Show Notes:

Have you ever met someone and immediately forget their name?

It’s happened to the best of us. Forgetting is the most expensive problem, not only in business but in life! It takes away your profit, joy, connection with friends, partners and clients. Wouldn’t it be great if you had the superpower to memorize, learn faster and retain information?

Discover the not-so-secret formula by listening to this interview with Jim Kwik. He’s a Learning Expert who teaches cutting-edge and powerful techniques in order to help people learn faster and better. Our conversation includes Jim’s fascinating origin story of how he suffered a traumatic brain injury at the age of five. Jim is a former struggling student and due to his “Broken Brain” it took him three more years to learn how to read. Fast forward to today and he’s the most sought-after Brain Coach for movie stars, politicians and entrepreneurs. He can memorize a room full of people’s name not to impress you, but to express what is possible in all of us.

Learning is not a spectator sport. You have to get off the bench and do the work. Apply the action in order to improve your memory.

In this episode, Jim is going to share his super learning tips and powerful techniques for brain optimization! Buckle up and get ready to listen!


In this episode, we talk about…

02:20 – Who is Jim Kwik?

03:54 – Jim’s traumatic brain injury

05:04 – The Boy with the “Broken Brain”

05:53 – Jim’s not so fresh start

06:28 – Perspective with the power of questions

09:41 – If you fight for your limitations, you get to keep them

10:39 – The power of verbalizing your goals

11:56 – Jim drowns in a pile of books

13:01 – The same level of thinking that has created your problem won’t solve your problem

14:30 – Knowledge is not only power, it’s profit

15:26 – Fighting with the villains of digital overload, digital distraction and digital dementia

17:00 – Forgetting is the most expensive problem in business

18:15 – The science of learning how to learn

20:00 – Shelf help not self help

21:05 – Jim’s challenge for you

23:32 – Discovering your super learning power

24:57 – Jim discovers his super power

27:11 – Jim destroys his kryptonite

28:10 – If you learn and earn, you have to return

28:40 – Your motivation matters

32:06 – If knowledge is power, then learning is your superpower

33:39 – Learn how to get better and brighter brains

35:00 – How do you intensify your superpower?

36:14 – Top 5 techniques for brain optimization

36:54 – The brain diet you NEED to start ASAP #brainfood

41:30 – Avoid these foods at all costs!

42:35 – As your body moves, your brain grooves

46:02 – The habit of showing up for yourself

49:55 – Careful! Who you spend time with is who you become

54:01 – Don’t die with regrets

57:07 – Congratulations! You won the lottery!

58:12 – What are the 3 L’s to live by?

1:00:34 – Make mistakes when you’re O.L.D.

1:03:05 – Optimize your brain with sleep

1:06:47 – 6 techniques to optimize your sleep

1:09:45 – Did you know that killing A.N.T.S is good for your brain?

1:12:16 – Party like it’s 1959!

1:15:00 – The secret to killing A.N.T.S

1:25:24 – The super learning tips you NEED in order to retain information

1:28:52 – Meeting Bill Clinton

1:32:26 – How to remember people’s names

1:46:40 – Tom challenges Jim to answer the 5 fundamental questions


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Napoleon Hill

Dale Carnegie

Norman Vincent Peale

Mark Twain

Albert Einstein

Dr. Daniel Amen

G.I. Joe

Tom Bilyeu


The Matrix

Cleveland Clinic

Bill Gates

Warren Buffett

Rip Van Winkle


Stephen Covey

Steve Jobs

Jim Carrey

Mary Shelley


Paul McCartney

Elias Howe

Sewing Machine

Dmitri Mendeleev

Periodic Table

Jack Nicklaus

Think and Grow Rich

Dr. Michael Bruce

Ellen Langer

Harvard University

Time Magazine


Emily Fletcher

Stress Less, Accomplish More

José Silva

SIlva Method

Tim Smith

Maya Angelou

Bill Clinton

Forest Whitaker

Sir Richard Branson

Ashton Kutcher

The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People

Henry Ford

Tiger Woods

Mike Vance

Walt Disney

Mother Teresa

Jack Welch



Nelson Mandela

Malala Yousafzai

Elon Musk