Mind Mapping comes to mind every few months. I hear about it; think it sounds like yet another good productivity technology I should embrace and then I forget about it because I don’t get it. It was not that I could not “get it” at a conceptual level, but that I could never see how mind mapping could seamlessly fit into my workflow.
But thanks to an article, which led to to the blog by Chuck Frey I now can see it.
I added the first few lines of the article here to give you an idea where he’s going with this:
“How to get the most out of topic notes in your mind maps”.
If you want to become a more effective mind mapper, then it’s essential that you become familiar with your program’s topic notes feature. Notes should be an integral part of all but the simplest mind maps. They represent a great way to store additional information, without having a clutter up your view of the mind map, and thus help to prevent information overload...”