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    Mind Mapping Made Easy: Save Time, Make Money

    And Become More Creative Using Mind Maps

    By Paul Urban

    Copyright (c) 2006 Paul Urban, Essential MindMapping.

    All Rights Reserved.

    This document may not be reproduced, or transmitted in any form or by any

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    Publisher: Copyright C 2006 Paul Urban, for Essential MindMapping.

    Contact: http://www.essentialmindmapping.com/

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    Table of Contents

    MIND MAPPING MADE EASY: SAVE TIME, MAKE MONEY AND BECOME MORE

    CREATIVE USING MIND MAPS ................................................................................................... 1

    BY PAUL URBAN............................................................................................................................. 1

    MIND MAPPING MADE EASY: SAVE TIME, MAKE MONEY AND BECOME MORE

    CREATIVE USING MIND MAPS ................................................................................................... 2

    TABLE OF CONTENTS................................................................................................................... 2

    INTRODUCTION: MIND MAPS HELP YOU TO USE MORE OF YOUR BRAIN ........ ........ .... 5

    MIND MAPS MIMIC THE WAY YOU THINK: YOU'RE MORE INTELLIGENT USING MIND MAPS................. 7

    HOW TO USE THIS EBOOK................................................................................................................. 8Discover Mind Maps with your own MindMapper free trial........ ......... ........ ......... ........ ......... ..... 8

    1. MIND MAPS: TAKE CONTROL OF YOUR TIME AND YOUR WORK ......... ........ ......... ..... 9

    Mind Mapping by hand......... ........ ......... ......... ........ ......... ........ ......... ........ ......... ........ ......... ........ 9

    Mind Mapping on a computer ......... ........ ......... ........ ......... ......... ........ ......... ........ ......... ........ ..... 10

    GETTING STARTED: DRAW YOUR FIRST MIND MAP FAST ................................................................. 10

    MIND MAPS ON YOUR COMPUTER: FAST AND EASY ......................................................................... 11

    EXERCISE 1: CREATE A MIND MAP WITH MINDMAPPER FAST ....................................................... 12

    A MindMapper map step-by-step ........ ......... ........ ......... ........ ......... ........ ......... ......... ........ ......... 12RESOURCES ................................................................................................................................... 14

    2. LEARNING WITH MIND MAPS AND MINDMAPPER: SAVE STUDY TIME AND

    MEMORIZE FASTER .................................................................................................................... 15

    MIND MAPPING MAKES LEARNING FUN AND YOU'RE MORE CREATIVE........................................... 15

    Technique: Chaining your Mind Maps with hyperlinks ............................................................. 16

    USE PRESENTATION MODE FOR FAST TEACHING AND LEARNING MINDMAPPER............................... 17

    TEACHING MIND MAPPING TO CHILDREN ....................................................................................... 18

    Give your kids' education a boost with MindMapper's Junior version ......... ........ ......... ........ ..... 19EXERCISE 2: CREATE A PRESENTATION WITH MINDMAPPER............................................................ 19

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    From a MindMapper map to a presentation step-by-step ........ ........ ......... ........ ......... ......... ....... 19

    Microsoft Office gets a boost from MindMapper ........ ........ ......... ......... ........ ......... ........ ......... ... 21

    RESOURCES ................................................................................................................................... 24

    3. THINKING AND BRAINSTORMING WITH MIND MAPS: GET MORE AND BETTER

    IDEAS............................................................................................................................................... 25

    GOT A QUESTION OR A CHALLENGE? CREATE A MIND MAP............................................................. 25

    General questions ..................................................................................................................... 25

    Specific questions ..................................................................................................................... 25

    NEED FAST ANSWERS? BRAINSTORM WITH MINDMAPPER.............................................................. 26

    USING "SCRATCH" MAPS ................................................................................................................ 26

    CREATE A MIND MAP AT THE START OF EACH PROJECT ................................................................... 27

    EXERCISE 3.................................................................................................................................... 27

    A MindMapper brainstorm map step-by-step ......... ........ ......... ........ ......... ........ ......... ......... ....... 28RESOURCES ................................................................................................................................... 29

    4. MAP MAPPING YOUR DAY: GET MORE DONE IN LESS TIME....... ......... ........ ......... ...... 30

    END PROCRASTINATION WITH MIND MAPPING AND MINDMAPPER.................................................. 30

    PLANNING YOUR LIFE WITH MIND MAPS......................................................................................... 30

    PROJECT MANAGEMENT WITH MIND MAPS ..................................................................................... 32

    RUNNING MEETINGS WITH MIND MAPS .......................................................................................... 33

    EXERCISE 4.................................................................................................................................... 33

    Use MindMapper's clip art and your own images to create impact and stimulate ideas........... .. 33RESOURCES ................................................................................................................................... 35

    5. MIND MAPPING TECHNIQUES WITH MINDMAPPER: ENHANCE YOUR PERSONAL

    PRODUCTIVITY ............................................................................................................................ 36

    THE BENEFITS OF USING MINDMAPPER........................................................................................... 36

    MindMapper gives you the help you need at every stage ......... ........ ......... ........ ......... ......... ....... 36

    You can go from Mind Map to complete project easily .............................................................. 36

    You can organize your life with MindMapper............................................................................ 37

    MIND MAPPING TECHNIQUES WITH MINDMAPPER.......................................................................... 37

    Add graphics to your MindMapper maps ......... ........ ......... ......... ........ ......... ........ ......... ........ ..... 37

    Print your maps ........ ......... ......... ........ ......... ........ ......... ........ ......... ........ ......... ......... ........ ......... 38

    Develop a complete Web site with MindMapper's help....... ......... ......... ........ ......... ........ ......... ... 38

    Try it: create a map and turn it into linked pages...................................................................... 39

    EXERCISE 5.................................................................................................................................... 40

    Use MindMapper's hyperlinks to corral all documents for a project to get an instant overview of

    any project................................................................................................................................ 40

    6. TEN TOP MIND MAPPING TIPS AND TECHNIQUES: BUILD YOUR MIND MAPPING

    SKILLS ............................................................................................................................................ 42

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    MIND MAPPING FOR EVERYONE THE BEST MIND MAPPING TIPS.................................................... 42

    1. Use Mind Maps for everything .............................................................................................. 42

    2. Use colour and images in your Mind Maps ........................................................................... 43

    3. Get your ideas onto the map.................................................................................................. 43

    4. Use Mind Mapping to enhance understanding ...................................................................... 435. A project not working? Mind Map it...................................................................................... 44

    6. Mind Map challenges

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