When my workload recently became overwhelming, a dashboard mind map helped me get organized, increase my productivity and maintain my sanity. Here’s how I organized it and what I included in it.
Are you a marketer struggling to keep up with your day-to-day duties, plus trying to manage and grow a new content initiative? Here’s a visual planning tool that can help you stay more focused on what matters and vastly increase your productivity: a dashboard mind map.
Sometimes, the mind maps that teach us the most are those that need of lots of improvement, because we learn about practices to avoid in the future. That’s the case with the subject of my latest Effective Mind Maps report.
In this new Effective Mind Maps report, I analyze a mind map that was created by the owner of a small web business to track its financial health, its sales opportunities, key projects and more.
One of the best ways to enjoy the productivity-enhancing benefits of mind mapping software is to employ it to create a dashboard map. This report will arm you with the knowledge you need to create your own!
At work, I’m managing a new social media project that will involve Twitter, Facebook, Linkedin, YouTube and Flickr. So I created a dashboard map in MindManager 8 to make it easy for me to capture the key measurables for each service. I genericized it so I could share it with you on this blog.
Raj from the Geekpreneur Blog recently wrote a post that is an excellent primer on personal dashboards – what they are, and why mind mapping software is such an effective tool to create them. He outlines 11 possible uses for this type of personal productivity tool, which can be used to help you keep track of your personal and professional life.