A story is not a list of facts. A story is not your bio. A story is a point in time when something memorable happened.
Stories are everywhere. They’re all around us. Your life is a story, chapter after chapter after chapter.
For this next series, we are going to dive into the world of story and storytelling. Story brings lessons to life. Story connects you to your audience.
Even with the most effective memorization techniques applied, the unexpected may still happen. When you are 100% present and connected to your audience, you can handle any situation.
You’ve got to know the rules before you can break them. Master these techniques and then you’ll be able to choose what works best for you.
When you use the location-based method to link your Talk to objects in a room, you may never need notes again.
Putting pen to paper can have a transformational effect on your memory. Skip this step at your own peril.
Use spatial anchoring to physically attach your talk to the environment that you’ll be moving within.
Drawing out your talk with images can help trigger your talking points and the sequence that they go in.
Visualization jump starts memorization. You can use sticky notes to structure your talk in a visual form that will help you in committing your material to memory.