“Harnessing the Power of Mind Mapping” is a two-part article. This week, in Part# 1, we will define Mind Mapping and tell you a little about its nature. Next week, in Part# 2, we will introduce you to a variety of practical ways that you can use Mind Mapping to improve your business.
Have you ever wondered if there was a way for you to optimize your mind’s problem-solving ability? Perhaps you simply want to discover or unleash the creative side of you. Maybe you’re facing a business problem, but you’ve exhausted your options or you’re stuck with trite, worn-out solutions. What can you do to clarify and simplify your mind processes? Implement the powerful tool of Mind Mapping! You’ve heard the term before, but exactly what does it mean?
What is Mind Mapping? Well, Mind Mapping is a visual thinking tool. It is a way of representing ideas and concepts in a graphical manner. Ideas are presented in a radial pattern—as opposed to a linear pattern --that mirrors exactly the way our mind works.
Mind Maps help us think better, solve problems creatively, and remember concepts, facts, and processes for the long term. It encourages flexibility---an ingredient that is so vital to making your resolutions happen. It’s an effective tool that helps you think outside the box.