Mind Mapping - Still Can't Get It!

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Moonesh Shibdoyal
Student (MBA), Singapore

Mind Mapping - Still Can't Get It!

I've read books, attended Tony Buzan's course, but still cant seem to get it. What could I be doing wrong? I know mind mapping can be very helpful, it just hasn't worked for me... (yet). Please advise.

  Henrik Burton
Management Consultant, Sweden
 

Learning to Use Mindmapping

Would you like to elaborate a bit around your expectations and what it is you feel you can't get? /henrik.

  Moonesh Shibdoyal
Student (MBA), Singapore
 

Learning to Use Mindmapping

Hi Henrik, I find it difficult to expand from the main idea. For example, if I start with the word "book", there are so many possible associations for book that I feel like am swimming in a ocean, without the right tool to navigate in the right direction. It's just too vast.
As for the association (represented by the arrows), do we have to write the association type? I often find it hard to find the appropriate action word to describe the mind map, maybe this is not an issue with the mind mapping itself, but what can I do to improve this shortcoming?

  Henrik Burton
Management Consultant, Sweden
 

Learning to Use Mindmapping

Hi! Yes, one method could be to first write all the associations down and as a second step organize them into categories...

  Wulf-Dieter Krueger
Teacher, Thailand
 

Mindmapping - Problem Solving

It seems to me that, particularly in Asia, Mind Mapping (MM) is often done for MM' sake and not as a tool for solving is...

  Tebboub Abdelamelk
Professor, Algeria
 

Re: MM I Still Can't Get It

Hi Shibdoyal, be sure that there is nothing wrong with you, but remember a MM is a visual representation. It could be yo...

  Wulf-Dieter Krueger
Teacher, Thailand
 

Difficulties with Applying Mind Mapping

@Tebboub Abdelamelk : Indeed MM is primarly a visual (seeing) tool, but it can for be used for audio (hearing) and kines...

  smith, UK
 

Mind Mapping: I Also Still Can't Get It!

I'm glad to hear someone else finds the same problems, I have done many mind maps which I think takes longer than normal...

  VIAIRON
Project Manager, France
 

Mind Mapping Does not Work Well for Sensors (MBTI)

Hello, Mind Mapping is just not compliant with "type S" people (Editor: Sensors - practical, detail-oriented people trus...

  Maurice Hogarth
Consultant, United Kingdom
 

Opening your Mind to Mind Mapping

@Moonesh Shibdoyal: When I first came across Mind Mapping (then called "Brain Patterns"), I thought it a great scam and ...

 

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