10 Real Life Uses of Mind Maps

Tea posted on 18 April 2018

Uses of Mind Maps

Mind mapping and mind maps can be used on many different ways, and find applications in many scenarios. We selected 10 examples of real-life uses of mind maps.

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How to Improve Reading and Writing Comprehension with Mind Maps

Alice Jones posted on 20 February 2018

Improve reading and writing with mind maps

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

Motivation for students during examsExam 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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Promoting Independent Studying with Mind Mapping

Olivia posted on 31 January 2018

Independent studing with mind mappingMind mapping can be a game changer for students. Find out how to take advantage 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

Keeping employee productivity highEmployee 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

Research Studies Regarding Mind MappingThere are plenty of authors that have researched mind mapping so let’s take a look at 3 of 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

Using lesson lerned can help in avoiding failureThere’s often a specific review point at the end of a stage or phase, or the end of the project overall, especially for lessons learning, and yet many team leaders don’t do it. Why? Because sometimes it is a difficult task to do, or they don’t have time for doing it.

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How To Prioritize Your Projects

Elizabeth Harrin posted on 6 November 2017

How to prioritize your projectsWhether you are working on a big or small project, or simply trying to organize your personal priorities on your To Do list, a mind map is a great way to structure your thoughts.

In this article, we will 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

Unusual Uses of Mind MapsMindmaps 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

How to Understand Your DataIt’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

Getting rid of unnecessary things is the first step to becoming productiveIn an ever-changing world around us, it’s quite hard to set aside all the noise and just focus on our goals. The abundance of information makes it hard to make 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

Business reports are very important for every projectThey say a picture tells a story better than words, and that is definitely true when it comes to working as well. Using different types of mind maps is a professional and easy way of introducing a visual element into your work.

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Get the owner mentality into you company

Hans Buskes posted on 8 June 2017

To have success as a company, you’ll have to create an owners cultureAs 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 advises, 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?" Usually, the answer is no.

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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

Blogging could benefit of mind mapping in many waysMind 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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