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Half Day Speed Reading Course delivered by Chris Lyons
who doubled the Australian Memory Record by reciting Pi to
4,400 places without error. To have a go yourself click here!

Chris has appeared on The Today Show, A Current Affair,
Today Tonight, ABC TV's Can We Help? plus demonstrated how effective
memory and reading techniques can be on radio stations all around Australia.

In September 2008 Chris won the Australian Memory Championships Names
competition by correctly memorising 46 people's names in just 5 minutes.


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Speed Reading Made Easy
Half Day Public Training Course


60 Second Summary

Blast through emails, books and reports, save valuable time, be more productive. The benefits of speed reading are obvious. In this fun, fast-paced, speed reading course you'll discover the reading techniques used by highly effective people to read faster, boost their productivity and get more done each day. Plus go beyond traditional speed reading courses by learning how to remember much more of what you read through the use of powerful memory techniques.


Saturday 18 November 2017
Bookings Open

Special - Save $100.
Details below.

Purpose Of Workshop

  • To give you a rapid introduction to the most effective Speed Reading techniques

  • To show you how to double your reading speed and tackle information overload

  • To provide you with a simple framework to help you apply and practise your new Speed Reading skills

What You'll Learn

  • Speed Reading - how well do you currently read and what's possible?

  • Why most people read below their potential and with poor comprehension

  • 4 key techniques to increase your reading speed, comprehension and recall

  • How to quickly double your reading speed through effective practice

  • How to remember more of what you read using the BDA approach

  • How and when to make notes to maximise comprehension and retention

  • How to combine speed reading with memory techniques for maximum recall

  • Reading strategies for different materials and purposes

  • Common reading traps and how to avoid them

"My reading speed more than doubled. I always had a strong memory but Chris's techniques have improved it even further. Well worth it."
John Havas, Manager Risk and Compliance, Commonwealth Bank

"Doubled my reading speed in a very short time. Simple processes, easy to remember."
Mark Elworthy, Director, Merrill Lynch

"After the first 10 minutes I learnt the simplest technique that immediately doubled my reading speed and is so easy it blew my mind. I wish they taught me this at school, doubling my reading speed and comprehension allows me to build a good momentum while Iím reading, which allows me to read faster, for longer and more focused. Thanks Chris, I loved your passion and easy approach to learning the techniques."
Phillip Allison, Real Estate Agent, Belle Property

"Most useful workshop I have attended in 25 years. Strongly recommend it for immediate results."
Jon Doovey, Director, Vincents Chartered Accountants

"What a great practical course! The first step in changing my reading habits is becoming aware of what I am doing wrong. This course has put me on the right track to doing this."
Lisa Stewart, Solicitor, Gadens Lawyers

"I've been doing the exercises through the week and just done the test today and gone from 160-170 WPM to 480 WPM, so more than double the speed and it is more focused too. Thanks for the course and info."
Kevin McAuley, Digital Marketing Expert, Sydney


Workshop Format

  • Fun, fast-paced half day training course lasting 4 hours

  • Exclusive, live and interactive small group online training

  • Limited to just 5 people to maximise personal attention and results

"The speed reading course was fantastic, It will save me time in all aspects of my life. I highly recommend this to anyone who reads."
Lucy McInnes, Boral

"Extremely useful for people who have to read large reports daily."
Dylan Jones, Complaints Officer, Crime & Misconduct Commission

"Easy to use concepts, enjoyable format. Simple ways to improve what we do daily."
Patricia Zeitz, Financial Controller, Bendigo Adelaide Bank

"Simple techniques, maximum value. Very enjoyable and useful."
Steve Bayliss, CIO, Coffs Harbour City Council

"I was amazed that I could learn to read faster which I didn't think was possible. I will most definitely use the techniques I have learnt. Recommended!"
Ally Stapleton, Para Consultant, Fusion Workforce


Workshop Delivery

  • This small group workshop is delivered live using our Online Training Platform which means that you can take part from anywhere in the world and in the comfort of your home or office, no need to travel.

  • The Online Training Platform runs in your web browser so you simply need a computer or tablet with a web cam and microphone plus a broadband internet connection.

  • You will be provided with a special link to access the Online Training Platform prior to the workshop.

"The techniques used in this workshop are deceptively simple. Chrisís approach is light-hearted and fun, which makes the training enjoyable. The resulting knowledge is a lifelong skill which will repay the course fee hundreds of times over in the course of your personal or professional life."
Robert Stevens, Director, Allied Investment Group

"Great presentation, lively and interesting. Tips regarding speed reading and memory will be of great benefit in our current roles."
Amanda, FOI, AFP Canberra

"The reading techniques are simple and will have time and productivity advantages. Very straightforward approaches to break through some long standing limitations."
Rob Riddell, Partner, Gadens Lawyers

"Very useful techniques which I can start using straight away."
Suzanne Marks, E.O., Royal Australasian College Of Physicians

"Simple steps to become an awesome reader."
Helen Blazek, Planner, Dep't. Of Planning & Community Dev't.

"Great pace, amazing techniques and tips that are easy to apply. The workshop was fun, energetic, inclusive. Thank you Chris - great value."
Judi Stanton, Research Co-ordinator, Ardoch Youth Foundation

"The presentation was one of the best I've been to - and I have been to a few! Very enjoyable, using fun to educate. Inclusive, brilliant presenter."
Pauline Lonel, Royal District Nursing Service

"A memorable presentation! Simple techniques to put in to place to assist with reading and retention."
Christiane Lamb, COO, Vincents Chartered Accountants

"Best course ever."
John Diggle, Detective, Crime And Misconduct Commission


Workshop Presenter

  • This Speed Reading Course is delivered personally by Australian Memory Record Breaker Chris Lyons. Over the last 10 years Chris has shown thousands of people how to double their reading speed and improve their memory through a unique range of public training courses and private coaching programs.

  • Chris has also been sought out to deliver speed reading training for many large organisations including Boral, McGrath Real Estate, Bendigo Adelaide Bank, Gadens Lawyers, Vincents Chartered Accountants, the Royal Australasian College of Physicians, J.P.Morgan, Deutsche Bank, the Productivity Commission and the AFP.

  • An experienced trainer and facilitator, Chris has over 10 years' commercial experience gained in senior management roles in large Australian and UK companies before starting to design and deliver Gloo Training Programs in 2004.

"Chris is an excellent presenter who is able to deliver lots of information in an easy to understand, fun and interesting way. I am in the professional training industry and Chris is right up there with the best!"
Julie Blackburn, General Manager, Beyond Success

"I found the workshop extremely valuable. Chris made what seemed like an insurmountable learning curve in memory and speed reading incredibly logical, possible and even simple - all in the space of 1 day!"
Kerry-Ann Benton, Business Development Manager, NAB

"Simple concise tools that can be used in the practical world. Delivered in a high-energy participative environment with 100% interaction. Recommend to all levels and walks of life."
Daleney Sounthakith, Quality Assurance Manager, BMW Finance

"Well presented. Simple, easily applied techniques. Remembering and intelligence are made easy by Chris."
Anthony Crandell, Commander, NSW Police Force

"A fantastic practical expose of the approaches to improving memory and reading. The pace of the day was perfect. I feel inspired to practise and apply what we covered. Had some great laughs too!"
Michele De Gabriele, Senior Manager, UBS

"Best workshop ever. Highly recommended. Fun, organised and very good presenter."
Fernando Fineza, Nurses Union NSW

"It was very interesting how much better my memory got and I also really noticed the difference in the speed of my reading. Thanks Chris, you are probably the best public speaker I have been given the opportunity to listen to."
Kristen French, High School Student, Brisbane

"Very good presenting. Chris practises what he preaches. Best course I have attended in a long time."
Sonja, Owner, Tina Cowley Reading

"Excellent course! Well presented, captured my attention 100%. Facilitator - presentation, interaction, could not be faulted."
Jennifer Taalman, Project Officer, Victorian Government

"Very engaging, practical and slick. Great session, dazzling!"
Sheryl, Principal, Melbourne School

"I realised how little I knew. Leaving excited with expanding my memory and reading skills. Will also help me educate my children. Highly recommended."
Travis Brown, Director, Hocking Stuart

"Intellectually stimulating and entertaining. Very rare to find a workshop that provides the two. Would recommend this workshop to anyone who genuinely wants to succeed."
Zana, Law Student, Melbourne University



Attendee Feedback

The ability to read quickly and rapidly absorb information is an essential skill from which anyone and everyone can benefit. Which is why Chris's Speed Reading Courses have been attended by a wide range of people from students through to CEOs.

This is just a small selection of comments from people who have attended our Speed Reading programs. What's more, Chris has now been running training courses and coaching programs for over 10 years without a single customer complaint or refund request. Not one.

"The course allowed me, and the other participants, to learn critical techniques that improve memory, reading and comprehension. Essential skills when required to read a lot of business information."
Steve McGrath, General Manager, Coffs Harbour City Council

"Very useful practical techniques for an essential life skill for any successful executive."
Mitchell Taylor, Managing Director, Taylors Wines

"Wow! What an interesting workshop. It increased my reading speed and improved my memory. Great presentation."
Tina Yang, University Student, Brisbane

"Fantastic methodology to create, develop and memorise a presentation. A simple yet highly effective set of techniques to implement easily."
David Allen, Cloud Specialist, Verizon

"One of the best training courses I've done."
Michael Musson, Director, Australian Bureau Of Statistics

"Great practical suggestions that will easily be incorporated into my daily work schedules. Very entertaining delivery."
Ann Dalton, ACT Branch Director, Pharmacy Guild of Australia

"Exceeded even my own expectations. Gloo's techniques are outstanding with undeniable results."
Jenny Jones, CFO, Victorian Curriculum & Assessment Authority

"Provided what I was looking for. I have been to many seminars that were much more costly and did not provide half the quality information provided. Recommended!"
Isaac Prakash, Consultant, UPSS

"Fantastic content and delivery. Chris is an amazingly engaging presenter and kept the whole group interested throughout. Definitely worth the money."
Martin Cholewka, IT Consultant, Melbourne

"I'm amazed at the simple techniques demonstrated throughout the training. Speed reading techniques were simple yet highly effective. If only these techniques were implemented in the education system!"
Rhiannon Peterson, Owner, SQC International

"Loved it! Great presenting and interaction from Chris. Valuable information and tools I will use across all spectrums of my life. I will definitely be recommending Gloo! P.S. Outstanding value for money."
Emma, Key Account Director, Sydney

"A must for business people."
Bronwyn Matthews, General Manager, Mercury Telephones


To read more customer feedback on our unique blend of training Click Here.

How Much?

  • Half day, small group workshop = $395 including GST.

  • *Special* = $295, a saving of $100.
    Applies to all workshops booked and paid for by 30 September.

Any Group/Student/Senior Discounts?

  • 10% Group Discount: book 2 or more places at the same course at the same time and receive a further 10% discount off the total cost

  • $50 Student/Senior Discount: if you are a High School, University or Mature student, or you are a Senior aged over 60, then to assist you with the cost of the workshop you receive a further $50 reduction off the above prices and pay just $245 with the current Special. To obtain the Student/Senior Discount simply complete and return the Student/Senior Discount Booking Form.

Next Course Dates

Information updated daily and correct as at . Our next Half Day Speed Reading Public Courses are taking place in:

- November 2017

  • 9am to 1pm on Saturday 18 November 2017
    Live Online Small Group Workshop
    - Bookings Open, Maximum 5 People, Places Available


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Dates Not Convenient?

If you can't make one of the above dates, some other options...

1 To 1 Speed Reading Program. We also offer a private, one to one version of this training covering the exact same content and techniques as in the above public workshop. Available all year round, you can take the program at the time which works best for you either live online or face-to-face at Gloo in Sydney. The 1 To 1 Speed Reading Program can be completed all in one half day or if you prefer over two separate shorter sessions one week apart. Find out more about the 1 To 1 Speed Reading Program.

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Who Uses Gloo Techniques?

Gloo Public Workshops, Corporate Training Sessions and Personal Coaching Programs have been attended by people from many organisations, including the following...

FINANCE/INSURANCE

Allied Investment Group
American Express
AMP
ANZ
AON
AXA
Bankwest
Bendigo And Adelaide Bank
BMW Financial Services
BT
Citigroup
Choice Home Loans
Commonwealth Bank
Coverforce
Deutsche Bank
DNW Group
Grant Thornton
Halletts Financial Services
Hill Rogers
J.P.Morgan
Lifebroker
Macquarie Bank
Marsh
MCCA
Merrill Lynch
Morgan Stanley
National Australia Bank
QBE
Queensland Investment Corporation
Rodgers Reidy
Shannons Insurance
State Super NSW
State Trustees
Suncorp
Tripoint
UBS
Westpac

LEGAL/ACCOUNTING

Ascent Audit Canberra
Blake Dawson Waldron
CPA Australia
Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu
Gadens Lawyers
GMK Partners
Grant Thornton
Henry Davis York
HWL Ebsworth Lawyers
Institute Of Chartered Accountants
Kelly Partners
KJB Law Canberra
KPMG
Lawler Partners
Maddocks
Mallesons Stephen Jacques
Pitcher Partners
PKF Chartered Accounting
PricewaterhouseCoopers
Thomson Geer

HEALTH/COMMUNITY

ABC Radio
Alfred Health
Amgen
Ardoch Youth Foundation
Assessments Australia
Aspen Medical
Atherton Hospital
Biogen
Citywide Fitness
Girl Guides Australia
Hills Street Group
Jenny's Early Learning Centre
Lantern Clubs
Life Without Barriers
Medicare
Maari Ma Health Aboriginal Corporation
Mayne Health
Melbourne City Mission
National Surgical Corporation
NSW Nurses And Midwives' Association
OCAV
Queensland Health
Rapid Personal Training
Royal District Nursing Service
Royal Australasian College Of Physicians
Samaritan Foundation
SDA Church
TEAR Australia
Ted Noffs Foundation
The Spine Centre Brisbane
Vision Personal Training
WorkCover Queensland
WorkCover NSW

EDUCATION

Academic Colleges Group NZ
Academy of Mary Immaculate Melbourne
Alexandra Secondary College
Ambrose Treacy College Brisbane
Australian Catholic University
Australian Institute Of Applied Sciences
Australian National University
Authentic Education
Bond University
Box Hill TAFE
Cabramatta High School
Catholic Education Office
Condell Park High School
Cromwell Secondary College NZ
Donvale Christian College Melbourne
Farm Cove Intermediate School NZ
Geelong Grammar School
Grace College Brisbane
Healesville High School
Jannali High School
Lavalla Catholic College Traralgon
Lilydale High School
Massey University NZ
Melbourne Business School
Mental Blank
Macquarie University
Monash University
Mooroolbark College
Pass GAMSAT
Pearson
Preshil Senior School Kew
Pymble Ladies' College
Queensland University Of Technology
RMIT
Rosebank College Sydney
Saudi Student Association Brisbane
South West TAFE Victoria
St Aloysius College Sydney
St Clare's College Canberra
Sydney University
Sydney Medical School
TAFE NSW
Tuggerah Lakes Secondary College
University Of Canberra
University Of Melbourne
University Of Newcastle
University Of New South Wales
University Of Queensland
University Of Southern Queensland
University Of Technology Sydney
University Of The Third Age
Upper Yarra Secondary College
Victoria University
Western Sydney University
Yarra Hills Secondary College

CONSUMER PRODUCTS/
SERVICES/RETAIL

2XU
Accor Hotels
Australia Post
Betfair
BMW
Boost Juice Bars
Bunnings
City West Water
Coles
Costa Group
David Jones
Frostbland
GiggedIn
Lanier
McDonalds Australia
Mercury Telephones
Metcash
Metlink
Microsoft
NRMA
North Melbourne Football Club
Optus
Origin Energy
RACV
Sotheby's
Target
Telstra
Verizon
Victorian Amateur Football Association
Vodafone
V/Line
Yarra Trams
Yoram Gross Films









FEDERAL GOVERNMENT

Airservices Australia
ASIC
Australian Bureau Of Statistics
Australian Defence Force
Australian Federal Police
Australian Research Council
Australian Taxation Office
Attorney-General's Department
Comcare
Commonwealth Ombudsman
Commonwealth Treasury
Defence Material Organisation
Department Of Agriculture, Fisheries And Forestry
Department Of Agriculture And Water Resources
Department Of Communications And The Arts
Department Of Corrections NZ
Department Of The Environment
Department Of Defence
Department Of Education
Department Of Families, Housing, Community Services And Indigenous Affairs
Department Of Foreign Affairs And Trade
Department Of Health
Department Of Human Services
Department Of Prime Minister And Cabinet
National Museum Of Australia
NOPTA
Productivity Commission
Royal Australian Air Force
Royal Australian Navy
Royal Military College Duntroon

LOCAL GOVERNMENT

Audit Office of New South Wales
Bayside City Council
Brimbank City Council
Cardinia Shire Council
City Of Canterbury
City Of Melbourne
City Of Port Phillip
City Of Stonnington
City Of Whittlesea
City Of Yarra
City Of Sydney
Coffs Harbour City Council
Crime And Misconduct Commission QLD
Department Of Community Safety QLD
Department Of Education VIC
Department Of Education And Communities NSW
Department Of Environment ACT
Department of Environment and Primary Industries VIC
Department Of Human Services VIC
Department Of Justice QLD
Department Of Planning And Community Dev't VIC
Department Of Premier And Cabinet QLD
Department Of Sustainability And Environment VIC
Fire and Rescue NSW
Hydro Tamanina
Inner West Council
Isaac Regional Council
Infrastructure Association of Queensland
Kingston City Council
Lake Macquarie City Council
Liverpool City Council
Macedon Ranges Shire Council
Mackay Regional Council
Mitchell Shire Council
NSW Environment Protection Authority
NSW Police Force
NSW Public Service Commission
Parliament Of Victoria
Parliament Of Queensland
Penrith City Council
Port Authority Of NSW
Queensland Ambulance Service
Railcorp
Roads and Maritime Services NSW
Shoalhaven City Council
State Revenue Office Victoria
Strathbogie Shire Council
Victorian Auditor-General's Office
Victorian Curriculum And Assessment Authority
Victoria Police
Wyndham City Council

PROPERTY/CONSTRUCTION

Abergeldie Complex Infrastructure
Bechtel
Belle Property
Brookfield Multiplex
CBS Prjoects
CSR
Davids Real Estate
Desyne Developments
First National
Goodman
Grocon
Hansen Yuncken
Hocking Stuart
Inspire Concrete
Jones Lang Lasalle
JP Dixon
Lean Field Developments
LendLease
Look Property Group
Love Real Estate
Matrix Group
McVay Real Estate
Mirvac
McGrath Real Estate
Nelson Alexander Real Estate
Parsons Brinckerhoff
Plantation Homes
PrimeBuild
Ray White Group
The Planning Group
Urbis
Williams Real Estate
Your Empire
Your Style Homes

BUSINESS SERVICES/INDUSTRIAL

Airmaster Australia
Admatic
Alstom Australia
APA Group
APN
APNIC
ASC
Associated Grain
Aurizon
Australian Council For International Development
Australian Institute For Commercialisation
Australian Vinyls
BAE Systems
BHP
Billi
Boral
BWM Advertising
CBG Systems
Cisco Systems
Citadel Group
Clover Fields
Colmar Brunton
Control Equipment Pty Ltd
Corporate Risk Ratings
Delta Agribusiness
Elders
EMC
eWater
Green Light Media
HSY Autoparts
JCDecaux
K.W. Doggett
Konnect Digital
Linfox
Mobility Engineering
National Protective Services
NewSat
OfficeMax
Pitt & Sherry
PM Partners Group
Primary Communications
Rio Tinto
Recovery Partners
Snowy Hydro
Siemens
SP Ausnet
Sylvan Australia
Tanna Partners
Texas Productions
The Pharmacy Guild Of Australia
Thiess
UGL
Vector NZ
Vemco Services
Water Wise Trucks Australia
Weir Minerals
Worley Parsons

TRAINING/DEVELOPMENT

Corporate Training & Life Coaching Institute
Entrepreneurs' Organization
Fusion Workforce
McMillan Staff Development
Ontrack Employment
Rogen International
Young Presidents' Organization
- Melbourne, Sydney, Perth
Young Professionals Network Tasmania

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