Albert Einstein was not only a brilliant theoretical thinker, he was also quite philosophical. Here is a collection of 10 of his most thoughtful quotes.
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Callouts are comments that can be attached to mind map topics, and they can be used to add brief notes, instructions or to add context to them. In this role, they help to make your mind maps easier for others to understand.
Many mind mapping software programs enable you to convert topics into tasks and manage simple projects with ease. Here’s how.
Mind map templates are a quick and easy way to increase your productivity. Many mind mapping software programs ship with templates, and you can create and save your own, too.
While most mind mapping software programs now support floating topics, not many users know how to utilize them. Here are some tips on how to do so effectively.
Deciding on first-level topics for your mind map is a critical first step in its creation, because they have a strong influence over the structure and content of the rest of it. Think through what you need to communicate and how to organize it, using the questions and techniques in this article.
One of the biggest challenges for bloggers and other content creators is writing material that gets attention. I have created a new visual thinking tool called the Content Brainstorming Canvas that can help you to brainstorm more unique, compelling content ideas that get noticed and compel action.
Basic ordering ideas are the first level topics that radiate out from your map’s central topic. They are the key concepts that help you to produce the greatest number of associations as you develop a mind map. You can almost certainly improve the quality of your mind maps by being aware of how to create good basic ordering ideas.
If you want to become a more effective mind mapper, then it’s essential that you become familiar with your program’s topic notes feature. Here are some tips on how to get the most out of them.
If you are sharing a mind map with other people, and want to draw their attention to a specific section of it, a boundary is a good way to do that. Here’s a primer on what boundaries are, and some creative ways in which you can use them.