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E94 - Jim Kwik: Being Distracted Wastes Your Potential, Do This To Sharpen Your Mind & Become Limitless

15 Sekunden vorwärts
15 Sekunden vorwärts
Jim Kwik, Bestselling Author and #1 Brain Coach shares an effective guide in helping us transcend limits and unlock our brain’s full potential. At a young age, Jim adopted the identity of having a 'broken brain' after a traumatic brain injury damped his ability to learn. In this episode he shares the mindset and tools that helped him to overcome this label and become a master of his mind.  He and André discuss simple hacks to harnessing your attention and improving your memory, revealing the information essential to learning faster and expanding your mental capabilities.  They also discuss the mindset essential to having a fulfilling life: Jim explains that the reason most people are burned out is not because they are doing too much, but because they're not doing enough of what they love. He shares how he personally created a life of alignment, joy, and fulfillment from the inside out. André's Book Recommendations: ___________ Timecodes: 0:00 Intro 2:00 Becoming Limitless: From Brain Injury to Super-Brain  8:16 Harnessing Our Challenges as a Super Power  12:39 Transcending Self-Imposed Limitations 18:48 The Secret to Fulfillment 22:54 Drawbacks of our Digital Age: Overwhelm & Distraction 29:10 #1 Hack to Harnessing Your Attention  33:23 The Key to Learning How to Learn 45:45 Improving Memory Through Emotion 54:42 Understanding Your Own Unique Way of Learning 1:06:03 AI & Digital Dementia's Impact On Our Brain 1:15:47 Knowledge vs Wisdom 1:16:22 Cultivating the Perfect Environment for Wellbeing 1:19:19 Advice For My Childhood Self 1:20:14 Biggest Failure of our Education System  1:23:07 The Value of Flowstate & Meditation  1:30:12 Gaining The Courage to Be Yourself 1:35:23 Conclusion ___________ Jim Kwik is a world-renowned expert in memory improvement, brain optimization, and accelerated learning. After a childhood brain injury left him learning-challenged, Kwik created strategies to dramatically enhance his mental performance. He has since dedicated his life to helping others unleash their true genius and brainpower. For over two decades, he has served as a brain coach to students, seniors, entrepreneurs, and educators. His work has touched a who’s who of Hollywood elite, professional athletes, political leaders, and business magnates, with corporate clients that include Google, Virgin, Nike, Zappos, SpaceX, GE, 20th Century Fox, Cleveland Clinic, Wordpress, and such institutions as the United Nations, Caltech, Harvard University, and Singularity University. Through keynote speeches, he reaches in-person audiences totaling more than 200,000 every year; his online videos have garnered hundreds of millions of views. He is the host of the acclaimed “Kwik Brain” podcast, which is consistently the top educational training show on iTunes.’s online courses are used by students in 195 countries. Kwik, an advocate for brain health and global education, is also a philanthropist with projects ranging from Alzheimer’s research to funding the creation of schools from Guatemala to Kenya, providing health care, clean water, and learning for children in need. His mission: No brain left behind. Animal Quiz: Book "Limitless": Website: Instagram: ___________ Looking to Start a Podcast? Podcasting Course: Know Thyself Instagram: Website: Clips Channel: Listen to all episodes on Audio:  Spotify: Apple: André Duqum Instagram: Meraki Media

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