Deciding on first-level topics for your mind map is a critical first step in its creation, because they have a strong influence over the structure and content of the rest of it. Think through what you need to communicate and how to organize it, using the questions and techniques in this article.
Basic ordering ideas are the first level topics that radiate out from your map’s central topic. They are the key concepts that help you to produce the greatest number of associations as you develop a mind map. You can almost certainly improve the quality of your mind maps by being aware of how to create good basic ordering ideas.
Mind mapping enhances three types of thinking that are critical to the creative process, according to ThinkBuzan CEO Chris Griffiths in his new book.
iMindMap, the mind mapping software program offered by ThinkBuzan, has some unique and powerful capabilities that you may not be aware of. Here are 8 of them.
ThinkBuzan is the latest developer of mind mapping software to launch an iPad app, iMindMap Mobile HD. This innovative tool brings the organic experience of creating visual maps in the highly intuitive iMindMap to the tactile environment of Apple’s popular iPad.
ThinkBuzan, the new organization fronted by mind mapping inventor Tony Buzan, is doing some research into the field of creativity, and would like your help. Using the power of the web, Buzan would like you to take a 20-minute creativity test.
I recently had an opportunity to have a phone interview with Tony Buzan, widely regarded as the father of mind mapping. He believes we’re now living in the “Age of Intelligence,” in which power comes from being a creative, flexible thinker who can effectively gather, distill and communicate information. Read on to learn why mind mapping is the perfect tool for this new era.
ThinkBuzan recently announced that Tony Buzan, the inventor of mind mapping, will be coming to the U.S. in May to host a variety of exclusive talks, training events and accredited courses.
If you want to engage in a deeper study of the principles, applications and possibilities of visual mapping, here are 8 books that I have personally read and recommend.
Mind Maps for Business: Revolutionize Your Business Thinking and Practice is a new book from Tony Buzan and Chris Griffiths, CEO and Founder of Buzan Online, that shows you how to develop your visual thinking skills core business areas, including project management, selling and leadership.