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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.


93: Decoding the Female Brain with Dr. Stephanie Estima (Jan 10th, 2019)

Have you noticed the difference when communicating with women and men? Are men really from Mars and women are from Venus?

In this episode, we’re coming to you live with Dr. Stephanie Estima, who’s back with us to decode women’s brain.

Dr. Stephanie is a big-hearted, energetic, and compassionate healer dedicated to changing lives through evidence-based health strategies like chiropractic, nutrition, fitness, and mindset.

She is the owner and clinic director of The Health Loft, a chiropractic c...


92: Applying Exponential Thinking to Organizations with Salim Ismail (Jan 3rd, 2019)

Today’s business climate has been marked by the rise of organizations built on the principles of exponential thinking—think Github, Airbnb, and Uber. Companies stuck in old linear thinking patterns, like Kodak, have gone out of business. We can no longer rely on repetitiveness and old ideas to get us through—to achieve success in such a competitive climate, we need to be thinking bigger, and constantly changing and developing. 

In this episode, we welcome back special guest Salim Ismail! If y...


91: Sleep, Eat, Move & Think Better with Dr. Greg Wells Part 2 (Dec 31st, 2018)

In this episode, we’re continuing our conversation with Dr. Greg Wells from the last segment about how to sleep, eat, move, and think better. He’s sharing more tips on how to create micro wins throughout your day to start healthy habits for your brain.

Sleep better, and you’ll eat better. Eat better, and you’ll move more. And if you move more, you’ll sleep better and ultimately think and feel better. This is the ripple effect of good health and high performance. And it’s also why you don’t ha...


90: Sleep, Eat, Move & Think Better with Dr. Greg Wells Part 1 (Dec 27th, 2018)

How do you create a ripple effect of learning and living better?

We’re excited to have Dr. Greg Wells with us today. He’s the author of a new book called, Ripple Effect, how to optimize our lives for high performance.

Sleep better, and you’ll eat better. Eat better, and you’ll move more. And if you move more, you’ll sleep better and ultimately think and feel better. This is the ripple effect of good health and high performance. And it’s also why you don’t have to make major changes or sacrifi...


89: 10X Your Mental Performance with Salim Ismail (Dec 20th, 2018)

Your life is a reflection of your thinking. So how do you become an exponential thinker?

Our guest today, Salim Ismail, is an expert exponential thinker, and he’s here with us to talk about how to 10X your mental performance at work and life.

Salim is the founding executive director of Singularity University, and its current global ambassador. He travels around the world sharing a global perspective on the impact of breakthrough technologies and how organizations can leverage these disruption...


88: Eating for Your Brain with Dr. Lisa Mosconi (Dec 13th, 2018)

How do you have better focus? How do you improve your memory? How do you improve your thinking ability? What are the best foods for your brain?

What you eat matters, especially for your gray matter.

And who better to have this discussion with than Dr. Lisa Mosconi? She’s the author of an incredible book called, Brain Food, a must-read for anyone interested in having a healthy and powerful brain.

Dr. Mosconi holds a Ph.D. degree in Neuroscience and Nuclear Medicine and is a certified Integr...


87: Protecting Your Brain from 4 Invisible Super-Villains with Ben Greenfield (Dec 6th, 2018)

What are the invisible super-villains that are wreaking havoc on your brain?

This topic is near and dear to my heart. Through this podcast series, I love sharing with you the things we can do to level up our brains, and while it’s important to talk about what to do, it’s also important to cover the obstacles, the invisible forces that are taking you away and holding you back.

To discuss this topic, we have Ben Greenfield, NYT Bestselling Author of “Beyond Training.” Ben is a professional ob...


86: Conquer Your Mind with Wim Hof (Nov 29th, 2018)

How do you conquer your mind for greater happiness, strength, and health?


We have a very special guest today, Wim Hof. Wim got his nickname “The Iceman” after he broke many records with regards to resisting cold. Some of his feats include climbing Mount Kilimanjaro in shorts, running a half marathon above the Arctic Circle on his bare feet, and standing in a container while covered with ice cubes for more than 112 minutes.


Wim is convinced that our bodies are capable of doing the same exc...


85: How to Activate Your Multi-Sensory Learning (Nov 26th, 2018)

How do you become a multi-sensory learner?

You may be asking, “what is a multi-sensory learner? Is it going to help me with my focus? Is it going to help me retain information better? Is it going to make me a creative thinker?” And my answer is astounding, YES.

Multi-sensory learning is the idea that individuals learn better if you were taught using more than one of your senses.

When it comes to learning, the more senses you stimulate, the more you’re able to learn and attain new knowledge...


84: How to Release Happy Brain Chemicals with Radha Agrawal (Nov 22nd, 2018)

How do we release happy brain chemicals and not feel loneliness


Studies are indicating that loneliness leads to Alzheimer, dementia, and other mental challenges. Even though we’re more connected than ever before via social media, the level of loneliness people feel have been arising.


To dive deeper into this topic, I have my good friend, Radha Agrawal, in the studio today!


Radha is a community force, successful entrepreneur (Co-Founder THINX, LiveItUp), author, globe-trotting speaker, D...


83: Four Superpowers I Learned from Stan Lee (Nov 19th, 2018)

I wanted to make this special episode to tribute to our superhero friend, Stan Lee. I’m bringing this episode to you from New York City, where he co-created some of my very favorite superheroes of all time.

In this episode, I’m going to share with you FOUR superpowers, mental/mindset superpowers, that I learned from the legend himself.

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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...