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Limitless

Limitless

by Jim Kwik

Free your mind (Part I)

  • Becoming limitless is about learning how to learn ...embodying the behaviors, tools, & strategies that bring maximum results and rewards for our efforts.
  • When our mindset is right, we are motivated from within to act, and we know an effective way of acting -

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The Limitless Model

The 3Ms :

  • Mindset - the WHAT (believing in the possibility).
  • Motivation - the WHY (being convinced of the why behind anything and having the energy to follow through)
  • Method - the HOW (an orderly, logic...

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4 Supervillains of Learning

  • Digital deluge - Access to so much information leads to overload where we don't get the time to manage this information effectively. It adds stress to our life.
  • Digital distraction - Always-on ever-connected devices are making it difficult to stay fo...

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Learning anything quickly - FASTER method

  • Forget - Approach any topic with an open mind. Set aside what you already know about it.
  • Act - Learning isn't a spectator sport. We learn more by creation than consumption. Takes notes. Ask questions. Focus and observe. 
  • State -

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Limitless Mindset (Part II)

Name it + Check facts + focus on a new constructive belief (supported by facts)

= Replace limiting belief effectively

"Mindset is made up of beliefs, assumptions and attitudes we hold about ourselves and the world around us." - JIm Kwik

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- Mark Twain

"It ain't what you don't know

that gets you into trouble.

It's what you know for sure

that just ain't so."

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The 7 LIEs about learning

7 LIEs (Limited Idea Entertained) of learning:

  1. Intelligence is fixed. Truth - Intelligence is fluid because it's a combination of attitudes and actions.
  2. Only 10% of bra...

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Limitless Motivation (Part III)

  • Sustainable Motivation = Purpose x Energy x Small Simple Steps
  • Reasons reap rewards. Be convinced first of why you want to do something.
  • H cubed: Head-Heart-Hand. Ideas reach completion when no link in the chain is broken.

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- Jim Kwik

Motivation is a set of habits and routines,

guided by your values and your identity,

that you carry out every day."

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Limitless brain energy

  1. Good brain diet. Include atleast some in your daily diet (avocado, walnuts, salmon, blueberry, dark chocolate, greeny leafy vegs, turmeric, eggs, broccoli). 
  2. Kill your ANTs(Automatic Negative Thoughts). Manage your negative self-talk.

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How do you make something a habit?

Grow your life one habit at a time.

Remember WIN:

W (Want). You need to be convinced first of it's importance for you.

I (Innate). Shouldn't be too much out of your comfort zone or current abilities.

N (Now).

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Finding Flow

  • Enemies of flow: Multitasking, stress, fear of failure, lack of conviction.
  • 5 essentials to get into a flow state:
  1. Eliminate distractions. (It's absolutely essential)
  2. Give yourself enough...

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Limitless methods (Part IV)

"Concentration is something you can learnand something you can practice to get better at." - former monk Dandapani.

  • Quick actions to improve focus:
  1. Breathe. Use the 4-7-8 method (inhale through nose for 4, hold for 7, ...

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- Paulo Coelho

"Whenever you want to achieve something,

keep your eyes open, concentrate, and

make sure you know exactly

what it is you want."

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7 Habits to study better

The most successful people in the world are lifelong student.

  1. Active recall. Review what you are studying. Shut the book & write down or say what you remember. Look again. What did you miss?
  2. Spaced repetition. Review the materi...

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Method for better memory

There's only trained memory or untrained memory - no good or bad memory.

  • MOM method: Motivation (make remembering personal). Observation (attention is directly related to retention). Methods ...

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How to read faster

  • Speed reading tools:
  1. Use a visual pacer like your finger, stylus or the cursor.
  2. Reading is like exercising. So the more we practice the better we get at it.
  3. Like we can 'see' a whole word without reading each letter, practice 'seeing' more wo...

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How to make better decisions

"We can't solve problems by using the same kind of thinking we used to create them." - Albert Einstein

  • Colin Powell's 40-70 rule: Never make decision with less than 40% or gather more than 70% information available.
  • Practice exponential...

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