Author Archives: MindMapper

3 Steps to Mind Mapping

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Over the years, mind mapping software has evolved from purely a mind mapping tool into a multi-faceted, multi-purpose visual mapping solution with limitless possibilities for use in many different applications and industries. Despite this evolution, the workflow associated with using mind mapping software remains the same. It still hinges on three basic factors: capturing, organizing and implementing ideas. 

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3 Traits of the Best Workers

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Are you looking to be the very best worker you can be? If that sounds like you, then these three traits will help you do just that and become the working superstar you’ve always wanted to be.

The first trait is that they take a look at the bigger picture before they start their projects or tasks. The second is that they discover and organize information by making clear connections and a hierarchy similar to a family tree. The third important trait is that they just keep going and with grit and determination until they have completed their work.

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The Most Effective Motivation Techniques


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If there is one thing that every human being has – something that brings us all together – it would be the power to dream. Everyone has aspirations of doing something and being better. The key to any kind of success, whether long-term or short-term is being genuinely motivated. We’ve all felt ourselves facing a hurdle on the journey towards our goal that has nothing to do with the goal itself. It is generated because our motivation slips. It’s a rare ability to wake up each day and feel motivated; even the most creative and brilliant people can find themselves stuck in a rut, where it feels like every day is a struggle. It’s all too easy to lose track of the big picture; your goals, dreams, and hopes for the future. Here are the most effective motivation techniques to help you stick to your goals.

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Five Habits of Highly Creative People

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The sad news is that there’s no magical trick to suddenly become more creative. The good news is that it is still entirely possible to cultivate creativity. You can take the creativity you have and – with the right amount of effort and time – build on it and make it more than it is.

Creativity is much like any other skill in that you should discover role models who display the talents and abilities you want. Use them as examples and follow their lead to boost your own skills. There are several ways you can go about boosting your creativity. Creative thinking allows you to solve problems, create better art, and see the truth and beauty of everything. Here are five habits of highly creative people.

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Work Smarter with Mind Processing


Change is an inevitable constant forever altering and shaping the world around us. Bulky typewriters have been replaced by smaller and sleeker computers; VHS tapes have become a thing of the past, replaced by DVDs (which are being replaced by digital downloads); and bulky TVs and massive CRT monitors have become relics of a forgotten era. The modern era is changing all the time, and it’s become impossible to maintain the standard way of doing things. The old ways are not able to keep up with the speed of change. The only way to give yourself a competitive advantage in the global market is to become an agent of change yourself.

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How to become a straight-A student by Cal Newport

Becoming a straight-A student is a book written by Cal Newport that outlines strategies for basic studying skills, preparing for exams, and writing papers.  It’s a book intended for college students but can be applied to high school to graduate students for keeping track of time and study materials.

For this blog post, we are only going to cover time management part of the section Study Basics as it pertains to management systems that we think is very helpful to students.  There are three parts to study basics: time management, procrastination, and study settings.  Below is the summary map of the Study Basics.

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