Managers Take a Trip Down Memory Lane

Management Services, April 1999 | Go to article overview

Managers Take a Trip Down Memory Lane


Remembering names, faces, facts and figures is not just a luxury but an essential business skill, which all managers can learn.

That's the good news from the Institute of Management (IM) which runs a popular one day course, Effective Memory and Learning Techniques and is now launching a new book on the subject. Effective Memory Techniques in a week, published by Hodder and Stoughton, is packed with accessible information on improving your memory in just seven days.

Both the guide and the one-day course demonstrate techniques that managers can learn which hold the key to an effective memory. The main message is that the creative mind makes information memorable, therefore, imagination is essential for an effective memory.

Effective Memory Techniques in a week provides a series of techniques on a day by day basis, designed to improve creativity and identify personal learning styles. The guide gives information in the format of checklists, action points and diagrams. Managers can learn to remember names, schedules, documents, numbers and lists. …

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