My Ebay Auction Results

Well the results of my e bay auction are now in….I had one bidder who snapped me up for the princely sum of 1p!  Well I was delighted that someone had bothered to bid and to be true my self worth took a bit of a knock at such a massive bid. I know that…

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How To Be A Better Student – Local Newspaper Coverage

Fame at last.  I have reached page 4 of The Chippenham Gazette and Herald.  The story about me offering my services via auction to help a GCSE student has certainly attracted some interest locally.  First there was the BBC last week and now one of the local papers. Hopefully this will give someone the inspiration…

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How To Improve Your Memory – Michael Tipper On BBC Radio Wiltshire With Gavin McCoy

Well after putting out my press releases for my eBay auction in the middle of the week to offer my services to help a Wiltshire based GCSE student with their revision in the run up to the exams, I was contacted by the BBC and invited to do an interview with Gavin McCoy on the…

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If You Are Doing GCSEs You Can Buy Me On eBay!

I was in the shower yesterday morning and I was just mulling over stuff (as you do) and I suddenly had a flashback to when I was 16 years old.  It is April, Easter hols coming up and what was I doing back then? Well I was revising for my O levels (they are called…

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Getting People To Read Faster – It Is So Much Fun

I really enjoy teaching people how to read faster when I run a Speed Reading Workshop or Training Session.  It is one of those things where you can get a real tangible result very quickly and show how people can not only rapidly increase their reading speed but also gain extra hours and begin to…

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What Is Stimulating Your Mind?

I was listening to a very prominent neuro-scientist (MIWCs) on a tape programme I recently purchased who was talking about the aging brain and how the decline in mental performance that most people expect with age is not necessarily what needs to happen. The cultural expectation of poor cognative functioning, together with the tremendous fear…

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Neil Sedaka Uses The Power Of His Subconscious To Be Creative

Today I was driving home from a meeting and was listening to BBC Radio 2’s Steve Wright in the Afternoon Show and he had Neil Sedaka as one of his guests.  Now Neil was on the show because he was promoting his new album and his UK tour.  I am not necessarily a fan of…

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Perfect Recall – A Blessing Or A Curse

When I am talking to people who are interested in improving their memory, the conversation usually goes something along these lines: Them:  Michael I understand that you teach people how to improve their memory and remember more.  Is that true? Me:  Yes I do have a little understanding of some Memory Techniques that I, and…

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My Week With Tony Buzan

Well I have just had a great week because I have managed to spend 3 days with Mr Tony Buzan my mentor in the field of Memory, Learning and Thinking.  It has been a few years since I have worked with Tony. The last time was in 2000 when I was the organiser of the World…

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Michael Tipper on Sky News – Quick And Simple Ways To Remember Your PIN Number

Well today was chip and pin day and if you don’t know what that means, you may find yourself at the shop checkout from today and have to input your PIN for your credit card instead of signing one of those little slips that you either lose or keep finding in the most obscure places…

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