to improve – otherwise I would not be writing this blog and you would not be reading it. The path of improvement comes through risk of failure and occasional failures. The higher rewards usually come with higher risk attached (otherwise it is an arbitration opportunity). Occasional failures happen to everyone, searching …

Finding time to read more

Quite often I am asked: “When can I find time to read?”. This is a very good question, and there are several disciplines that address it from several perspectives. First of all, if you do not have time to procrastinate you will probably have no time to read. It is important to understand, that just …

Career choice and development from keytostudy perspective

Choosing a career and choosing a spouse are two of the biggest decisions we make in our life and thus share many common traits. In this post, we will discuss how to choose a career. Most of us have one career throughout our lives, while flirting occasionally with other careers. Being a superlearner makes the …

Reading coaching

Sometimes our training just does not work. I already recognise such cases and simply ask: for how many hours did you read last week? If the answer is below 2 hours, there is very little chance that the person will learn speedreading. There is a huge value in simply stop thinking and start practicing. Practice …

Superlearner story: man vs computer.

Why should we train at all? It is well-known in professional circles that a good computer can already beat a great chess master.  A computer can easily beat  a polymath  in Jeopardy game.  he computers are so good in fooling humans, that for the last 10 years only a professional and experienced interrogator will know …

Nature vs nurture

Some of our students wonder regarding nature vs nurture controversy. The subject is very much open. See for example this nice article or these inspiring quotes. I will try to share some of my own experience. Back in 2008 came this amazing book which claimed to determine some of the factors that contribute to high …

Why keytostudy methodology is effective

Occasionally we try to understand why our method works better than reference methods. This and this and some other articles ask a funny question: is speedreading possible at all? The answer is: yes! I know it from my own experience and from experiences of thousands of students.  To achieve this result, we do not apply brute …