Train Your Brain For Success: Read Smarter, Remember More, and Break Your Own Records

Train Your Brain For Success: Read Smarter, Remember More, and Break Your Own Records

by Roger Seip


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ISBN-13: 9781118275191
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 07/31/2012
Pages: 256
Sales rank: 593,241
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

ROGER SEIP is the cofounder of Freedom PersonalDevelopment, one of the world's premier training and personaldevelopment firms. Roger has delivered training, coaching, andkeynote programs for more than 2,000 organizations, ranging fromsmall mom-and-pops to Fortune 500s. Through these experiences, hehas learned what gets results (and what doesn't) with people fromall walks of life. Learn more at

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Table of Contents

Foreword Eric Plantenberg vii

Introduction How to Break Records ix

Section 1 Your Learning Foundations 1

Learning Foundation #1 Your Instant Recall Memory 3

1 Discovering Your Memory Power 5

2 Learn to Speak the Language of Your Memory! 17

3 Using Your New Mental Files with This Book and Beyond 31

Learning Foundation #2 Your Smart Reading Capacity 47

4 Why You Read Like a Sixth-Grader and What to Do about It49

5 Your Smart Reading Tools for Improved Focus and Speed 59

6 Your Smart Reading Tools for Enhanced Comprehension andRetention 71

Section 2 The Components of Your Record-Breaking Life79

Component #1 Having Energizing Goals 81

7 Five Characteristics of an Energizing Goal 83

8 Heighten Your Focus with Your Keystone Goal 93

9 Overcoming Barriers 105

Component #2 Being Fully Present: Using Time as It’sMeant to Be Used 117

10 Common Myths of Time Management and How to Use Time asIt’s Meant to Be Used 119

11 The Two-Hour Solution: How to Create a Record-BreakingSchedule 129

12 Top Tips for Supercharging Your Productivity 143

Component #3 Be Brilliant with the Basics 157

13 The Basics of You Part 1: Your Personal Core Values 159

14 The Basics of You Part 2: Purpose and Vision 173

Record-Breaking Component #4 Aggressive Mental Care187

15 The Most Basic Piece: Energy 189

16 Your Energy Management Tools 201

17 The Power Hour: Your Daily Energy Management Practice 217

Conclusion What to Do with What You’ve Learned 229

About the Author 231

Index 233

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Train Your Brain For Success: Read Smarter, Remember More, and Break Your Own Records 4.3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I have to ask does this really make you smarter because as a freshman again i would really like to be smarter so maybe i could talk to the pinciple about stuff to make me be in the grade im supposed to be in and in fact i have been really trying hard on sudukoo problems hundreds of them and crossword problems and even tryin to read faster i think it worked but not so sure of it so please someone that has read a sample at least tell how this goes and if you can try to help me a little bit more please like really im so sad i disappointed my family all i want is help from someone PLEASE thank you
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This review relates to the formatting contained in the Nook book. Contained in this book is a words per minute reading test where you have to read a passage from a blog written by the author and time yourself to see how fast you can read. The only problem is the passage is formatted in such a way that the text could not be enlarged and, at least with my aging eyes, I had a very hard time reading the passage. Please be aware before you purchase this particular book in Nook or epub format. Otherwise the book is a very well written informative read.
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