Tips for Remembering Names by Memory Expert, Chester Santos 1) As soon as someone introduces themself to you, immediately repeat their name. Nice to meet you, Jack. That's it. Very simple. It may seem obvious, but most of the time when we are introduced to someone, our mind is on all sorts of things other than the person's name and we pay no attention to it. This first step forces you to pay attention for at least one second to the name in order to repeat it. 2) Ask the person a question using their name. Jack, how do you know Chester? Or...Jack, how long have you...
In this memory tip, Chester Santos, the International Man of Memory, and 2008 U.S. Memory Champion, gives the reason why so many people can remember a person's face and not their name. If you can activate multiple senses, then the person's moniker will be easier to remember. And this is so important, because as Dale Carnegie says in his book How to Win Friends and Influence People, there is no better word to a person's ears than their name. At his one-day workshop, Chester spends an entire segment just on how to remember peoples names. At his seminars, starts each workshop out by naming the first names of...
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 26, 2013 Contact: ROI Catalysts (310) 564-6831 Proven Track Record: STILL SHARP AS A TACK, INTERNATIONAL MAN OF MEMORY TURNS FOCUS TO HELPING OTHERS San Francisco's “International Man of Memory” Teaches Extreme Brain Power Skills Through Memory-Building Workshops, Proving Success With Man With Dyslexia, Attention Deficit Disorder SAN FRANCISCO – Known simply as The International Man of Memory, Chester Santos has one of the best minds in the U.S. His ability to memorize cards, random numbers, and names and faces with ease has made him an 8-time finalist and 2008 winner of the U.S. Memory Championship. Now, Santos, a UC...
Harry Villegas came to Chester Santos, a.k.a. The International Man of Memory, unable to remember even three numbers in a row. He asked Chester to help change that. One year later Villegas competed alongside the 2008 U.S. Memory Champion in NYC and memorized 76 random numbers and 40 cards.
BRUSHING UP ON BRAIN POWER: CHAMPIONSHIP MEMORY EXPERT TAKES REMEMBERING TO A NEW EXTREME “International Man of Memory” Mentors Man With Dyslexia SAN FRANCISCO – A San Francisco Bay Area man well-known around the United States and abroad as the “International Man of Memory” for having a memory capacity beyond being sharp as a tack, is taking his talents and skills to a new and interesting level: helping others to overcome dyslexia and attention deficit disorder by achieving extraordinary memory skills. In fact, Chester Santos will be in New York City on...
In 2008, Chester Santos, the International Man of Memory, hoisted the trophy as the champion. But what people don't know about the 7-time finalist is that he very nearly won the 2006 crown as well. Instead that went to Joshua Foer, who later wrote the book "Moonwalking With Einstein," which became a New York Times Bestseller. "Literally, if he and I were seated in different seats, I would have won," Chester said. "Instead he did and ended up getting the big book deal. It was the luck of the draw." Chester was eliminated in a challenge called "Three Strike and You're Out," where contestants had to...
Chester Santos, the International Man of Memory, talks about why if you remember with your eyes, you might soon forget everything else. At his one-day workshop, Chester starts the session with a mental exercise that involves hearing, seeing and smelling. If you go, you'll realize the power of your brain. If you have a company or group of people, Chester is also available for speaking engagements.
For most, smart phones have become a second brain. Especially when it comes to storing contact information. Thousands of names, addresses, emails, and phone numbers. The problem is that as technology allows us to do more and more, it hurts our cognitive skills. Chester Santos, The International Man of Memory, who devotes his life to helping people restore their ability to process thoughts and sharpen memory skills says that he is amazed at the negative impact technology has made on the mind. "It has gotten so bad that not only do people not remember their contact's numbers, but I've met many people who can't even...