Brain Rules: 12 Principles for Surviving and Thriving at Work, Home, and School

Brain Rules is a fascinating book that explores twelve simple principles to help us make the best use of our brains, enabling us to become better teachers, students, parents and business leaders. Check out the full scoop.

How to Learn (Almost) Anything

Have you ever read an informative book, only to later remember just a few main points — if anything at all? The problem might be that you’re using one of the least efficient ways of learning available.

Sharpen Your Critical Thinking With E-Prime

Have you ever heard of E-Prime? Critical thinkers use it as a tool to write, speak and think more clearly and accurately. Learn how you can use it to sharpen your critical thinking abilities, avoid mental traps and become a better thinker.

Remember Any Number With the Major Memory System

Did you ever want to be able to recite pi up to 22,500 decimal digits? Meet the Major memory system, one of the most powerful techniques around for memorizing numbers. If you think you could use a boost to your memory, or just want to jog your brain a little, here’s a great way to do it.

A Whole New Mind

The rules of the game are changing: in order to thrive in this new era of abundance of cheap processing capabilities, we must acquire a new set of skills. Although “left brain skills” continue to be useful, they’re not enough anymore.

Litemind Personal Excellence Project Winners

I truly enjoyed the 66 personal excellence tips from our project. Now it’s time to hand out the prizes for the best tips, as well as for some random ones. Here they are…

66 Best Personal Excellence Tips

“What’s your very best personal excellence tip?” Sixty-six engaged Litemind readers took the challenge and now share with us advice on what makes the most positive impact on their lives. Enjoy and vote for your favorites!

Litemind Readers’ Project: Send Your Best Personal Excellence Tip (US$800 in Prizes)

It has been a year since the last collaborative project, and since such projects are always fun, I figured — why not run a new one? The good news is that this time participation won’t be limited to bloggers: all Litemind readers can participate and have a chance to win.