Our services

Recently it has become hard to follow all the services we offer, so I will summarize them here as a step-by-step plan: Follow our free training schedule and practice as much as you can. To improve you should read for at least six hours per week and do at least an hour of computer practice …

One on one coaching with Anna will dramatically improve your success chances

Once a year, we emphasize the role of 1:1 training with Anna. Every year we are asked to explain the advantages of life coaching with video courses. This time I will take a different approach and address the way you can combine resources. If you scroll to the end of this article, you will see …

Research and creativity: bursting the filtering bubble and creating logical markers

The subjects of research and creativity are huge. I will describe some of the relevant steps below. However, there are two questions I always get from my friends and students: how to know whom to believe and how to express complex ideas as mathematical formulas. There is also a complementary question of defining the subject …

Lighthouse of Alexandria and octagonal mental palaces

Octagonal (8 walls)  mental palaces are seriously underrated. They can be unique, memorable, and extremely comfortable for placing into larger mental landscapes. Moreover, I claim the octagonal mental palaces are extremely easy to generate and very suitable for short and not super-dense articles. I would go as far as recommend them as the first mental …

Speedwriting: the best of long-term memorization and creative writing (no more spaced repetitions!)

The basic idea of speedwriting is very simple. If we research a subject, read about it, create notes, and memorize everything we need, writing about the subject should be really easy. And if we write about something creatively, remembering it for years after writing also becomes easy. I call this virtuous circle speedwriting. TLDR We …

Speedreading x100: from vocalization to sub-visualization

What if I told you that you can improve your reading speed not by x2 or x3 but x100 without losing comprehension? This is speedreading on steroids! Going from vocalization (100 wpm) to sub-visualization (10 000 wpm) is just that. You might think I am crazy. Yet this is exactly what happened to me. Everybody …

Eight underrated things to remember on the first school day

What are the most underrated tips for the first school day that can help both parents and kids? The tips are very simple, a product of experience. You might know them and yet I wish someone told me these tips years ago, TLDR 1. Communicate realistic expectations 2. Minimize logistics but provide backups 3. Extracurricular …

Back to school deal

Literally do not miss our back-to-school deal. TLDR: 60% discount, or more when bundles with 1:1 sessions. For me, September 1st is “Back to school” day. Schools tend to be very expensive and optimizing the school experience is a good idea. Relatively little time and money strategically investing can provide a great return on investment. …

Truly massive memory structures

Massive memory structures are important for learning entire areas of expertise. Multiple books, articles, conferences, dates and people, and practical experiences can coexist in one context when the context is flexible and can hold around 1 mil keywords. With some training, anyone can build and maintain such structures. Lessons learned during the last 5 years …

August: what you can accomplish in one month

The 1st of September is officially the “back to school” day for me. Before you return to school there are several great things you can do to make school easier. Clearly, a student, a parent, and an expert will do very different things. Here I want to show the options for each category. 30 days …

Give yourself a gift: triple something you want or cut by half something you don’t

While there are many ways to spend our weekends and holidays, some are simply more effective than others. We definitely spend some of our time with our loved ones, volunteer and travel. Yet after doing all of these things hopefully there should still be time to make a vital change in our lives. You might …