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.
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.
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.
Mind 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.
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.
There 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.
There’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.
Whether 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.
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.
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.
In 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.
They 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.
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 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.
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.
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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