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  • Mind MappingCopyright CoachCathy.ca October 2010
  • KEY LEARNING POINTS 1. Organize Individual Thoughts & Group Brainstorming. 2. Encourage Creativity & Originality, Optimize Learning & Retention. 3. More Organized, Cohesive Presentations with a Creative Flare!Copyright CoachCathy.ca October 2010
  • A MIND MAP IS….. A Revolutionary Method of……  Note Taking  Note Making  Group Brainstorming  Presenting ideas …that is more effective than linear notes.Copyright CoachCathy.ca October 2010
  • MIND MAPPING IS….. “…the ultimate organizational thinking tool – the Swiss army knife of the brain!” (Tony Buzan, “the ultimate book of mind maps”, pg. 6) http://www.fuzz2buzz.com/en/blogs/buzzgirl/2009/01 /14/16-different-aspects-business-thinkingCopyright CoachCathy.ca October 2010
  • MIND MAPPING IS…..  “…the whole brain alternative to linear thinking. [It] reaches out in all directions and catches thoughts from any angle.” (Michael Michalko, Cracking Creativity)http://users.wfu.edu/oddoem9/resources.html#topCopyright CoachCathy.ca October 2010
  • CHALLENGES  What are your current challenges with note- taking and note-making?  Do you struggle with organizing your projects or presenting ideas?  Do you need an excellent problem solving and brainstorming tool?Copyright CoachCathy.ca October 2010
  • HOW THE BRAIN WORKS http://www.sharpbrains.com/blog/2008/ 06/05/your-brain-on-trading-101/ http://www2.massgeneral.org/childhoodepilepsy/overview/brain-popup_synapse.htm SYNAPSECopyright CoachCathy.ca October 2010
  • HOW DO WE LEARN MORE? Synaptic connections http://www.scienceahead.com/page/10/ http://topcultured.co m/top-10-albert- einstein-quotes/ http://www.gov.mb.ca/educate/ studentjobs/faq_process.html http://mindblog.dericbo wnds.net/2007_03_01_ archive.htmlCopyright CoachCathy.ca October 2010
  • HOW DOES A CHILD LEARN? singing Having……. FUNTalkingCopying MOVING http://www.ladbrokeradio.co m/2005.htmlCopyright CoachCathy.ca October 2010
  • HISTORY OF MIND MAPPING Origin  Tony Buzan  How do I learn?  What are the best techniques for reading, creating, memorizing and thinking in general?  Mind Mapping was created!Copyright CoachCathy.ca October 2010
  • HISTORY OF MIND MAPPING Notes of Geniuses Thomas Edison: Bulb drawing from 1880 notebook “The Mind Map Book” by Tony Buzan, Pages 296Copyright CoachCathy.ca October 2010
  • Notes of Geniuses Charles Darwin: Drawing of the Tree of Evolution “The Mind Map Book” by Tony Buzan, Pages 304Copyright CoachCathy.ca October 2010
  • Notes of Geniuses Albert Einstein: Diagram in answer to a schoolgirl’s question. “The Mind Map Book” by Tony Buzan, Pages 296Copyright CoachCathy.ca October 2010
  • Notes of Geniuses John F. Kennedy: Doodles 2/7/1963 “The Mind Map Book” by Tony Buzan, Pages 303Copyright CoachCathy.ca October 2010
  • Notes of Geniuses Leonardo Davinci: drawings of parachute & flying machine.Copyright CoachCathy.ca April 2010
  • What do you notice about the notes of geniuses? Why do you think this would work better than standard linear notes?Copyright CoachCathy.ca April 2010
  • MIND MAPPING vs LINEAR NOTES Advantages of Mind Mapping  Time saved (50 – 95%) using key words.  Increased Retention and Recall.  More creativity & recall.  Selling ideas more easily.  Brain more alert and receptive, likes visual.  Large volumes of information on one page. Picture from: http://altered-Copyright CoachCathy.ca October 2010 states.net/barry/newsletter185/index.htm
  • MIND MAPPING vs LINEAR NOTES Disadvantages of Linear Notes  Obscure key words.  Make remembering difficult.  Waste time.  The fail to stimulate the brain’s activities.  They “corral” our thoughts.Copyright CoachCathy.ca October 2010
  • LINEAR NOTES Blah blah blah, yadda yadda, on and on until . the end of the sentence Then we continue on with our thoughts ensuring that everything is spelled Or we write in very small on top of the line. correctly and our grammar is proper . We have sentences and periods continuing to the end of the paragraph. Then we start a new paragraph indenting to show a new thought. Suddenly we think of something that belonged earlier in the notes!! Uh oh! NOW WHAT DO WE HAVE???Copyright CoachCathy.ca October 2010
  • APPLICATIONS  Brainstorming  Planning  Presentations  Decision Making  Idea Development  Project Management  Analysis & Problem Solving Picture from:Copyright CoachCathy.ca October 2010 http://e-techknowledge.com/visualmapping.aspx
  • Mind Mapping Guidelines http://www.12manage.com/images/picture_mind_mapping_process.jpgCopyright CoachCathy.ca October 2010
  • SAMPLE OF VACATION MIND MAP http://jude.change-vision.com/jude-web/product/mindmap.htmlCopyright CoachCathy.ca October 2010
  • http://hello1071112024.wordpress.com/2009/03/16/mind-mapping/Copyright CoachCathy.ca October 2010
  • http://blog.iqmatrix.com/wp-content/gallery/how-to-mind-map/imindmap-example.jpg
  • MAKE YOUR OWN MIND MAP CENTRAL IDEA • Put the word that best describes your main topic in the middle of the page with an image that represents that same idea. Feel free to use coloured pencils or markers. Image from http://pawsoxblog.com/2009/06/Copyright CoachCathy.ca October 2010
  • MAKE YOUR OWN MIND MAP MAIN BRANCHES • Make 4 or 5 main branches attached to the central idea, each with a word and an image that best describes a main idea or “heading” relating to the Central Idea. http://webclipart.about.com/library/weekly/aa http://www.asinah.net/jamaicamap.html 110206.htmhttp://esoriano.wordpress.com/2007/05/15/69/ Copyright CoachCathy.ca October 2010
  • MAKE YOUR OWN MIND MAP WORDS AND IMAGES Now put any words that occur to you on smaller branches attached to the appropriate main branch. If you need to, just put them Picture from: http://www.confessionsofaninsomniac.com/?p=517 in space and attach them later by drawing lines.Copyright CoachCathy.ca October 2010
  • PICTURES  Now put any images that occur to you on or near the smaller branches attached to the appropriate main branch.http://bhamsam.blogspot.com/Copyright CoachCathy.ca October 2010
  • MIND MAPPING SOFTWARE BENEFITS  Neatness and clarity.  Move branches with ease.  Icons and picture imports available.  Changes are simple and Mind Map, Gantt and MS Outlook updated automatically!  Import and Export easily with MSOfficeCopyright CoachCathy.ca October 2010
  • MIND MAPPING SOFTWARE BENEFITS View as Mind Map, Gantt or Timeline. Presentation Ready! Hierarchy automatically assigned. Optimizes brainstorming, visualization and sharing information. Organize work streams with ease.
  • MIND MAPPING SOFTWARE BENEFITS Enables all team members to visualize. Attach relevant files, notes and pictures with ease! Assign priorities, duration and dependencies. Export information instantly to Word, Excel, Project or Outlook.
  • NEW FEATURES OF MINDVIEW 4 Shared Workspace True Multi-User Editing Locking And Granting Rights To Branches Automated Distribution Of Tasks To Resource Tracking Changes Enhanced Project Management Reports Improved Sharepoint Integration
  • Project Management Mind Map from “Matchware” Mindview demoCopyright CoachCathy.ca October 2010
  • “Process Map” MindMap Image compliments of Matchware http://www.matchware.com/en/default.htmCopyright CoachCathy.ca October 2010
  • “Process Map” Gantt View Image compliments of Matchware http://www.matchware.com/en/default.htmCopyright CoachCathy.ca October 2010
  • “Process Map” Alternate 1 Gantt Image compliments of Matchware http://www.matchware.com/en/default.htmCopyright CoachCathy.ca October 2010
  • “Process Map” Alternate 2 Gantt Image compliments of Matchware http://www.matchware.com/en/default.htmCopyright CoachCathy.ca October 2010
  • “Process Map” Timeline ViewImage compliments of Matchware http://www.matchware.com/en/default.htm Copyright CoachCathy.ca October 2010
  • Image compliments of Matchware http://www.matchware.com/en/default.htm Copyright CoachCathy.ca October 2010
  • KEY LEARNING POINTS 1. Organize Individual Thoughts & Group Brainstorming. 2. Encourage Creativity & Originality, Optimize Learning & Retention. 3. More Organized, Cohesive Presentations with a Creative Flare!Copyright CoachCathy.ca October 2010
  • http://www.quintcareers.com/job-interview_mind-mapping.htmlCopyright CoachCathy.ca October 2010
  • http://www.matchware.com/en/products/mindview/default.htm BRANDON CONRAD T: 813-254-6644 Brandon.conrad@matchware.comCopyright CoachCathy.ca October 2010
  • TAKE-AWAY LEARNINGS  On a big page, please make a MIND MAP of your most IMPORTANT take-away learnings from this workshop.  Make a personal action plan to ensure that you use the skills you have learned. Cathy Byrnes 519-651-1260 www.coachcathy.ca cathy@coachcathy.caCopyright CoachCathy.ca October 2010