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.
Last week, I told you about Dave Gray’s fascinating new book about visual thinking, Marks and Meaning. Today, I’d live to dig a bit deeper, taking a closer look at a concept from it called “successive approximation” that can help you to become a better visual mapper.