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How to read effectively - speed reading is hard to do in this type of environment

Have you ever tried to read something really important while on the train and being constantly distracted by the noises around you?...

Managing Information Overload with Mindwerx Managing Information Overload is without doubt one of the most important skills an individual can develop today. 

With the massive increase in information availability, and with it bombarding us every...

Back to School Here in the Southern Hemisphere (South Africa, New Zealand and Australia) there are a few more weeks before the new school year starts, while our Northern Hemisphere friends will be back from Christmas and New Years vacation very soon. And everywhere there are all sorts of...

The ability to study and learn is without doubt the most important skill you can have, and yet it is amazing how few people understand even the basics of good study.

High School and University students are acutely aware of the pressure to study, mostly just to pass exams, but few have more than rudimentary skills to do so.  And most adults believe when they leave school the pressure to learn is off, but again nothing could be further from the truth....

Here is a Mind Map of the Speed Reading (or Range and Rapid Reading Program) that I have converted to iMindMap

The key words used in the Mind Map are...

Awareness of…...

The Shortcut to Successful Studies for students, adults returning to study at any level,
and those attending corporate education.

With the increasing demand on everyone to know more and do more, whether at school or work, we are seeing so many people under stress to manage information overload. While all our programs help address this big challenge in some way, the demand for a tailored study skills program has been growing.

For years now...

We cannot believe what we’ve just been told. Bill has just said he wants 2010 to be the biggest year ever for people participating in Mindwerx and Buzan Centre: Aust/NZ programs.

So he has directed that anyone who wants to attend any of the half-day Open Programs in 2010, and books and pays before the end of December 2009, is to get a very special (we think crazy) price of only $99 (inc GST...

Can you improve your intelligence?? 
Can we make ourselves smarter?

Can Mind Mapping, Memory Techniques and learning to Speed Read make you smarter?

Yes, Yes and Yes


Recently Jennifer Goddard, Director and Master Trainer, Buzan Centre appeared on Insight program on SBS TV Australia, to explore the topic of Intelligence and what is intelligence....

Check out this interview with Tony Buzan on how to read more effectively - Speed Reading Special Interest Group

"Imagine you are reading a book, and you want to understand it as well as you can. Would you try to read slowly and thoroughly? Would you read it “word for word”? If you miss something, would you skip back and make sure you understand it before moving on? Would you avoid “saying” words under your breath as you read...

The final open programs on Mind Mapping and Range & Rapid Reading are coming up shortly in Brisbane 27/10, Sydney 5/11 and Melbourne 6/11.  Each is a half-day – Mind Mapping in the morning with Speed Reading in the afternoon, and they can be taken individually or as a pair which we recommend.


These are great programs that go a long way to Upgrade Your Neck-Top Computer® and if you are interested in becoming a Buzan Licensed Instructor (BLI) these programs are...

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