Mihir Shah

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How to learn with zero effort

What is the easiest way to learn? David Robson meets a group of scientists and memory champions competing to find techniques that make facts stick... fast.<p>Face to face with the world’s leading memory experts, my mind is beginning to feel very humble. Ben Whately, for instance, tells me about the …

Study Skills

How to get a free MBA

Laurie Pickard’s gamble to earn an MBA entirely out of MOOCs is paying off — and not just because she saved six figures by forgoing a traditional …

Your subconscious is smarter than you might think

We feel that we are in control when our brains figure out puzzles or read words, says Tom Stafford, but a new experiment shows just how much work is going on underneath the surface of our conscious minds.<p>It is a common misconception that we know our own minds. As I move around the world, walking …

Consciousness

How Singapore Became an Entrepreneurial Hub

“You are crazy.”<p>That was the predominant sentiment I heard a little more than five years ago when I told U.S.-based venture capitalists about my plans to move my family out to Singapore to oversee Innosight’s nascent investment and incubation arm. Since I had never done venture investing before, I …

Connecting With The Sales Counterperson

“How can I effectively reach the ‘person behind the counter’ – the person most likely to impact customer purchases at the point of sale?”<p>While there are no easy, stock answers on how to break through to counter associates, here are a few tactics that may help:<p>- Identify one or two true channel …

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