Here are 16 powerful ways mind mapping software can help you to elevate your performance and make a bigger impact in your work.
A “force field analysis” is a little-known but powerful creative problem-solving technique that can help you to deconstruct your current challenge into its strengths and weaknesses in – and to focus on those that will help you ensure a successful outcome.
When it comes to thinking creatively, it’s easy to get stuck in a rut. Our ideas tend to fall into the same predictable categories, despite our efforts to the contrary. How can you jump-start your thinking in some new, creative directions? One way is to form your own personal “board of directors.”
I try to take extra good care of my Mind Mapping Insiders, because they have made a commitment to grow their visual mapping skills to the next level. That’s why I give them access to each of my e-books as they’re published. The latest addition is my new book, Up Your Impact: 52 Innovative Strategies to Add Value to Your Work.
When it comes to developing creative ideas to enhance your work and life, there is one question that stands head and shoulders above all others. It alone is responsible for more human progress than nearly any other factor. And its the topic of this week’s Mind Mapping Insider report.
Visual thinking is quickly growing in importance as a strategy for attacking difficult business problems. But what’s driving this need and why should you learn about it?
Mind mapping is only one flavor of visual thinking. Here’s a challenge to “think visual” – to engage in out-of-the-box thinking to further your career and your life, using more of the tools at your disposal.
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.