Do you struggle to remember names at networking events? Do you rely on notes when introducing a speaker or giving a presentation? Do you invest in conferences—and promptly forget what you learned? It’s not that you have a ‘bad memory.’ You simply haven’t learned the simple techniques that would allow you to improve your recall, enhance your relationships, and ultimately grow your business!
Ron White is one of the top authorities on memory in the world. He won the USA Memory Championship in 2009 and 2010, and his YouTube Channel, Brain Athlete Ron White, is number 1 among memory experts. Ron speaks to audiences of all sizes all over the world, from Singapore to Ireland to Zimbabwe. He has appeared on Good Morning America, Martha Stewart Living Radio, and the Dr. Oz Show, among many other media outlets.
Today, Ron joins me to explain how he became the two-time National Memory Champion, memorizing a deck of cards and a 167-digit number in record time! He describes the Afghanistan Memory Wall event in which he honors the 2,300 service men and women who died in the war and offers insight around the benefits of a good memory in improving your business and your life. Listen in for Ron’s advice on improving your recall and learn his system of visualization to quickly memorize a list of words!
How Ron became the two-time National Memory Champion
- Compete in series of 7 events
- Memorize deck of cards in 1:27
- 167-digit number in 5 minutes
Ron’s Afghanistan Memory Wall event
- Honors 2,300 who died in war
- Write out rank, name from memory
- 10-hour process
The benefits of a good memory
- Impacts work, relationships
- Improve business/life
- Give speech without notes
- Remember what read, learn
Ron’s advice around improving your memory
- Focus = most important
- Nutrition and exercise
Ron’s system for memorization
- Think in pictures (visualize)
- Store in place to retrieve later