Radial vs. top-down vs. right facing mind maps – how do you decide which type of visual diagram to create? In this special report, I outline five applications where it makes sense to design your mind map with a right-facing orientation.
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Want to show a sense of purpose or direction in your mind maps? Then consider creating a “compass map” like this one, inspired by a new nutritional information program launched by global food giant Nestlé.
Listen to my podcast with Mike Rohde, author of The Sketchbook Handbook. We discuss the thinking behind sketchnoting, why visual thinking is valuable today and creating sketchnotes on tablets.
Graphic facilitation – drawing out a challenge, situation or process on a whiteboard with simple shapes – is a powerful tool to help teams get things done. Here are 20 powerful business uses of it.
The practice of mind mapping and the game of chess have much in common: Both use visual “artifacts” as instruments to tell us the relationship between the pieces.
The Sketchbook Handbook: The Illustrated Guide to Visual Note Taking by Mike Rohde was launched last week. This terrific new book is an essential guide to this relatively new branch of visual thinking.