Supercharge Your Brain with Jim Kwik

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JIM KWIK is a New York Times Best Selling Author, Entrepreneur, and International Speaker. After suffering a brain injury at the age of 5, he thought he was useless and a worthless person. But one day when he met the father of a friend, he found out that he was not worthless and then he started reading what he loves and kept focusing on the concept of “how to learn something”, and he started investing his focus in learning. After years of slowly investing, he learned how to become an expert in speed-reading, brain performance, memory improvement, and accelerated learning. He is now a well-known brain coach. He has trained CEOs, celebrities, and many big companies such as Virgin, SpaceX, Fox Studios, Naik, Japon, and Harvard University. He also wrote the book, Limitless, and he donates the proceeds to charities advancing the studies in Alzheimer's and underdeveloped countries providing schools and opportunities for learning.

IN THIS EPISODE...Joe sits down with Jim in his home to talk about the concepts from his life and book, Limitless.

🔍 Breakdown with Jim Kwik: Chapter 1 (0:00): Introduction Joe introduces Jim Kwik and sets up the episode.

Chapter 2 (1:35): Jim tells his story From a young age, Jim suffered an accident that left him feeling inept at learning and unconfident in his cognitive abilities

Chapter 3 (10:30): Starting his path toward meta-learning Going to college was something Jim didn’t feel he would be able to do, and yet he found himself in school and finding a mentor that helped him find confidence in his abilities.

Chapter 4 (20:17): Pushing through adversity There was a path Jim had to take between where Jim is today and his origin story. Jim shares how he was able to do this and Joe gives him truth bumps along the way.

Chapter 5 (28:13): Living in a digital era We are in a world that offers so many distractions, so Jim offers his insights into being proactive versus reactive and how we can take those tips into our parenting skills.

Chapter 6 (42:13): Leading by example Consistency compounds is a two-word phrase that Jim encourages us to think about when setting up our daily routines.

Chapter 7 (49:50): Digital villains Jim identifies three digital villains that drain our time and our mental capacity. It is what to look out for and make sure to overcome.

Chapter 8 (55:05): Top ten skills to train your brain There are 10 important skills Jim identifies and has in his book people should follow to make sure their brains are performing optimally.

Chapter 9 (63:43): Daily Routine Jim has a daily routine that helps fortify his ideals around meta-learning.

Chapter 10 (72:55): How to retain and recall Jim Shares how he is able to retain and recall information for all of the countless books he has read and continues to read.

Chapter 11 (83:22): Closing Remarks Joe wraps up the episode and shares his final thoughts

Material Referenced in this interview: →https://www.limitless.com →Limitless by Jim Kwik →Atomic Habits by Tony Hsieh →How to Win Friends and Influence People by Dale Carnegie →Limitless by Jim Kwik

📞 Connect with Jim →https://www.instagram.com/jimkwik →https://www.facebook.com/jimkwikofficial →https://twitter.com/jimkwik →https://www.linkedin.com/in/jimkwik

👊 To learn more about Not Almost There by visiting this link → Not Almost There http://notalmostthere.com

Connect with Joe on social here: →https://www.instagram.com/notalmostthere →Facebook https://www.facebook.com/notalmostthere →Twitter http://twitter.com/joechura

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