Posts Tagged ‘Mindmapping Thought Leaders’

So, How Do You Define a Great Mindmap? Mindmappers Speak Out

September 16, 2008

Chuck Frey, author and creator of The Mind Mapping Software Blog recently posted this question on his blog, “What are the defining characteristics of an excellent software-produced mind map?”

Mindmappers from all over the world are responding to the question.  Take a look and see what they have to say (and if you are so inclined, add your own perspective to the dialogue).  Click Here.


A Great Video by NovaMind: Helping You Understand Mindmapping

July 4, 2008

Gideon King, Mindmapping Thought Leader and Founder of NovaMind, a major mindmapping software company, has created perhaps the best presentation on understanding the structure, purpose and benefits of mindmapping.  

His video gives you a very clear understanding of mindmapping and how it can improve your personal and professional life.  

You’ll also love the NovaMind presentation tool!

Click here for the video.

Chuck Frey’s New eBook: Power Tips & Strategies for Mind Mapping Software

June 26, 2008

If you are new to mindmapping (or even if you are a pro) you need to get Chuck Frey’s new eBook “Power Tips & Strategies for Mind Mapping Software”.

One of the major goals of this blog is to provide you with resources that help you leverage the power of mindmapping.  This eBook does just that!

Chuck Frey is a mindmapping thought leader and his blog is the industry standard on reviewing mindmapping software.  So he is more than qualified to write a book such as this.  

If you have mindmapping software but are not sure you’re getting the most out of it – this is your book.  

If you are thinking about getting mindmapping software but are not sure of the benefits – this is your book.  

And if you are a mindmapping pro but just want more strategies and approaches to leverage what you already know – this is your book.

To get the book click here.


IQ VisualMapping Conference: Interviews with Mindmapping Thought Leaders

June 17, 2008

In a previous post I provided information on the upcoming IQ VisualMapping Conference in New Jersey this October.  At the conference some of the major Mindmapping Thought Leaders will be presenting and sharing mindmapping best practices.  

But to give you a taste of what’s to come, the conference team has posted interviews with the guest speakers.  In the interviews they provide an overview of their presentations and why they think you should attend the conference.

They include:

Wallace Tait

Brian S. Friedlander, Ph.D

Stephanie Diamond

Chuck Frey

Adam Clayman

Arjen ter Hoeve

Click here to play the interviews.

IQ VisualMapping Conference: Mindmapping Thought Leaders Converge

June 14, 2008

Some of the major Mindmapping Thought Leaders will be presenting and sharing mindmapping best practices at the upcoming IQ Visual Mapping Conference this October.

If you are interested in Mindmapping or think you would be interested in Mindmapping you should attend this conference!

Here are the details:

Date: October 2-3, 2008

Location: College of St. Elizabeth, 2 Convent Road, Morristown, NJ 07960 USA 

Presentations at the conference will include:

  • Project Mapping: Visual Thinking in Project Management
  • Utilizing Visual Mapping for Personal and Professional Motivation and Goal Setting
  • Increasing Personal and Business Productivity through Visual Mapping Strategies
  • Visual Mapping as a Systematic Framework for Business Improvement
  • Visual Mapping Software- Tools of the Trade
  • Using Visual Mapping Tools for Marketing Your Business
  • Using Visual Mapping Tools in Academia

And if that isn’t enough to entice you to go.  Chuck Frey, a Mindmapping Thought Leader and Author of the Mindmapping Manifesto, on his blog site gives you 10 more reasons: 

Here are the top 10 reasons why this is a don’t-miss conference:

  1. It’s an opportunity to increase your value to your employer by becoming a more visually-oriented thinker, decision maker and problem solver.
  2. Learn how to take your company’s information management strategies to the next level of effectiveness.
  3. Discover how to use visual mapping as a systematic framework for business improvement.
  4. Learn how visual mapping can help you to streamline your business processes and procedures.
  5. Learn about the latest trends in visual mapping software.
  6. Discover how to develop a comprehensive and effective marketing plan utilizing visual mapping
  7. Network with and learn best practices from your fellow visual mappers.
  8. Realize your information management potential and conquer information overload.
  9. Reframe your understanding of information and knowledge capital.
  10. Become a superior information manager who can utilize and integrate linear and non-linear information models in your research, reports and projects.

To Register click here.

Chuck Frey’s New Mindmapping E-Book: The Mind Mapping Manifesto

June 8, 2008

Chuck Frey, Mindmapping Thought Leader, Blogger and Author, recently published an outstanding E-Book on Mindmapping.  Anyone interested in leveraging the power of mindmapping should purchase this book:

I’ve created a mindmap of the book to give you an overview of the topics covered.  Click on the mindmap below to see the detail.

To purchase the book click here.

Tony Buzan, The Inventor of Mindmapping

June 7, 2008

Tony Buzan, the inventor of Mindmapping, provides a detailed understanding of Mindmapping from both a conceptual and practical perspective.  He clearly explains how mindmapping works in concert with the brain and how linear thinking (i.e. bullets, sentences, paragraphs, etc.) actually make the brain work harder to understand information. 

Here’s Tony Buzan in his own words: