In 2011, I told you about MagicalPad, a list-making tool for the iPad that showed a lot of promise for capturing and organizing ideas. In the last three years, it has come a long way and now offers multiple ways to represent your ideas – using mind mapping, outlining, notes, tasks and images – all via a single, intuitive interface. What makes it truly unique is that you can intermingle these different types of visuals all on the same page, interconnected to one another.
Mind mapping is an awesome way to take notes at a conference, during a class or to summarize the key points of any speaker. I suspect that many people don’t try it, however, because they’re afraid they won’t be able to do it successfully in an actual production situation. Here are some tips to overcome your fears.
Using mind mapping software to take notes during business meetings can be very distracting. Here are 6 powerful strategies for getting around this common objection.
Most of today’s mind mapping software programs enable you to add notes to posts, in either sentence or paragraph form. This is an ideal place to store your thoughts and ideas that are longer than a few words. In addition, according to Roger C. Parker, map notes are a great place to start writing your next article, report or book.