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How to Improve Reading and Writing Comprehension with Mind Maps

Alice Jones posted on 20 February 2018

A mind map can be described as a graphic organizer or a diagram that assists students or people, in general, to visualize what they are reading and discover connections between distinct pieces of information.

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Where to Find Motivation for Students During Exams

Alice Jones posted on 8 February 2018

Exam time is never considered a fun time even by straight A students. Lack of motivation hence becomes a significant setback for a majority of them. Students need to be motivated for them to excel in their exams.

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The Value Of Mind Mapping For Students

Olivia posted on 31 January 2018

Mind mapping can be a game changer for students. Find out how to take andvantage and utilize mind mapping during your student days, improve your results and retain memory.

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Top 5 ways to keep employee productivity high in a period of deadline pressure

Olivia posted on 28 December 2017

Employee productivity is one of the basic preconditions of business success. However, most companies are struggling to maintain a high level of efficiency, especially in the period of deadline pressure. 

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3 Psychology Research Studies Regarding Mind Mapping

William Melton posted on 20 December 2017

There are plenty of authors that have researched mind mapping so let’s take a look at 3 of2 the authors and their respective research in this area.

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How To Use Lessons Learned To Avoid Project Failure

Elizabeth Harrin posted on 19 December 2017

Capturing lessons learned is something we should do throughout a project. There’s often a specific review point at the end of a stage or phase, or the end of the project overall and yet many team leaders don’t do it. Why?

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How To Prioritize Your Projects

Elizabeth Harrin posted on 6 November 2017

Whether you are working on big or small projects, or simply trying to organize your personal priorities on your To Do list, a mindmap is a great way to structure your thoughts.

In this article we look at a simple framework for prioritizing your projects across an entire business portfolio.

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5 Unusual Uses for Mindmaps

Elizabeth Harrin posted on 13 October 2017

Mindmaps are great for facilitated workshops, creativity sessions, brain dumps and all that – I’m sure I don’t need to tell you that they are one of the top tools for organizing your thoughts in a business setting.

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5 Tips For Making Your Data Understood

Elizabeth Harrin posted on 18 September 2017

It’s easy to talk about making your business more visual, but how do you actually do it in a way that is informative and not simply decorative? Here are 5 tips for communicating in a more visual way and making sure that your data is understood – and isn’t just a graph for a graph’s sake.

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Infographic: 11 Habits That Can Absolutely Transform Your Productivity

Lucy Benton posted on 25 July 2017

In an ever-changing world around us, it’s quite hard to set aside all the noise and just focus on our goals. Abundance of information makes it hard to take decisions, which consequently influences our productivity. There are so many opinions we hear every day that it becomes quite hard to decide for ourselves what is right for each of us. 

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7 Ways to use Mind Maps in your Business Reports

Elizabeth Harrin posted on 28 June 2017

They say a picture tells a story better than words, and that definitely true at work too. Using mindmaps is a professional (and easy) way of introducing a visual element into your work.

There are lots of different types of reports that we are expected to do at work, and they all have the same aim of trying to make it easy to communicate something.

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Get the owner mentality into you company

Hans Buskes posted on 8 June 2017

As an interim communications / marketing manager I have a mantra that I frequently use in the companies that hire me. When a member of the team advices for example a campaign that is expensive and from previous efforts we know it is not very effective, I react: "If this was your own company, would you pay for that campaign?"

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Help! Why Can’t I Get My Manager To Make A Decision?

Elizabeth Harrin posted on 19 May 2017

Have you ever been working on something and needed your manager to make a decision? You ask them. And then chase them. And chase again.

Without an answer, you can’t move forward because you don’t know what course of action is best – or what they would want you to do. So the task stalls, and in the worst cases, doesn’t pick up again.

This is a real problem for lots of people at work, and there are four main reasons why it takes so long to get a decision. When you understand these, you can work around them and help your manager get what they need so that you can get your answer and everyone can get back to work.

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How To Create Visual Blog Content With Mind Maps

Brenda Berg posted on 28 April 2017

Mind mapping isn't a new phenomenon, in fact, it's been around for at least 30 years already. However, it's a technique that's often underused in blogging. It's one of the best ways to get information across to your reader in a fun and easy to understand way. Here's how to create them, and how to use them when you're blogging.

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5 Ways to Define Project Objectives

Elizabeth Harrin posted on 24 March 2017

Does your project have clear objectives? I hope so: these should be written into the business case and Project Charter. Having objectives is crucial to knowing what it is you are trying to achieve and whether you are on track to get there or not.

You don’t have to have the job title of ‘Project Manager’ to find yourself working on a project these days. Lots of people have responsibility for initiatives, big and small, that are essentially projects. You have to clarify your objectives for...

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