How Do You Make Google Love Your Content?

“Wait a sec, I’ll quickly Google it now….” Other search engines are available but such is Google’s dominance that its very name has become interchangeable with the act of searching itself. And it’s done this by focussing on one thing: the customer. And we suggest you do the same. Gone- thankfully! – are the days …

Zettelkasten

The best thing about mindmaps is the ease of rearranging the information. Entire branches can be moved with one operation. You do not get that with mental palaces. Yet, you need a computer to enjoy it… Or not? How did notetaking and mindmaps look like two hundred years ago? People used to research back then. You …

How to Avoid Costly Mistakes in Business Emails

Email is one of the most prominent communication tools for organizations. Businesses and their sales departments rely heavily on emails to grow the business. They aim to make their emails clear, persuasive, and error-free, but they do end up making a few mistakes. Email also happens to be widely used in professional communication. Though there …

The secrets behind your signature

We sign documents without even thinking about the meaning of our signature. Moreover, we select and design our signature at a very young age and then often use it for as long as we live. Without thinking too deeply about it. As an exercise in creativity and critical thinking, sometimes when I see something obvious, …

Eight Solid Ways to Improve All Types of Your Business Writing

Many of my students learn speedreading and speedwriting to boost their careers. Any careers. A large part of my career dealt with research, product design, and engineering. So my examples also come from my world. This is one of the reasons I like it so much to present you with guest posts. Here Jessica Fender, …

School essays are the opposite of what they should be

Schools teach us good skills in a very bad way.  Essay writing is just another skill that should be taught very differently. In speedwriting course, I explain one viable alternative, but it is definitely not the only one. Writing essays is fun, it is great therapy and it helps remember things. Also, it is a …

From speedreading to speedwriting

The most common question that I get about speedreading: how do I manage the information I just read. There is a simple and effective answer: start writing. The actual writing is important, and the details are technical. Speedreading and speedwriting Quite often we read to write. This is especially true for authors, bloggers, and journalists. …

Metaknowledge or metawisdom? Learning to learn and thinking about thinking

What should we learn or know and why? This is a question driving me beyond accelerated learning and epistemology, into the research of meaningful life.  Is there a single answer for all men and women, or each of us is doomed to create his own meaning? Let us brainstorm together. Introversion by adversity With COVID19 …

1000 articles 1000 videos speedwriting milestone

I just hit a personal milestone: 1000 edited videos on Thinkific, and 1000 edited articles in this blog. So I want to share my experiences with you. More can be found in my speedwriting course. How I started speedwriting Writing 1000 articles of 1500 words each or 1000 scripts for videos of several minutes appears …