24 Oct 2014

Guest post with Toby Fenn – Start up success with iMindMap

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In this blog post, entrepreneur Toby Fenn tells ThinkBuzan how he used iMindMap to help plan, deliver and launch his company, Grad-Asia Ltd.


Grad Asia

How it all began

“After graduating in the UK back in 2010 and keen to secure a job, I sought frustratingly to align my interests and ability with a suitable career path. Limited by the domestic market, I widened my focus on potential avenues abroad, eventually deciding to pack up and relocate to Singapore. After a few weeks, I managed to secure a job in the finance industry, a Luxembourg based investment platform focused on business development across South East Asia.

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24 Oct 2014

Guest post with Ruth Fawcett from Leeds Mencap – Fundraising & goal setting with iMindMap

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iMindMap and Leeds Mencap
Ruth Fawcett, Head of Fundraising and PR at Leeds Mencap charity, shares her story with ThinkBuzan, about how she and her team use iMindMap and Mind Mapping for a whole host of tasks.

Who are Leeds Mencap?
Leeds Mencap is a small, independent charity that supports over 250 children and adults with learning disabilities, and their families and carers per week. We offer a range of activities and services including play schemes, parent and carer support, a dance group, residential homes and much, much more! We are regularly regarded as a life-life charity and receive many fantastic comments about our services. This is what one mother wrote recently;
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21 Oct 2014

iMindMap as a task management tool for humanitarian agency, GOAL

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GOAL logo
GOAL is an international humanitarian agency, dedicated to ensuring those living in severe poverty have access to the essential needs and rights in life. They are a non-denominational, non-governmental and non-political organisation.
 
In this article, Vicki Aken, the agency’s Country Director for Syria, discusses how Mind Mapping and iMindMap have become essential for coordinating all of the operations for the many issues that the agency handle.
GOAL whiteboard
“In Syria, our work focuses on delivering food to more than 250,000 people per month; restoring water systems that provide clean water to more than 350,000 people, rebuilding markets through livelihood and cash and voucher programming, repairing shelters, and providing emergency distributions to people newly displaced by the conflict.”
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10 Oct 2014

3 ways to use iMindMap to boost productivity in work

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“Mind Mapping uses the brain in the way it was designed, saves time, improves results and is fun. How can any business person be without this powerful tool?”

Stephen C Lundin, author bestselling, FISH!

iMindMap Business

As we advance in our careers, we are expected to cope with increasing workloads and responsibility, yet we remain limited by the 24 hours that are allotted to us each day. To make your time count, you need to find a way to eliminate the stumbling blocks that confront you when trying to solve a problem, find the ability to say no to non-essential tasks that you simply do not have the time to do, and get your brain into top gear when it needs to be.

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10 Oct 2014

Constructive performance reviewing with iMindMap

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Mind Mapping for performance coachingHave you ever experienced a feeling of dread when an employee’s performance review is looming? You’re not alone. They are renowned for being time-consuming, one-way and unconstructive.
 
A performance review should be much more than just calling an employee out on their weaknesses. It should improve the communication between you and your employee, identify areas for further coaching, and put a road map in place so both your employee and your organisation can reach their goals.
 
Here, we will demonstrate how Mind Mapping and iMindMap can help you turn a performance review into a productive and rewarding exercise.
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08 Oct 2014

Write an article for the ThinkBuzan blog

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iMindMap blog

Here on the ThinkBuzan blog, we write about a wide range of topics, such as creativity, Mind Mapping, productivity, innovation, memory, and lots more.
 
Do you have the expertise on a particular topic that you’d love to share with our readers? If so, please read the guidelines below before submitting your article.
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24 Sep 2014

Get a productivity power boost with the new DropTask

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Free 6 months of DropTask PRO with purchases of iMindMap UltimateiMindMap integrated with visual task management app DropTask to bring you the perfect productivity duo. Both tools combined make capturing information and transforming it into tasks a breeze, helping you manage your ideas from conception to completion.
 
Last week saw DropTask reveal its newest instalment of improvements and features. The new update doesn’t just boast a rejuvenated user interface, it also has an abundance of new features to offer, that you can find out more about below…

Those who purchase iMindMap Ultimate can get a FREE 6 month subscription to the app’s paid version, DropTask PRO, and put the new update to the test.
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08 Sep 2014

An introduction to the ThinkBuzan Licensed Instructor Course in Mind Mapping

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“Unbelievable and life-changing. Really expanded my mind and made me aware of my limitless possibilities.”

Foluso Aribisala , Trainer and Facilitator, Workforce Management Centre Ltd

ThinkBuzan Licensed Instructor Course in Mind Mapping

The month of July saw The ThinkBuzan Licensed Instructor Course in Mind Mapping travel across the globe to New Jersey, and then back to take place in Henley-on-Thames, UK in August.

The 4 day, fully accredited training course is endorsed by the Inventor of Mind Mapping himself, Tony Buzan. Delegates are trained to become experts in Mind Mapping and the iMindMap software, and are taught how to apply them in the real-world to fully unlock their creative potential, improve their memory, and boost their productivity.
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22 Aug 2014

iMindMap at the We Connect The Dots conference in Microsoft Times Square

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We Connect The Dots is a non profit organisation with a mission to inspire and educate students in Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Maths (STEAM) careers.
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04 Aug 2014

Seduce your audience with iMindMap

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Presentations

We have all been there – monotonous, long and boring presentations are enough to make anyone shudder and run for the hills. A successful presentation hinges on your ability to seduce your audience. When Steve Jobs stood up in 2001 to introduce the first iPod, he simply stated:
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