"If you fight for your limitations, you get to keep them."
- Jim Kwik
Hey guys, welcome back to ONKEN RADIO (formerly NION Radio), the podcast where we explore the body, mind, and soul of the creative entrepreneur. It's my goal to help you take your creativity, business, and life to the next level. I'm so glad you're joining me on this journey!
Before we get into the episode, I want to ask you a question: Have you ever wanted to become limitless? It's an easy question, right? Why wouldn't you want to be limitless? Imagine the kind of Creative Alchemy you could produce if you unlocked your full potential and kept growing in your abilities! Today, I've got a brilliant man who's going to help you expand your mind and optimize your brain.
I'm happy to have my friend and brain coach Jim Kwik on today’s show! This will actually be the second time in which I've had Jim on the show. He first appeared in Episode 26, so make sure to check that out once you're done with this episode.
Jim is an absolutely brilliant guy, and his teachings will completely change your art and your life. Today, we're going to cover some of the lessons from Jim's new book, Limitless, including how to upgrade your brain, how technology can hurt your mental health, and how to shift from survival mode to thrival mode. You're going to learn a ton of helpful tips and advice today, so let's dive in!
Who Is Jim Kwik?
Jim Kwik is an author, founder and CEO of Kwik Learning, and host of the Kwik Brain with Jim Kwik podcast, where he gives expert weekly advice to improve yourself. He also teaches tools for speed reading and improving memory to various celebrities and actors, including Hugh Jackman, Jim Carey, and Will Smith.
Jim has such an inspiring background. After experiencing a brain injury as a young child, Jim developed a learning disability. He fell behind in his schooling, and he wasn't able to read for much of his childhood. That all changed when he discovered the power of the mind and how to improve it. Jim spent years researching and optimizing his brain, and from his experience optimizing himself, he now teaches expert courses on how to boost your brain and unlock your potential.
Jim recently released his new book Limitless: Upgrade You Brain, learn Anything Faster, and Unlock Your Exceptional Life. In his book, Jim uses his 28 years of teaching as a brain coach to advise readers on how to upgrade their brain and memory. Guys, this book will completely change your life. I absolutely loved it, so make sure to pick up a copy here. You’re definitely going to want this book after you hear all of Jim’s helpful and fascinating advice on today’s episode!
Upgrading Your Brain
We kicked off our interview by discussing the purpose of Jim's new book and his teachings. His main focus of the book is teaching tools for upgrading your brain and improving your learning abilities. Jim observed that very people focus on improving their minds:
"More people upgrade their phones than they do their brain. … [Limitless is] a guide to be able to really tap your full human potential."
- Jim Kwik
You can use Jim's principles of advancing your brain to improve your life and reach whatever goals you have. Upgrading your mind can move you closer to your financial goals, relationship goals, career goals, and even artistic goals!
People often want to improve themselves, but they feel trapped because they're unsure where to start. So how can we start improving our brains to reach our goals?
"The key [is] to get out of … metaphorical boxes. … And so there [are] three dimensions that keep us in that box. These three elements, I call them 'the three M's,' and they're the three M's of becoming limitless."
- Jim Kwik
Here are the three areas that we need to work on in order to break out of our confinement and become...