You are here… see where mind mapping takes you


 

 

image by Gettyimages.com — William Andrew
image by Gettyimages.com — William Andrew

Mind mapping is all the buzz it seems. For good reason. It’s a beautiful (literally) way of collecting thoughts, ideas and solutions. There’s no right or wrong way to do it either, as some will have you believe. Fancy apps can keep things organized and legible on your laptop. But I like the more organic pages of scribbles, misspellings and the random fury of arrows connecting it all together in a notebook. That’s just the way I roll. Do what works for you.

Wanna try it? Alright, well start by writing down a word or phrase related to something that needs a creative solution. It doesn’t have to be just for work. Redecorating the living room? This will help. Ok, now just stare at what you wrote for a bit. Take a deep breath and go to town writing, sketching, whatever. Don’t stop for at least 10 minutes. I mean it. After ten minutes your page will be filled with lots and lots of great stuff — it might not all make sense yet. It will. Go for a walk or collapse on the couch. You’ve earn it.

Time for the fun part — evaluating your chaos. I’ll let you figure out what happens next. Enjoy!

later…

schomber

Advertisements

Speak your mind

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s