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The Only Skill that Matters: The Proven Methodology to Read Faste...
by Jonathan A. Levi

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English

Pages

130

Publication Date

September 03, 2019

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In the next ten years, every knowledge worker on earth will become one of two things: invaluable or obsolete. No matter the industry, the pace of progress and new information is faster today than ever before in human history鈥攁nd it鈥檚 accelerating exponentially.<BR><BR>In this new reality, how can we possibly hope to keep up? How can we learn, unlearn, and relearn fast enough to stay relevant in the world to come?<BR><BR>In <i>The Only Skill That Matters</i>, <B>Jonathan Levi</B> unveils a powerful, neuroscience-based approach to reading faster, remembering more, and learning more effectively. You鈥檒l master the ancient techniques being used by world record holders and competitive memory athletes to unlock the incredible capacity of the human brain. You鈥檒l learn to double or triple your reading speed, enhance your focus, and optimize your cognitive performance. Most importantly, you鈥檒l be empowered to confidently approach any subject鈥攆rom technical skills, to names and faces, to foreign languages, and even speeches鈥攁nd learn it with ease.
Unlimited Memory: How to Use Advanced Learning Strategies to Lear...
by Kevin Horsley

Language

English

Pages

143

Publication Date

January 26, 2014

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<h2>Kevin Horsley Broke a World Memory Record in 2013...</h2><br /><b>And You're About to Learn How to Use His Memory Strategies to Learn Faster, Be More Productive and Achieve More Success</b><br /><br />With over 200,000 copies sold, <i>Unlimited Memory</i> is a Wall Street Journal Best Seller and has been the #1 memory book on Amazon for more than two years. It has been translated into more than a dozen languages including French, Chinese, Russian, Korean, Ukrainian, and Lithuanian.<br /><br />Most people never tap into 10% of their potential for memory.<br /><br />In this book, you're about to learn:<br /><br /><h2>How the World's Top Memory Experts Concentrate and Remember Any Information at Will, and How You Can Too</h2><br />Do you ever feel like you're too busy, too stressed or just too distracted to concentrate and get work done?<br /><br />In Unlimited Memory, you'll learn how the world's best memory masters get themselves to concentrate at will, anytime they want. When you can easily focus and concentrate on the task at hand, and store and recall useful information, you can easily double your productivity and eliminate wasted time, stress and mistakes at work.<br /><br />In this book, you'll find all the tools, strategies and techniques you need to improve your memory.<br /><br />Here鈥檚 just a taste of the memory methods you'll learn in this book:<br /> <ul><br /> <li> The 3 bad habits that keep you from easily remembering important information</li><br /> <li> How a simple pattern of thinking can stop you from imprinting and remembering key facts, figures and ideas, and how to break this old pattern so you鈥檒l never again be known as someone with a 鈥渂ad memory鈥?lt;/li><br /> <li> How to <b>master your attention</b> so you can focus and concentrate longer, even during challenging or stressful situations</li><br /> <li> How to use your car to remember anything you want (like long lists or information you need to remember for your studies or personal life) <b>without writing anything down</b></li><br /> <li> Simple methods that allow you to nail down tough information or complex concepts quickly and easily</li><br /><li> How to combine your long-term memory (things you already know and will never forget) and short-term memory (information you want to remember right now) to <b>create instant recall</b> for tests, presentations and important projects</li><br /><li> The simple, invisible mental <b>technique for remembering names</b> without social awkwardness or anxiety</li><br /><li> How using your imagination to bring boring information to life can help you <i>dramatically improve your attention span and recall</i></li><br /><li> An incredible strategy for remembering numbers (the same system Kevin used to remember Pi to 10,000 digits and beat the world memory record by 14 minutes)</li><br /><li> How to use a mental map to <b>lock in and connect hundreds or even thousands of ideas in your long-term memory</b> (this method will allow you to become a leading expert in your field faster than you ever dreamed possible)</li></ul><br />If you're ready to harness the incredible power of your mind to remember more in less time, this book is for you.<br /><br /><b>About the Author</b><br /><br />For over 25 years, Kevin Horsley has been analyzing the mind and memory and its capacity for brilliance. He is one of only a few people in the world to have received the title of International Grandmaster of Memory. He is a World Memory Championship medalist, and a two-time World Record holder for The Everest of memory tests. Kevin is also an author of four books, and the designer of a mathematics game with the Serious Games Institute at North-West University Vaal Campus.<br /><br />His work has been featured in The Oprah Magazine, Time, Forbes, Inc., The Huffington Post, ELLE, Longevity and on numerous TV and radio shows. <br /><br />Kevin is an International professional speaker and has spoken in many different countries. He assists organizations in improving their learning, motivation, creativity and thinking.
The Unexpected Joy of Being Sober: Discovering a happy, healthy, ...
by Catherine Gray

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English

Pages

274

Publication Date

December 28, 2017

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<p></p><h3> <b><i>THE SUNDAY TIMES</i> BESTSELLER </b></h3><p></p><p> </p><h3> 'Not remotely preachy' -<b><i> The Times</i> </b></h3><p></p><p> </p><h3> 'Jaunty, shrewd and convincing' -<b><i> Sunday Telegraph</i> </b></h3><p></p><p> </p><h3> 'Admirably honest, light, bubbly and remarkably rarely annoying.' - <b>Alice O'Keeffe, <i>Guardian</i> </b></h3><p></p><p> </p><h3> 'Truthful, modern and real' - <b><i>Stylist</i> </b></h3><p></p><p> </p><h3> 'Brave, witty and brilliantly written' - <b><i>Marie Claire</i> </b></h3><p></p><p> <b>Ever sworn off alcohol for a month and found yourself drinking by the 7th? Think there's 'no point' in just one drink? Welcome! There are millions of us. 64% of Brits want to drink less.</b><br /><b> </b><br /><b> Catherine Gray </b>was stuck in a hellish whirligig of Drink, Make horrible decisions, Hangover, Repeat. She had her fair share of 'drunk tank' jail cells and topless-in-a-hot-tub misadventures.</p><p> But this book goes beyond the binges and blackouts to deep-dive into uncharted territory: What happens after you quit drinking? This <b>gripping, heart-breaking and witty</b> book takes us down the rabbit-hole of an alternative reality. <b>A life with zero hangovers, through sober weddings, sex, Christmases and breakups. </b><br /><b> </b><br /><b> </b>In <i>The Unexpected Joy of Being Sober</i>, Catherine Gray shines a light on society's drink-pushing and talks to top neuroscientists and psychologists about why we drink, delving into the science behind what it does to our brains and bodies.</p><p> Much more than a tale from the netherworld of addicted drinking, this book is about the escape, and why a sober life can be more intoxicating than you ever imagined. Whether you're a hopelessly devoted drinker, merely sober-curious, or you've already ditched the drink, <b>you will love this book</b>.</p><p> 'Haunting, admirable and enlightening' -<b><i> The Pool</i> </b></p><p> 'A riveting, raw, yet humorous memoir with actionable advice.' <b>-</b> <b>Annie Grace, author of <i>This Naked Mind </i></b></p><p> 'Like listening to your best friend teach you to be sober. Lighthearted but serious, it's packed with ideas, tools, tips and, most importantly, reasons for living a sober life.'<b>- Eric Zimmer, host of podcast <i>The One You Feed</i> </b></p><p> 'Gray's fizzy writing succeeds in making this potentially boring-as-hell subject both engaging and highly seductive' - <b><i>The Bookseller</i></b></p><p> 'Her exquisitely crafted thoughts on the joys of being sober are not only deeply honest and pragmatic, but she manages to infuse tons of humor. This is a delightful, informative, and compelling read for all those who are sober or seeking sobriety.' - <b>Sasha Tozzi, <i>Huffington Post</i></b></p>
The Art of Intentional Thinking: Master Your Mindset. Control and...
by Peter Hollins

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English

Pages

238

Publication Date

August 02, 2019

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<h2><b>Your mental models and mindsets will determine your life. Harness and control them to achieve the impossible.</b></h2><br />All we can control in this life is our thoughts, which lead to perception and action. If your thoughts are running amok, it will throw your life into chaos. The life you want comes from the way you think - <b>you need to learn how to think intentionally</b>.<br /><br /><h2><b>Discard unconscious, harmful beliefs and embrace your true power.</b></h2><br /><u><b>The Art of Intentional Thinking</b></u> is a guide on <i>transformation</i>. Your actions, behaviors, and perspective of the world stem from your thoughts. Unfortunately, this may be harming you rather than helping you. This book takes a deep look into how people tend to think, what exactly how they should subtly re-frame their thoughts to feel confident, powerful, happy, and in charge of their own life. <br /><br /><b>Intentional thinking is your vehicle to get from Point A to Point B</b> - Point B is the life you want. Every chapter has actionable advice to implement today. The changes are small and simple, but they have huge implications. <br /><br /><h2> Change your thinking to change your life.</h2><br /><i>Peter Hollins has studied psychology and peak human performance for over a dozen years and is a bestselling author.</i> He has worked with a multitude of individuals to unlock their potential and path towards success. His writing draws on his academic, coaching, and research experience.<br /><br /><h2>Learn to reshape unhealthy thought patterns and think clearly.</h2> <br />鈥?lt;b>How to seize agency and control of your life.</b><br />鈥ain perseverance and willpower quickly.<br />鈥?lt;b>How to think in terms of taking action and motion.</b><br />鈥ow to think big, yet with realistic steps.<br />鈥?lt;b>Embrace gratitude, humility, and thoughtfulness.</b><br /><br /><h2>Create the change you want by changing the way you think.</h2><br />All it takes is a simple change of perspective to intentional thinking. Control your thoughts - and welcome to the new chapter of your life where you are able to create the reality you want. Avoid being a slave to your emotions and impulses. Know that every decision you make is exactly the one you want. <b>Think intentionally.</b><br /><br /><h2><u>Control your destiny and jump into the driver鈥檚 seat by clicking the BUY NOW BUTTON at the top right of this page.</u></h2> <br />
Mental Models: 30 Thinking Tools that Separate the Average From ...
by Peter Hollins

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English

Pages

257

Publication Date

April 12, 2019

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<h2><b>30 Practical and applicable guidelines to think smarter, faster, and with expert insight (even if you aren鈥檛 one).</b></h2><br />Mental models are like giving a treasure map to someone lost in the woods. They provide instant understanding, context, and most importantly, <b>a path to the end destination</b>. Now imagine having such a map for all problems and decisions in your life.<br /><br /><h2><b>Battle information overwhelm, focus on what really matters, and make complex decisions with speed and confidence.</b></h2> <br /><b><u>Mental Models: 30 Thinking Tools</u></b> sheds light on true intelligence: it鈥檚 not about knowledge and knowing the capitals of all the countries in the world. <b><i>It鈥檚 about how you think</i></b>, and each mental model is a specific framework on how to think smart and with insight. You can approach the world by trying to analyze each piece of information separately, or you can learn mental models that do the work for you.<br /><br /><h2>Learn how billionaires/CEOs, Olympic athletes, and scientists think differently and avoid mistakes.</h2><br />Peter Hollins has studied psychology and peak human performance for over a dozen years and is a bestselling author. He has worked with a multitude of individuals to unlock their potential and path towards success. His writing draws on his academic, coaching, and research experience.<br /><br /><h2>The person with a hammer only sees nails. Become the person with a hammer, saw, sander, drill, screwdriver, and axe.</h2><br />鈥ow to balance information and action without sacrificing speed - MM #3 and #5.<br />鈥?lt;b>Understanding what data is really telling you - MM #8 and #10.</b><br />鈥harles Darwin鈥檚 secret to clear and honest thinking - MM #11.<br /><br /><h2>Mental models for all walks of life: productivity, professional success, greater happiness, critical thinking, and decision-making.</h2><br />鈥nderstanding correlation, causation, root causation, and proximate causation - MM #15 and #16.<br />鈥?lt;b>Implementing anti-goals to find real priorities and focus - MM #19 and #23.</b><br />鈥eing able to predict the future with basic probabilistic thinking - MM #10 and #25.<br />鈥?lt;b>How to strategically allocate your time and resources for biggest impact - MM #27 and #30.</b><br /><br /><h2><u>Think in models and always be a step ahead. Scroll up and click the BUY NOW BUTTON to become exceptional.</u></h2><br /><br />This book is the first book in the 鈥淢ental Models for Better Living鈥?series as listed below:<br /><br />鈥?lt;b>Book 1</b>: Mental Models: 30 Thinking Tools that Separate the Average From the Exceptional. Improved Decision-Making, Logical Analysis, and Problem-Solving.<br />鈥?lt;b>Book 2</b>: Mental Models: 16 Versatile Thinking Tools for Complex Situations: Better Decisions, Clearer Thinking, and Greater Self-Awareness <br /><br />
Moonwalking with Einstein: The Art and Science of Remembering Eve...
by Joshua Foer

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English

Pages

317

Publication Date

March 03, 2011

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<b>The blockbuster phenomenon that charts an amazing journey of the mind while revolutionizing our concept of memory<br /><br /></b>An instant bestseller that is poised to become a classic, <i>Moonwalking with Einstein</i> recounts Joshua Foer's yearlong quest to improve his memory under the tutelage of top "mental athletes." He draws on cutting-edge research, a surprising cultural history of remembering, and venerable tricks of the mentalist's trade to transform our understanding of human memory. From the United States Memory Championship to deep within the author's own mind, this is an electrifying work of journalism that reminds us that, in every way that matters, we are the sum of our memories.<b><br /></b>
A Mind For Numbers: How to Excel at Math and Science (Even If You...
by Barbara Oakley

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English

Pages

332

Publication Date

July 31, 2014

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<b>The companion book to COURSERA廬's wildly popular massive open online course "Learning How to Learn"</b><br /><br />Whether you are a student struggling to fulfill a math or science requirement, or you are embarking on a career change that requires a new skill set, <i>A Mind for Numbers</i> offers the tools you need to get a better grasp of that intimidating material. Engineering professor Barbara Oakley knows firsthand how it feels to struggle with math. She flunked her way through high school math and science courses, before enlisting in the army immediately after graduation. When she saw how her lack of mathematical and technical savvy severely limited her options鈥攂oth to rise in the military and to explore other careers鈥攕he returned to school with a newfound determination to re-tool her brain to master the very subjects that had given her so much trouble throughout her entire life.<br /> 聽<br /> In <i>A Mind for Numbers</i>, Dr. Oakley lets us in on the secrets to learning effectively鈥攕ecrets that even dedicated and successful students wish they鈥檇 known earlier. Contrary to popular belief, math requires creative, as well as analytical, thinking. Most people think that there鈥檚 only one way to do a problem, when in actuality, there are often a number of different solutions鈥攜ou just need the creativity to see them. For example, there are more than three hundred different known proofs of the Pythagorean Theorem. In short, studying a problem in a laser-focused way until you reach a solution is not an effective way to learn. Rather, it involves taking the time to step away from a problem and allow the more relaxed and creative part of the brain to take over. The learning strategies in this book apply not only to math and science, but to any subject in which we struggle. We all have what it takes to excel in areas that don't seem to come naturally to us at first, and learning them does not have to be as painful as we might think!
Mental Models: 16 Versatile Thinking Tools for Complex Situations...
by Peter Hollins

Language

English

Pages

215

Publication Date

September 21, 2019

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<h2><b>16 simple yet versatile thinking models to solve problems, make decisions, and engineer insight.</b></h2><br /><br />Mental models are like giving a treasure map to someone lost in the woods. They provide instant understanding, context, and most importantly, a path to the end destination. Now imagine having such a map for all problems and decisions in your life.<br /><br /><h2><b>Make complex decisions with speed and confidence; stop being fooled by false alarms.</b></h2><br /><br />Mental Models: 16 Versatile Thinking Tools sheds light on true intelligence: it鈥檚 not about knowledge and knowing the capitals of all the countries in the world. It鈥檚 about how you think, and each mental model is a specific framework on how to think smart and with insight. You can approach the world by trying to analyze each piece of information separately, or you can learn mental models that do the work for you.<br /><br /><h2><b>Emulate the world's top thinkers (dead and alive).</b></h2><br /><br />Peter Hollins has studied psychology and peak human performance for over a dozen years and is a bestselling author. He has worked with a multitude of individuals to unlock their potential and path towards success. His writing draws on his academic, coaching, and research experience.<br /><br /><h2><b>Stop ramming your head into the wall and take on an entirely new perspective.</b></h2><br /><br />鈥ow to solve problems, but be similarly satisfied even if you don't - MM #1 <br />鈥?lt;b>Understand that no problem or decision is ever made in a vacuum - MM #2</b><br />鈥ow to consistently set yourself up for luck discoveries and insight - MM #4<br />鈥?lt;b>Avoid getting sucked into outcome-dependent analyses and decisions - MM #7</b><br />鈥ow to visualize critical thinking and increase your processing speed - MM #12 <br />鈥?lt;b>How to perform the most difficult task of all - think about your thinking - MM #15<br /><br /><H2><b>Think in models and think like a genius. Scroll up and click the BUY NOW BUTTON.</b></h2><br /><br />This book is the second book in the 鈥淢ental Models for Better Living鈥?series as listed below:<br /><br />鈥?lt;b>Book 1</b>: Mental Models: 30 Thinking Tools that Separate the Average From the Exceptional. Improved Decision-Making, Logical Analysis, and Problem-Solving.<br />鈥?lt;b>Book 2</b>: Mental Models: 16 Versatile Thinking Tools for Complex Situations: Better Decisions, Clearer Thinking, and Greater Self-Awareness <br />
Improve Your People Skills: How to Connect With Anyone, Communic...
by Patrick King

Language

English

Pages

232

Publication Date

September 06, 2019

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<h2><b>Learn how to adapt, win people over, and handle just about any social situation.</b></h2><br />Your qualifications and intelligence aren鈥檛 what will move you forward in life. People skills (soft skills, interpersonal skills, social skills, and likability) are. They allow you to effortlessly glide through life and roll with the punches, as well as maximize the situations you鈥檒l find yourself in. When your relationships are harmonious and authentic, the whole world opens up.<br /><br /><h2><b>Understand people's psychological drives. </b></h2><br /><b><u>Improve Your People Skills</u></b> is a book of action that allows you to truly understand others and speak their language, no matter what it is. It will fundamentally change your approach to others and you鈥檒l instantly understand where you鈥檝e gone wrong. It goes <b>beyond social intelligence</b> and gives you a blueprint to the psychology of people.<br /><br /><h2><b>Become a captivating, comforting, and desired presence.</b></h2><br />Whether it鈥檚 winning at work politics, making new friends, or strengthening current relationships, people skills are your quickest and surest route to success 鈥?no matter the situation. <i>Patrick King</i> is an internationally bestselling author and sought-after social skills coach and trainer. He knows firsthand the value of people skills because they rescued him from lackluster grades and jumpstarted his career 鈥?<b>the value of 鈥渏ust fitting in anywhere鈥?cannot be understated.</b><br /><br /><h2><b>Build trust, create emotional depth, and cultivate intimacy.</b></h2><br />鈥ow our assumptions and mindsets create social self-sabotage.<br />鈥?lt;b>Everything we must do before we ever open our mouths.</b><br />鈥he keys to intentional listening and validation.<br />鈥?lt;b>The core components of getting past small talk.</b><br />鈥ow to gain great self-awareness of your interpersonal habits.<br />鈥?lt;b>The toxic, annoying habits that are probably repulsing people right now.</b><br /><br /><h2><b>People skills open the doors for your life in a way that literally nothing else can.</b></h2><br />The world is not a meritocracy 鈥?a startling realization for most, but a happy epiphany for those with people skills. Technical skills can almost always be learned, but people skills are rare and valuable. <b> Create massively successful relationships anywhere.</b><br /><h1><u><u>Become the ultimate people person and social butterfly: click the BUY NOW button at the top right of this page!</u></u></h1><br />
Fluent Forever: How to Learn Any Language Fast and Never Forget I...
by Gabriel Wyner

Language

English

Pages

338

Publication Date

August 05, 2014

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The ultimate rapid language-learning guide! For those who鈥檝e despaired of ever learning a foreign language, here, finally, is a book that will make the words stick.<b> </b>At thirty years old, Gabriel Wyner speaks <i>six </i>languages fluently.聽 He didn鈥檛 learn them in school -- who does? -- rather, he learned them in the past few years, working on his own and practicing on the subway, using simple techniques and free online resources. In <i>Fluent Forever</i> Wyner reveals what he鈥檚 discovered.聽 <br /><b>聽</b><br />The greatest challenge to learning a foreign language is the challenge of memory; there are just too many words and too many rules. For every new word we learn, we seem to forget two old ones, and as a result, fluency can seem out of reach.聽<i>Fluent Forever</i>聽tackles this challenge head-on. With empathy for the language-challenged and abundant humor, Wyner deconstructs the learning process, revealing how to build a foreign language in your mind from the ground up.聽<br />聽<br />Starting with pronunciation, you鈥檒l learn how to rewire your ears and turn foreign sounds into聽<i>familiar</i>聽sounds. You'll retrain your tongue to produce those sounds accurately, using聽tricks from opera singers and actors.聽Next, you'll聽begin to tackle words, and connect sounds and spellings to imagery, rather than translations, which will enable you to聽<i>think</i>聽in a foreign language<i>.聽 </i>And with the help of sophisticated spaced-repetition techniques, you'll be able to memorize hundreds of words a month in聽<i>minutes</i>聽every day. Soon, you'll gain the ability to learn grammar and more difficult abstract words--<i>without </i>the tedious drills and exercises of language classes and grammar books. <br />聽<br />This is brain hacking at its most exciting, taking what we know about neuroscience and linguistics and using it to create the most efficient and enjoyable way to learn聽a foreign language in the spare minutes of your day.

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