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Kwik Brain is a fun, fast-paced show designed to help busy people learn and achieve anything in a fraction of the time! Your coach, Jim Kwik (his real name), is the brain & memory trainer to elite mental performers, including many of the world’s leading CEO’s and celebrities. In this easy to digest bite-sized podcast, you will discover Kwik’s favorite shortcuts to read faster, remember more, and ‘supercharge’ your greatest wealth-building asset: your brain. Whether you’re a student, senior, entrepreneur or educator, you will get the edge with these simple actionable tools to sharpen your mind, enhance your focus, and fast-track your fullest potential. Get show notes, Jim’s latest brain-training, and submit your questions in our private community (free) at:

Jim Kwik is the founder of, a widely recognized world leader in speed-reading, memory improvement, brain performance, and accelerated learning with students in over 150 countries.

After a childhood brain injury left him learning-challenged, Kwik created strategies to dramatically enhance his mental performance. He has since dedicated his life to helping others unleash their true genius and brainpower to learn anything faster and live a life of greater power, productivity, and purpose.


82: Workouts That Boost Your Brainpower with Shawn Stevenson (Nov 15th, 2018)

So many of us work on our physical health—whether that means going to the gym or for a run—without being aware of the brain health benefits we’re receiving. I’m excited to welcome back today’s guest Shawn Stevenson—founder of the Model Health Show Podcast and health expert—to tell us how we can boost our brain potential through quick and simple physical exercises. 


Physical training is a powerful way to boost your brainpower and creativity. Simple exercises like push-ups, squats, daily walk...


81: Remembering Numbers Instantly (Nov 12th, 2018)

Welcome back, Kwik Brain! In this episode, I’m going share with the secrets to mastering and remembering numbers.


Numbers are everywhere. It’s like a universal language. Telephone numbers, credit cards numbers, zip codes, PINs, passcodes, birthdays, it’s everywhere.


But here’s the challenge. A lot of people have difficulty remembering numbers. Think about something simple like phone numbers and how many phone number you used to be able to remember like 10-15 years ago before we had smartp...


80: How to Make Meditation Easy with Ariel Garten (Nov 8th, 2018)

Meditation is a simple path to a healthier, more productive life. I’m excited about today’s conversation with guest Ariel Garten—founder of MUSE, scientist, and expert on mindfulness and entrepreneurship—who is here to tell us how meditating for just a few minutes a day can change our relationship with our brain. 


Whether you’re an entrepreneur, an office worker or a parent, learning to be present is how you’ll get the most from your day. By learning how to meditate, you’ll be able to incre...


79: Imagination for Courage, Creativity & Change with Beth Comstock (Nov 5th, 2018)

Today’s podcast is all about the power of imagination—and we welcome special guest Beth Comstock!

As the pace of change increases exponentially, we’re all going to be searching for ways to solve problems we’ve never had before. Today’s guest Beth Comstock—one of America’s most successful businesswomen, author, and a previous leader of innovative change in her role as Vice Chair at GE—is here to tell us why our imagination and creativity are powerful and essential tools to build a new future f...


78: Steps to Healthy Brain with Dr. Daniel Amen Part 3 (Nov 2nd, 2018)

This week’s podcast is all about building a healthy brain—and we welcome special guest Dr. Daniel Amen! This is the final part of a special three-part Kwik Brain series with Daniel, where we’ll be walking you through his seven steps to a healthy brain. 

Many of us struggle with focus, mental fatigue, brain fog, and memory loss, and today’s guest Dr. Amen—one of America’s leading psychiatrists who has helped millions of people change their lives and is a ten-time New York Times bestselling aut...


77: How To Turn Knowledge Into Action (Oct 30th, 2018)

In this episode, I’m coming to you live from Instagram!

I get this question often - “Jim, I know what to do, but I’m not doing what I know. How do I take knowledge and turn it into power? How do I take knowledge and apply and act on the things that I know?”

Have you ever felt or done something like this before? You go to a seminar, listen to a podcast, read a book, but nothing changes.

Knowledge is not power, but it has the potential to become power only when you apply it and use it. All the ...


76: 7 Steps to Healthy Brain with Dr. Daniel Amen Part 2 (Oct 25th, 2018)

What is the secret to a healthy brain?

This is Part 2 of Dr. Daniel Amen’s trilogy, so if you have not listened to part 1 yet, I highly recommend you go back and listen to that episode first if you can.

Dr. Daniel Amen has written 10 NYT bestselling books including, “Change Your Brain, Change Your Life,” and he’s done over 100,000 brain scans in the United States, and he’s a real expert in optimizing your brain health.

In this episode, he will continue with his 7 Steps to a Healthy Brain, and...


75: Understanding Habit Triggers with James Clear (Oct 18th, 2018)

Do you watch too much Netflix or check your phone first thing in the morning?

We all have habits we want to change for the better. But how do you form healthy habits?

Usually, when we’re talking about changing habits, we’re focused mostly on the habits we want to take on, like journaling, meditating, working out at the gym, eating healthy, etc. Or getting rid of negative habits that get in our way of accomplishing the goal.

In the previous episodes, we talked about how “you create your hab...


74: 7 Steps to Healthy Brain with Dr. Daniel Amen Part 1 (Oct 11th, 2018)

What is the secret to a healthy brain?

If you’re struggling with focus, mental fatigue, brain fog, memory loss, how would you go about fixing that?

If that’s been an issue for you, then I’m really excited about this episode because I’m going take you behind the closed door of a private gathering we did for our students.

We brought in an extraordinary guest, Dr. Daniel Amen, a physician, founder of Amen Clinics and BrainMD, double board-certified psychiatrist and nine-time New York Times be...


73: Steps to Getting a Shredded Mind with Dr. Stephanie Estima (Sep 19th, 2018)

How do you have a shredded mind?

You can look at somebody’s body and see that person’s physiques, in terms of abs and biceps. But with the brain, you can’t see how fit it is off the bat. So how do you obtain it and how do you know when you have it?

To answer this question, we have a very special guest, Dr. Stephanie Estima, who is an expert in this field. She is the founder of The Health Lost, a chiropractor, a mother, and a biohacker.

Listen in as we talk about the steps to getting a shredde...


72: How To Grow From Your Mistakes (Sep 10th, 2018)

“To err is human.”

How do you deal with mistakes? This is such an important question that you’ll want to take notes on this, and I recommend you listening to it more than once.

We all make mistakes. It’s easy to forget that when we’re in the midst of a mess-up. But it’s impossible to avoid miscalculations, mishaps, both big and small.

And have you found that the busier you are, the more mistakes you’re likely to make?

Maybe you’ve hurt someone’s feelings by saying the wrong thing at the wrong...


71: How to be Unforgettable with Jordan Harbinger (Aug 24th, 2018)

A social dynamics expert and podcast host, today’s guest Jordan Harbinger has years of experience coaching clients to navigate interpersonal relationships and build on their connections.

The way we communicate with others on a daily basis contributes over time not just to our personal brand, but the circles of connections we have. Small, thoughtful messages sent daily can completely change the shape of your networks and build relationships with everyone from distant acquaintances to close fam...


70: Amplify Your Effectiveness with Ari Meisel (Aug 16th, 2018)

This week’s podcast is all about the best productivity tools— and we welcome back special guest Ari Meisel

Modern life is so busy that we all feel like we’re constantly hustling yet still falling behind. We all want more resources and advantage. And we especially want to know the secrets of how to use our minds better to become more productive. 

A productivity expert, CEO and best-selling author who has built his career on teaching others how to work smarter—not harder—today’s guest Ari Mei...


69: Activating Your Second Brain with Naveen Jain (Aug 9th, 2018)

This week’s podcast is all about activating your second brain— and we welcome back special guest Naveen Jain

Just how important is our second brain—our gut? How much does our gut influence our mind? How important is our gut to our health? Why are we spending trillions on healthcare only for many of us to get sicker? Are our genes our destiny? 

An international leader in industry disruption and founder of groundbreaking companies such as Viome and Moon Express, today’s guest Naveen Jain has ...


68: Productivity VS. Effectiveness with Ari Meisel (Aug 3rd, 2018)

Modern life is so busy that we all feel like we’re continually hustling yet still falling behind. We all want more resources and advantage, especially to know the secrets of how to use our minds better to become more productive.

A productivity expert, CEO and best-selling author who has built his career on teaching others how to work smarter—not harder—today’s guest Ari Meisel is here to tell us how we can all learn to be more effective in our daily lives and free up time for the more import...


67: How to QUIET Your Mind Kwikly (Jul 26th, 2018)

Do you have a busy mind?

We often get questions about how to calm and quiet one’s mind in our Kwik Brain Podcast FB Group. We no longer live in the age where we measure success by profit or prestige, but rather by a peace of mind. Do you agree?

Your brain is not designed to work at full steam all the time. So regularly simmering down with these tips and hacks is a brilliant move for your wellbeing in life and career.

Perhaps you wear a lot of hats and have a long list of to-do’s, and your ...


66: When To Eat For Optimal Brain Function with Max Lugavere (Jul 19th, 2018)

In previous episodes, we’ve talked about brain superfoods and what we should be eating to power a healthier, happier brain. Today’s show takes the conversation a step further as we talk about when we should be eating, and how fasting can impact our longevity and brain health. 


A common question from the Kwik Brain community has been how we can improve our brain functionality through nutrition and diet. A respected health and science journalist and author of a best-selling book on diet and b...


65: Movements that Boost Brain Performance with Aaron Alexander (Jul 9th, 2018)

In today’s episode we’ll be addressing the much-talked-about mind/body connection and exploring how optimizing our body function, posture and movements can affect our minds and improve our brain power.

An accomplished manual therapist and movement coach, today’s guest Aaron Alexander has over a decade of experience coaching clients from Olympic athletes to Hollywood actors to improve their health and streamline their daily movements. 

The way we move has lasting impacts on our health and lon...


64: Work Smart - Not Hard (Jul 2nd, 2018)

“How do you work smart, not just hard?”

There are times in life where you might find yourself overwhelmed. You might have a long to-do list, insane demand, and not enough time.

All these action items may appear to be high priority tasks, and you’re carrying the weight of it all. But it can sometimes feel a little bit unbearable. You may feel like you’re being held back or tired of the pressure, so I understand where this question is coming from.

If you’re just like the rest of us, you want...


63: The Power of Questions with Cal Fussman (Jun 8th, 2018)

What is the secret to asking great questions?

If you’re a long time or a new listener to my training, you know that I always tell people that the questions are the answer. If you want a greater understanding and comprehension when you read, then ask better questions.

In today’s episode, we’re going to talk about how to ask better questions that will give you better answers. And I can’t think of a better person to talk about this than my friend, Cal.

Calvin "Cal" Fussman is an American jour...