Which languages are the hardest to learn for English speakers?

One of my goals for 2015 is to learn more languages. I would like to become fluent in Spanish and then learn a little more Russian (I know very little).  I think Mandarin would be awesome. But, I'd be happy to be fluent in Spanish You can see some of my memory training videos on languages

By |2015-04-22T17:45:51-05:00January 5th, 2015|Memory Training, News|0 Comments

Teaching Memory Seminars in Thailand, India, Nepal and Sri Lanka

In 2005 I didn't have a passport and I decided that I wanted to be an international speaker. (Be careful what you wish for) I was very successful at this goal and now I have traveled to over 50 countries and taught my memory seminar (for pay) in at least 33 of those countries. It

By |2015-04-22T17:45:51-05:00November 22nd, 2014|News|0 Comments

Stan Lee’s Superhumans How I Beat The Computer

I have been on a lot of tv shows but without question my favorite was Stan Lee's Superhumans. One of the main reasons is of course STAN LEE! This is the guy who created the Incredible Hulk, Spiderman, The Fantastic Four, etc. What a guy! He is in his 90s now and I think he

By |2015-05-01T21:18:46-05:00October 31st, 2014|News|0 Comments

how to speed read

First of all, I will be the first to admit that I am not a world champion speed reader. I am a former USA Memory Champion but not speed reading. I do know how to speed read though and can teach anyone how to speed read fairly easily. Memory training and how to speed read are

By |2015-12-19T22:26:39-06:00August 16th, 2014|News, Speed Reading|1 Comment

Bangkok Memory Seminar

One of the best things about being a speaker is the travel. It is also one of the worst things about being a speaker. I am actually typing this on an airplane! Once or twice a year I will teach memory seminars in Bangkok. It is a country that I have come to appreciate and

By |2015-04-22T17:45:50-05:00August 14th, 2014|News|0 Comments

Does Lumosity Work?

Does Lumosity work? No personally I don't think Lumosity 'works'. But I suppose that depends on how you define 'works'. Is Lumosity fun? Yes. Can you improve at their games? Yes. Again, does Lumosity work? However, because you are seeing improvement at THEIR specific games does that mean it works? I don't think it does.

By |2015-05-01T23:11:29-05:00August 10th, 2014|News|0 Comments

Afghanistan Memory Wall Trip

It's July 20th. 18 days ago I set out to drive to Daytona to write the Afghanistan Memory Wall there at the Daytona 400 Coke Race and from there drive to New Hampshire to do the same at a NASCAR race there. I was leaving with mixed feeling as I set out to drive on

By |2015-04-22T17:45:50-05:00July 20th, 2014|News|0 Comments

Why my company will never have a Memorial Day sale

If you are looking for a Memorial Day sale from my company you will have to keep looking. Yet, rest assured I am sure you will see many. They will plaster our newspapers, televisions and radio spots with Memorial Day sales. I will confess that before I served in the military (2002-2010), I would often

By |2015-04-22T17:45:50-05:00May 21st, 2014|News|1 Comment