Are you a victim of information overwhelm? It has very real consequences for your brain: It increases stress and makes it almost impossible for you to think creatively and productively. That’s why Jon Ward created Braincat, a web-based thinking tool that can help you absorb, organize and make sense out of the deluge of knowledge, data and information that’s coming at you.
Mind mapping software is a powerful tool to brainstorm ways to improve your creativity, impact and effectiveness in your work. My e-course shows you how.
Doug O’Neill, in his Verbal to Visual Blog, describes visual thinking as a new language that genius can use to express itself. He says that since he began sketchnoting, he believes he has become more creative. Here, I riff on his deep thoughts.
Discover the connection between mind mapping software’s filtering and focus in/focus out capabilties and an artist who had a unique way of “seeing”
The quality of your thinking in your job matters like never before. Mind mapping software can help you think at a significantly higher level at work. Here are 12 ways it transforms your thinking.
Have you ever been stumped by a creative challenge? Maybe you just need to look at it from a new, creative perspective with this simple mind map.
Mind mapping software is a critically important tool for brainstorming, capturing research, formulating and refining business plans, making decisions and tackling information overload in business. That’s the clear message of this year’s 2015 Mind Mapping Software Trends survey.
The new Thoughtflow app for iPad is a mind mapping tool with a difference: it is uniquely designed to trigger ideas and capture them. It does so via a simple but clever interface that is a joy to use.
In today’s world of accelerating innovation, new ideas are more valuable than ever. Most ideas don’t come from bolts out of the blue but by connecting previously unrelated bits of information together in creative ways – “connecting the dots,” so to speak. That plays to several of the strengths of mind mapping software, making it an excellent creativity tool.
What do Scrabble, sticky note and index card brainstorming and mind mapping software have in common? All four benefit from randomizing elements, which can help us to see new patterns, opportunities and ideas.