#120: Improve Your Memory, Productivity & Creativity ~Mattias Ribbing (pt2)

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Mattias Ribbing, aka Grand Master of Memory, joins us for a fascinating part two on short term memory, productivity and focus. 

Mattias held the Swedish Memory Champion title for three years in a row, and was internationally named the Grandmaster of Memory. Competing in memory sports, he would do things such as quickly memorising 1060 random digits without a mistake! 

Mattias laid out the key tenants to great memory in episode #115: Boost Your Memory & Learning Skills ~Mattias Ribbing, Memory Champion. 

In this episode, Matthias leans in on strengthening your short term memory, improving focus, productivity hacks, and the negative consequences of the technology explosion on our brain and our performance. 

Mattias shares some incredible practical tools you’ll want to explore, as well as getting reflective and philosophical on the ruleless tech-heavy world we live in today.  

This is a powerful, practical and highly relatable discussion, which should leave you asking some questions of your lifestyle and motivated to hack back for greater mental performance and productivity. 

What we discuss

  1. We’re losing our Focus – the secret to productivity and memory
  2. Information Rain and impacts of Technology blowing away boundaries
  3. The One Bullet Point List – Mattias top priority, and how long lists create unsolvable problems for our brain
  4. Improving your short term memory with Extreme focus & Visualisation
  5. How Mattias used Disturbance Training to prepare for Memory Sports
  6. How to combat memory and performance issues when under pressure
  7. Why you cannot rely on Willpower, and instead need to Place and Time Design
  8. The health and mental necessity to self-restrict and hack back technology
  9. The downsides to Hyper-Individualism, Hyper-Freedom and Hyper-Convenience
  10. Batching work and information consumption, vs realtime
  11. Default Mode Network – what is it, why is it so important, and how to access it?
  12. How to spark extra creativity through by consuming… nothing
  13. Steve receipts the Maths Car challenge live on the mics
  14. A cool tool for memorising 10+ things – Ribbing’s Bicycle
  15. The Pomodoro Method – a tool to create more time and maximise tireless productivity
  16. The negative consequences of task endurance and fighting against your brains needs
  17. How to handle big projects and lots of small tasks


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