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recommended full length interviews
How To Accelerate Your Learning Of Music & More W/ Zach Evans, Piano Superhuman
Zach is a professional pianist who has also started very successful online music and piano training business, and he specializes in accelerated learning techniques for piano.
Zach and I dove deep into accelerated learning techniques, and I learned quite a bit from him in terms of things that I'm not doing that I could be doing better. Specifically, I'd recommend that you pay attention to the part where we discuss how he structures his learning process.
Zach shares some interesting stuff just about how learning a musical instrument, like learning a language, can be an incredible way to improve, refine, and test your learning methodology.
The Father Of Modern Memory Improvement Harry Lorayne: 60 Years Of Mnemonics
Harry Lorayne is the world's foremost expert on memory and memory training. He’s a living legend. Since the late 1950’s, he has sold over 17 MILLION copies of over 40 books on memory and magic. He’s been on every major television show you can imagine at least once – and generally starts off by memorizing the names of everyone in the up to 1500 person audience. He’s been in Forbes, coached a long list of Fortune 500 companies and their executives.
At 89 years old, Harry Lorayne pulls no punches and makes no apologies. He shares heartbreaking stories of physical abuse and overcoming dyslexia, but also some incredibly inspiring tales of how he became the world’s most respected authority on memory… which, by the way, he did with nothing more than a middle school education.
Usa Memory Champion Nelson Dellis On Memory, Tenacity, & Conquering Anything
Nelson Dellis is an American memory athlete, Grandmaster of Memory, mountaineer, published author, public speaker, and consultant. He is a four-time USA Memory Champion, tying the record for most wins of the national memory champion title.
In this episode, Nelson and I discuss memory, willpower, tenacity, and how his two fields of expertise, memory and rock climbing, cross-pollinate and make him a better all-around superhuman. Besides just an insight into how an elite memory athlete trains, Nelson's words offer inspiration and motivation as to how we can conquer some of the most challenging goals in our lives.
Memory Grandmaster Kevin Horsley On How To Have An Unlimited Memory
Kevin Horsley is a GrandMaster of Memory, world record holder, bestselling author, and public speaker from South Africa.
For the past 25 years, Kevin has been working to better understand the mind and memory – overcoming his own difficult learning disabilities and going on to win the world record for the matrix memorization of 10,000 digits of pi – often referred to as the “Everest” of memory tests.
We talk about speed reading, methods for reviewing and retaining what you learn, memory palaces, and a lot more. Kevin holds nothing back and shares a ton of super valuable tips and ideas, and so I think you’re really going to enjoy it.
Dr. Barbara Oakley: Understanding Learning And How It Works
Dr. Barbara Oakley is a professor of engineering at Oakland University, but she also teaches the world's largest and most popular online course, literally. It is called Learning How To Learn and has over 2 million students. You have probably also her TED talk, which is a viral hit and definitely worth checking out.
There is so much overlap between the things that we do, and we completely hit it off. We agreed on so many different things in this talk, but we also learned from one another. We're definitely going to have Barb back on the show and I know you guys are just gonna love this episode and learn so much.
Grandmaster Of Memory Mattias Ribbing: How To Learn Anything Faster
Mattias Ribbing is a 3-time Swedish memory champion, and one of less than 200 people in the entire world who can lay claim to the title “GrandMaster of Memory.” He’s written three books on both memory and productivity, and is an accomplished public speaker and coach.
In this episode, Mattias and I mind-melded on everything from learning and memory, to a brain-optimizing diet, to fasting, flow, and nootropics. Mattias shares a LOT of incredible wisdom and certainly doesn’t hold back his best tips… I even learned a few new things about mnemonic techniques that I’ve never heard, and came away with a long list of improvements I want to make to my own training materials! Mattias is simply brilliant, and his intellect and enthusiasm simple bubbles over – so I also encourage you to check out his books and lectures.
Mastering Your Long Term Memory W/ Ron White, 2x Usa Champion
Ron White, is one of the top memory experts in the world. He’s a two-time national memory champion, having won the USA competition in both 2009 and 2010. He also held the record for the fastest memorization of a deck of shuffled cards for 2 years – a shocking 1 minute and 27 seconds.
Today, he trains individuals and corporations all over the world on how to better take advantage of their natural memory skills.
How To Learn A Language Fast With Polyglot Benny Lewis
Benny Lewis is one of the world’s most renowned experts on learning languages quickly and effectively. By his early-20’s, Benny Lewis had failed to learn Spanish and Irish, despite living in Spain and growing up in Ireland. As a result, he decided to reapproach language learning in a smarter way, and developed his own system. Using this methodology, he has since becoming fluent and confident in 7 languages. He runs a popular blog called Fluent in 3 months, and his book of the same title was the #1 bestseller across numerous categories and countries on Amazon. Benny has been featured in Time Magazine, Forbes, Lifehacker, the BBC, and many more, and he also gave one of my favorite TEDx talks of all time.
In addition to a hefty dose of inspiration, Benny offers practical and applicable tips that ANYONE can use to start learning a language TODAY. If you’re currently learning a language, this interview will arm you with the tools to double your efficacy – and if you’re not learning a language, you’re going to want to after listening to this episode.
Navy Seal Dr. Kirk Parsley On Sleep Vs. Performance, Heart Rate Variability, & Supplementation
Dr. Kirk Parsley is not only a former Navy Seal and all-around athlete (having seriously competed in football, track and field, power lifting, boxing, multiple martial arts, volleyball, and crew). He’s also a doctor. Through his extensive work with the elite Navy SEALs and extensive personal experimentation, he has become an expert in all things fitness and health, but most specifically, sleep.
Proper, healthy sleep is one of the most basic things that can either hold you back or propel you forward towards your goals – whether they’re fitness related, intellectual, professional, or even emotional goals. It’s for this reason that I’m so excited to welcome this guest.
How To Supercharge Your Sleep With Nick Littlehales, Sleep Coach To The World’s Best Athletes
Nick Littlehales is the world’s most elite sleep coach, having taught people like Cristiano Ronaldo himself how to sleep more effectively. Nick travels all over the world with the most elite athletes, making sure that their sleep conditions are absolutely perfect. From choosing hotels to switching out bedding and even designing customized sleep regimens and the appropriate linens for individual athletes, he does it all.
In this episode, we’re going to dive deep – really deep – into how you can actually optimize your sleep from a practical perspective. We’re going to learn how to set up your sleep environment, when it’s best to sleep, which positions are healthier, how much is enough, how to troubleshoot sleep issues, and what factors make the biggest difference.