Chris Griffiths, the CEO of ThinkBuzan, has written a new book called GRASP the Solution: How to Find the Best Answers to Everyday Challenges that provides a practical framework for increasing your creative output and tackling the challenges you face. It will be officially published on October 19th, but ThinkBuzan has agreed to provide Mind Mapping Insiders with an exclusive preview of the preface and first chapter of this valuable new book.
Mind mapping enhances three types of thinking that are critical to the creative process, according to ThinkBuzan CEO Chris Griffiths in his new book.
One of the world’s most popular brainstorming techniques is SCAMPER. I have assembled the world’s largest SCAMPER mind map to help you with your next creative challenge.
To be creative, we must get good at deconstructing challenges and situations into their elements. Fortunately, mind mapping is up to the task.
Mind mapping software can be a powerful tool to help you to generate killer ideas for your next project. Here are 4 powerful ideation techniques you can use.
What do you do when you run out of ideas when you’re mind mapping? One way is to employ a simple questioning technique called “5Ws and H.”
I’m pleased to report that my new e-book, Creativity Hacks: Shortcuts to Help You to Crush Your Challenges & Live a Kick-Ass Life, is now available. What does this have to do with mind mapping and visual thinking? Plenty!
Tony Buzan, the inventor of mind mapping, has spent a large part of his life analyzing how the brain works, and how to visually transfer one’s ideas to paper or screen. Most people realize that mind maps are useful for brainstorming – for quickly capturing ideas as they occur. But few people truly understand the immense power of this technique as a creative problem-solving tool.
Creative problem solving skills are fast becoming a critical executive skill today. But what I’m having trouble understanding is the underlying needs that are driving this trend. Please share your thoughts in the comments section below this post on these questions: How has the fundamental nature of business problems changed during the last decade? Have […]
Mind mapping software acts like a prism, separating a major task or challenge into its component parts and enabling you to see the relationships between them, so you can more effectively develop creative solutions to address it.