Mind maps and simple diagrams are excellent ways to visually depict opposing forces, concepts and other elements. This report explores how to use them in a variety of business situations.
Archives for October 2010
PersonalBrain 6, recently released by TheBrain Technologies, is perhaps the most significant upgrade ever to this unique mind mapping and knowledge management tool. Read on to learn why.
Learn how to create a mind map to capture your major life roles and the goals you want to accomplish in each of them. A mind map can help you to create a balanced set of goals that will have you achieving great results in the years ahead.
Prezi is a new web-based tool that enables you to arrange and present your ideas in a highly visual, compelling format. It shares many of the advantages of mind maps, while taking non-linear thinking in some exciting new directions.
David Sibbett, in his excellent new book, Visual Meetings: How Graphics, Sticky Notes & Idea Mapping Can Transform Group Productivity, shares a number of tips and strategies for sharing key charts, maps and diagrams with meeting participants.
A mind map is a perfect tool for tracking your to-dos and next actions on your many projects. It enables you to easily organize and prioritize these items in ways that make the greatest sense to you, while ensuring a “closed loop” approach to task management, in which nothing gets lost or “falls between the cracks.”
Here is a visual technique that you can use to plan major business meetings by focusing on 7 key factors.
During the last year or so, a wealth of new books have been published that aim to help business people solve complex problems by thinking them through visually. Which ones are your favorites?
How do you influence a key executive to make a decision that is favorable to you? In this new report, I show how you can use a pain-gain mind map to crystallize your thinking about such opportunities.
Last week, I finally got my hands on an Apple iPad. What an amazing machine! As promised, here are my first impressions of the mind mapping apps that are now available.