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A lesson in memory skills and speed reading

David Thomas

David Thomas

David Thomas presented his ‘Memory Skills and Speed Reading’ workshop to members of SW London experiential business learning® group, Academy Group 14 recently.

David is truly unique in what he does, how he does it and the way in which he delivers on his guaranteed promise to dramatically increase delegates reading speed and memory skills by the end of a single morning’s workshop.

David’s style is rooted firmly in his Yorkshire heritage, at once humorous and challenging, engaging and down to earth, but always warm in its intent  – a great combination for any Academy speaker which, when coupled with outstanding and immediately high take away value, delivers a morning workshop that meets and exceeds all expectations.

Members’ high level of commitment to follow up some of the “brain training” lessons from the day to improve their reading speed and memory skills as a basic enabler back in their business as well as personal life (and their children’s!) was indicative of a great morning.

Just some of the many lessons learned were :

  • How to “re-learn” the natural way to read and un-learn the way we’re taught to read out loud at school.
  • How to use a combination of mental organisation and imagination techniques to train the brain.
  • How to build a “mind journey” that allows the brain to work the way it naturally wants to and thus to dramatically improve recall of anything from names to numbers, business presentations to the punch line of jokes.
Gordon Bromley

Gordon Bromley

David’s session is simply outstanding and received an excellent reception from Academy Group 14 members and guests, not least because it is very high on engagement, entertainment and above all immediate takeaway value. One member commented that while a year ago he could never have imagined he would be spending a morning learning how to read again and how to remember things this was one of the most practically useful sessions he’d attended since joining The Academy for Chief Executives.

Gordon Bromley
Chairman – Academy Group 14 and Entrepreneurs Board 8

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