Continuing Professional Development In Frankfurt

I recently worked with a large international pharmaceutical speaking to their international business analysts at a conference in Frankfurt. They wanted me to share some ideas on how to improve their Continuing Professional Development. Here are those recommendations for accelerating your career professional development: 1. Get Very Clear On What It Is You Are Trying…

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Feedback on My Latest Book on Memory Improvement

Last year my latest book on Memory Improvement Techniques was published by Duncan Baird Publishers in the both the UK and US. I was very pleased with it because I felt it was not only extremely informative but also very practical. Many memory improvement books can alienate the reader quite easily because some strategies for…

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How To Remember Peoples Names Video

In a previous post I mentioned the key points to remembering names when I rang up a call centre and I gave you a quick process to show you how to remember names so you don’t forget them during your call. Well quite recently the issue of learning names came up again when I was working…

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Speaking at Confex 2009 at Earls Court

Today has been a great day for me because I got to present a session called “How to Remember Faster and Read More” at Confex 2009 at Earls Court in London as part of the Business Skills and Personal development stream of the seminar programme. It is a topic that is of interest to so…

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Talking About New Year’s Resolutions in February!

I know it is February and New Year’s Eve is a long time ago (I mean it is last year!) but did you set any New Years Resolutions? If you did, how did you get on with them? Well I set some and I wanted to share with you how they have been going. On…

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Causes of Problems With Memory and Simple Memory Improvement Recommendations

I have lost count how many times I have been interviewed about memory improvement techniques but it is always a pleasure to share what I have learned and taught thousands of others about how to improve memory. This week I was again interviewed by the BBC about topics relating to our ability to remember and recall…

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My Interview About Memory Improvement Techniques on BBC Radio Wiltshire

Memory Improvement Techniques are always a good topic for media interviews. Questions always include “How can we improve memory?” and “What memory techniques do you recommend?” as well as a general discussion about why our memory seems to get worse with age. I was on the road earlier this week when I received a call…

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My First Musical Mnemonic

I was reflecting on my post from last week about how to remember stuff when you are learning a musical instrument when I suddenly remembered one of the oldest mnemonics I have encountered. I can recall as a 6 year old having piano lessons in this old house that seemed millions of miles away from…

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I Am Off To Florida

Brrr it is cold here in the UK at the moment because of the coldest weather and the heaviest snow falls we have had in this part of the world for 18 years. Now whilst I love the snow (nothing better than that crunchy feeling as fresh snow compacts under your boots) it is a…

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Memory Techniques For Playing Any Instrument

I have been thinking about my last post about memory techniques for playing the piano and wondered if you have any suggestions for helping someone play not only the piano, but any musical instrument. Some of the advice I have either been given or read about includes things like learning a new piece backwards. Now…

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