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 Program you will discover the reading techniques used by highly effective people to read faster, boost their productivity and achieve more each day. Plus go beyond traditional Speed Reading Programs by learning how to remember much more of what you read through the use of powerful Memory Techniques. Delivered in person by Australian Memory Record Breaker Chris Lyons.
You can take this Private Speed Reading Program from anywhere in Australia using Zoom. In Sydney? You can also do the Program face-to-face at Gloo in Balmain or directly in your home.
For your convenience, you can choose between two formats each of which covers the same material, whether done online or face-to-face:
OPTION A: Half Day Program. Delivered in x1 four hour session, either a morning or an afternoon. Perfect if you want to cover all the material in the shortest possible time and in just one go.
OPTION B: 2 Session Program. Delivered in x2 two hour sessions one week apart. Ideal if you find two shorter, separate coaching sessions more convenient.
With both options, the program is broken up in to a number of short modules each of which covers one or several key strategies or techniques, which progressively build on each other through the course of the training. The material is delivered in a fun, relaxed and humorous fashion to ensure maximum engagement and retention. Regular short breaks are also taken to maintain attention and focus. In this way, it is possible to easily absorb and learn the techniques covered whether done in x1 four hour session or over x2 separate two hour sessions.
If you live in Sydney, this Program can be done face-to-face at Gloo in Balmain. It can also be delivered directly in your home within the Sydney metropolitan area at no extra charge if done in one session.
Not in Sydney? The Program can also be done live online from the comfort of your home using Zoom, which means you simply need a computer or tablet with a webcam and microphone and a broadband internet connection in order to take part. See the FAQ below for more details.
This Speed Reading Program is delivered live and in person by Chris Lyons who doubled the Australian Memory Record by reciting Pi to 4,400 places without error and won the Australian Memory Championships Names competition by correctly memorising 46 people's names in just 5 minutes. Chris has appeared on The Today Show, A Current Affair, Today Tonight, ABC TV and has demonstrated how effective Speed Reading and Memory techniques can be on radio stations all around Australia. Chris also 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 2003.
An experienced trainer and facilitator, Chris has been running Speed Reading Programs for over 15 years and has never had a single customer complaint or refund request. Not one. Because Gloo training is fun, fast and effective. Here is just a small selection of comments from people who have taken our Speed Reading Programs.
"My reading speed more than doubled after just one session. 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
"Very useful method on how to approach reading for maximum retention and understanding. Currently reading 2 books a month and look forward to applying these principles to cover even more content. Chris was super effective in teaching. Highly recommended!"
Edric Taing, Manager, Stecs Trading Pty Ltd
"The speed reading course was fantastic - it will save me time in all aspects of my life. I would highly recommend this to anyone who reads."
Lucy McInnes, Boral
"Lots of tools and tricks to implement easily and immediately. I loved your delivery and the flow of the coaching program. Thanks Chris."
Tiffany Cooney, Sales Manager, BMW Sydney
"A brilliant approach to speed reading and memory coaching. Truly original and refreshing. It was enjoyable and great to learn these skills that will help improve my focus and productivity. Would highly recommend Chris."
Michael Barca, Sales Professional, Sydney
"One of the main areas of benefit for me is that the information provided has allowed me to maximise my organisational productivity. Highly recommended."
Anne Oakley, Manager, Melbourne Citymission
"A lot of value in increasing your reading speed and memory. With just one session I have at least doubled my reading speed. Highly recommended!"
Vinh Luu, Business Improvement Consultant, Sydney
"Very straightforward and informative. Enjoyed it immensely and achieved results quickly. Thank you very much."
Bernard Walker, Director, Clover Fields Penrith
"The biggest benefits for me have been that I can now remember when I need to and cover a lot more written material than previously - a significant boost to my productivity."
Lyndie Spurr, (Former) Executive General Manager, Royal District Nursing Service
The Speed Reading Program costs $595 including GST. If you are interested in the program but it is beyond your budget at present, you can reduce the cost by taking the program together with a friend, colleague or family member. See question 4 below for details.
Book this Program today and pay just $495. Special applies to Half Day Programs booked and paid for by 30 June 2021 for delivery any time between now and 30 September 2021.
Here are the answers to some frequently-asked questions about this program. If you have other questions before you register for your Gloo 1 To 1 Program, feel free to call us on 02 9089 8892.
Available all year round and at a time to suit you, this Private Speed Reading Program can be taken on weekdays, Saturdays and selected Sundays. Sessions take place during the daytime and are also available on selected weekday evenings.
Face-to-face sessions take place in Balmain in Sydney's Inner West which is 5km or 10 minutes from Sydney CBD Google map. Face-to-face sessions take place during the daytime. Alternatively, programs can also be delivered at your home or place of work within the Sydney metropolitan area at no extra charge, if done in one session. Not in Sydney or prefer not to travel? This Program can also be done from the comfort and convenience of your home via Zoom.
For Gloo Online Programs we use Zoom a web-based platform which runs in any web browser and on any device, which means you simply need a computer or tablet with a webcam and microphone and a broadband internet connection in order to take part. It is also possible to attend using a smart phone. To learn more about Zoom Click Here. We’ve been running Online Programs for adults and students for many years and they are a great alternative to face-to-face courses. The week prior to your program we will send you a Zoom link to access your Online Program, together with the program handouts in one easy-to-print PDF document.
Yes, you can take this program with up to two additional people at the same time. The cost for each additional person is $200 including GST. So if you take the Half Day Program with a friend or colleague, with our current Special the total cost is $495 + $200 = $695 or c$350 each.
Learning how to study effectively is crucial to academic success. For this reason, we offer separate 1 to 1 programs specifically tailored to the needs of students:
For high school students we also run a special Small Group Public Study Skills Course regularly throughout the year in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and online.
We regularly run small group public courses open to all, a cheaper option to a private program. For upcoming dates and to find out more visit Memory/Speed Reading Group Courses.
Yes, it can be delivered for teams either face-to-face in small groups or online via Zoom. For details please Contact Us.
Registering for your Gloo 1 To 1 Speed Reading Program is quick and easy. Simply complete the brief form below and then hit 'Submit'. We'll then be in touch within 24 business hours for a quick chat to check that the program is right for you and to discuss your preferred session time(s). If you choose to go ahead we will book in the date(s) and ask you to pay for your program via credit card, PayPal or bank transfer.
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If you are interested in speed reading but need a little help to decide which training option is right for you, then simply contact us for a quick chat. Call us on 02 9089 8892 or if you prefer Contact Us via email.