"Genius is in-born, may it never be still-born."

"Oysters, irritated by grains of sand, give birth to pearls. Brains, irritated by curiosity, give birth to ideas."

"Brainpower is the bridge to the future; it is what transports you from wishful thinking to willful doing."

"Unless you keep learning & growing, the status quo has no status."

Sunday, February 26, 2012


Are YOU Future-Ready? Are your children being groomed to be Future-Ready?

We are living in The Pressure Tense! The mass of educational institutions are encaged in Dark-Age Thinking. Why? Because, other than the advent of television, computers, and diverse electronica the of learning has not changed in multiple millennia. Teenagers as screenagers are engaging and interacting, but unaware of processes that constitute smart learning. They need immediate help.

The prescription for learning? Sweat, Swot, Slog! A formula for disaster. No innovation!

None of our systems are designed to inspire self-efficacy! NONE!

In a world of high stakes competitive intelligence, the student of today who does not know how to learn is destined to be left behind: A member of “The Misfortune 7 Billion!” Not relevant to the future, relegated to the past. Dark-Age Slaves enchained to a system long past its sell-by date!

We need to Champion the Children of The Third Millennium. Teachers and parents need to unlearn, and relearn. Systems need to transition from order to disorder to new order. Why? Because our prevailing learning

What is a better way? Here are some considerations that are distinctly feasible, for massive returns:

• Learning how to read at super speed and deep depth. Readers make Leaders!

• Comprehending what is being heard or read, intensively and extensively, on the run.

• Capturing masses of information on single sheets of paper based on the way the brain to learn, via diverse Visual Mapping Techniques.

VISUAL MAPS reduce complexity, accelerate learning, extract clarity from clutter, convert extensive information into intensive insights, recognise design beneath disorder, and are ideal for high-speed note-taking and notemaking via interaction with oral and printed information.

• Boosting memory using a range of mnemonic techniques designed to absorb panoramic arrays of information, and recall facts and figures that are relevant to multiple contexts.

• Cutting through vast swathes of syllabus material and slashing the learning curve.

• Unleashing creativity so that students learn to be resourceful in all areas of activity, moving from ideas to execution. School students emerging with business ideas!

• Learning and applying the insights that lead to goal-setting and goal-getting: moving from stress to strength to success!

NONE of the above smart strategies are in the syllabuses of any school! WHY? Who are the primary victims?


What are you going to do about it? Bargain your way to a better deal? How? Education can never be as expensive as ignorance. How much can you save by NOT creating a new generation of brilliant children growing up into role models that can move our planet from hope to fulfillment?

I strongly propose that each teacher, student, parent, and senior citizen, in all sectors of life, becomes an immediate Stakeholder in a Learning Revolution. It is the only hope for a nation to move ahead…or, stay

This means a minimum pioneering seminar experience of 3 days (0800– 1800 hours per day) acquiring the “Building BrainpowerSuperbrain Learning Skills, then another 3 days with Braindancing® (Creativity and Innovation in Action). What is 6 days in a lifespan? One hell of a lot!

WARNING! Merely dipping into a 3-hour session here and there will NOT achieve durable long-term success.

I strongly recommend a Total Immersion Learning Experience (Immersive Learning), minimum 6 days as mentioned above…and then for life!

Choose: Are you killing yourselves or skilling yourselves?

Choose: Education, or Extinction!


“It’s unwise to pay too much, but it’s worse to pay too little. When you pay too much, you lose a little money - that’s all. When you pay too little, you sometimes lose everything, because the thing you bought was incapable of doing the thing it was bought to do.

The common law of business balance prohibits paying a little and getting a lot - it can’t be done. If you deal with the lowest bidder, it is well to add something for the risk you run, and if you do that you will have enough to pay for something better.”


(1) They are vision-orientated, and impelled to act as goal-setters and goal-getters, imbued with deep-set images of achievement.

(2) They are enthusiastic and passionate about what they do in school, as well as after school: they have fallen in love with learning

(3) They learn and apply super-smart strategies in their school work.

(4) They never waste a mistake! The learning acquired from making a
mistake is always greater than the cost of the mistake!

Result: they profit from every mistake!

(5) They have consistent support and encouragement from their parents and teachers.

Today, we are witnessing a pace of change where even the change in the rate of change is accelerating: “accelerating acceleration.” Recipe? READY - AIM - INSPIRE! ‘In Action’, not ‘inaction’!

Brain Force has trumped Brute Force. We cannot muscle our way to dominance. The intellectual straightjackets of obsolete learning systems reflect lower-order thinking skills; they are not relevant to the Digital Age. The issue is not technology; it is neurology: learning how the brain to play, and applying these skills to life across diverse disciplines and domains.

Play Power must overcome Power Play. This was realised by the ancient Greeks: their concept for education, 'paideia' was complemented by their concept of play, 'paidia'. One letter different, but they knew that when play was infused into learning, magic happened.

High skills be matched by deep play, to unleash learning miracles for children of all ages!

The future demands a fresh resume. Every child must be infused with a Vision to Win!

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