Focus on one memory technique or use them all

Our program is quite tough. It suggests students to learn in ~8 weeks the learning skills that are meant to change their life. By putting this hard but not unreachable goal, we ask our students to work smart and hard. We assume that some students will succeed to master all the required techniques in 8 …

Handling to do lists

To do lists are a major part of the daily routine for any productive professional nowadays. We have many different “to do lists” in addition to the classical “to do” list: action items from meetings, appointments in calendar, errand lists, bucket lists, checklists, lists of ideas, lists of things we have done… It seems that …

Converting weakness to strength

Quite often we talk about ways to convert our weaknesses to strengths. This is an important question, and we will return to it periodically. Most people feel flawed one way or another, even fundamentally flawed in many cases. With all the influx of seemingly perfect bodies, perfect vacations, perfect social lives and … (you name …

Bilateral drawing

We use neuroplasticity to improve brain power and generate new ways to do things. One of the ways to induce neuroplasticity is by doing certain motoric actions, like bilateral drawing. Drawing with both left and right hand has been a part of Anna’s toolset since I know Anna. And Anna used to ask me to …

Quick tips for object oriented programming

Most of our students who are programmers use Java. This lecture is for them, and not only for them. Many students ask how to use our methods for programming. Actually we took many of the programming methodology and used it in wider context – so using it in original context will be easy. Let us …

Daily habits will make you smarter

This small infographic shows several daily activities that will make you smarter. Here you can find more smart activities. We will consider our own version of such activities. You can do them at home, at work, while communicating. There is simply no reason to procrastinate, so you can start right away. Write down a list …

New year’s resolution

New year celebration is a great turning point for habit changing. Unfortunately, new years resolutions get ignored more often than not. This article describes several reasons why new years resolution fail and how to make them work. Guilt is a bad motivator. Quite often resolutions deal with what you think you should do, not with …

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 …

How to get more from the course

Recently I asked my students how to get more from our Udemy course. One answer was especially good: Trenor Gould In no particular order: Read the discussion of the community, because it might answer some questions that you did not think to ask. Comment too! Focus on reading rather than achieving high scores on games. …

Creating your own luck

Occasionally our students report feeling unlucky or depressed and trying to change their life by learning a new skillset. While superlearning is probably not the right skillset (I am planning to develop something more focused next year), we do want to help these students. Here I try to address 3 common issues, which all of …