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Posted by: Bill Jarrard on Thursday, 23 December 2010 - 5:03pm

The human brain is an amazing, constantly changing and growing super bio-computer, more powerful that all the silicon chips in the world. Every day it receives vast amounts of data, which it is asked to turn into relevant information that can then be put to work. The problem is in many of us, the operating system has not been upgraded in a long time. When was that last time you updated your amazing neck-top computer?

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Posted by: Jennifer Goddard on Tuesday, 20 January 2009 - 6:15pm

Want to be more successful and innovative? Here are seven essential elements you need to develop

1. Imagineering - visualise the future and engineer it into reality

2. Focus - identify pathways to problem solving success

3. Cre8ive Ideation - generate new and useful ideas

4. Mind Mapping - radiantly organise thoughts to enhance creativity (cre8ivity)

5. Speed Reading - scan the world to expand your knowledge

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Posted by: Will on Friday, 24 December 2010 - 5:34pm

Have you ever said "I wish I was taught that in school!"?

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With busy curriculums and large class sizes, teachers just don't have time to keep up with and teach Study Skills.
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We have created a dedicated Study Skills group that will develop into a very valuable resource for you.

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Posted by: Jennifer Goddard on Thursday, 23 December 2010 - 6:51pm

What are the Top 7 Tips for Business Success by Leading Business Advisors?

 

Seven of us have teamed up to create a complimentary TipBook http://www.mindwerx.com/files/7%20Tips%20secure.pdf to give you some simple and effective tips and tools to improve your business. You will find that that these tips also help you outside the business spectrum. That’s ok; we won’t tell anyone if you don’t!

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Posted by: Jennifer Goddard on Sunday, 14 November 2010 - 6:20pm

While doing a quick Power browse of Boss Magazine (Jul 08) I spotted Professor Robert Wood, director of the Swinburne University Australian Graduate School of Management’s Accelerated Learning Laboratory, talking about how problem solving techniques such as Mind Maps, builds brain flexibility.

“What we are really trying to do with knowledge is to work out what are the relevant chunk of knowledge and what are the relationships between them because that is how we hold it all together” Mind Maps let people create chunks and also see their relationship to each other.

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Posted by: buzzgirl on Tuesday, 29 July 2008 - 12:34pm
Memory

So if we had to compile a list of the Seven Sins of Memory - what would they be?

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Posted by: Bill Jarrard on Sunday, 28 November 2010 - 7:59pm

In fantasy worlds they say when you wish upon a star - all your dreams will come true. What a load of rubbish!

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Posted by: Jennifer Goddard on Friday, 24 December 2010 - 5:59pm

Why do millions watch 22 people run around chasing after a little white ball in order to kick it into a net?

Find out what the fascination with soccer and memory competitions have in common in an interview with Tony Buzan http://www.buzan.com.au/b-tube/audio_interview.html

 

I am off to Bangkok next week to convene the Thailand Memory Championships. Will keep you posted...

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