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.
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.
For a long time, just like everyone else, I would take meeting notes with a piece of paper and a pen. As the meeting progressed, I’d note down quotes from others, promises on my behalf and anything that struck me as being important.
This presented two problems each and every time I did it...
We are looking at a customer-supplier IT outsourcing relationship. Over the years many problems and irritations have escalated until a point where the customer finds it unacceptabel to continue as-is and suggests his supplier to engage an independent mediator to solve their disputes. Objective of the mediation is to continue the collaboration and prevent formal litigation.
So, you’ve just discovered Mind Mapping. You may have been on a course, a workshop, read a book, or watched an online video on the marvels of Mind Mapping.
You think Mind Maps are going to change your world and your life.
You tell everybody around you about this wonderful new technique called Mind Mapping and how it works the way your brain works.
Most of us understand the concept of mind-mapping. We think of a teacher at a white board with a topic in the middle and students volunteering ideas or suggestions that relate to that topic. This is a very popular teaching tool in elementary schools especially, as teachers try to give students practice in classification and organization. As students move into their high school years, mind mapping is not used as much.
Mind mapping software provides business executives and top managers with a unique set of visual modeling tools; thus also enabling them to easily manipulate information, knowledge and ideas. Having this in mind, an increasing number of savvy business people are incorporating this type of productivity tool for a huge number of applications, from which we enumerate the following...
Being successful today in any organization requires you to differentiate yourself, to separate yourself from the pack of people with similar backgrounds and career experience. To paraphrase the late Steve Jobs, you need to “think different.”
Using a mind mapping software can help you stand out and enjoy greater success, by introducing fresh and innovative ideas in your everyday activities.
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