Get productive in your working world using mind mapping!
how mind mapping with iThoughts can help you take control of your
business productivity, and manage your time and tasks more effectively!
We'll take you from basic to confident use of iThoughts, working
through 4 key steps to create your own productivity dashboard mind map!
Biggerplate is the world's leading resource for mind mapping templates, examples, and learning. The contents of this course are based on our own experience of running a global mind mapping brand for nearly 10 years, combined with the extensive learning and insights we have gathered from our worldwide mind mapper community of approximately 100,000 members! The result is a course that aims to provide you with practical guidance that is grounded in the real world, and to help show you how and why thousands of people around the world use mind mapping software to help take control of their productivity!
In this session, we'll start looking at our 4 stages of productive working with iThoughts, and begin with the idea of capturing as much key information as possible in a mind map.
In this session, we'll show you how to use some of the core features of iThoughts to 'capture' key information in a mind map, including the use of Notes and Hyperlinks to add an additional second layer of information to your mind map.
In this session, we'll take what we've learned so far and begin the process of building our own 'dashboard' mind map which will help us to capture and manage all of our key information, ideas, tasks, and projects in one easy to navigate place!
In this session we'll show you how to Capture additional information in your mind map without cluttering up your map, using the Hyperlinks and Notes features within iThoughts.
In this session, we'll start to look at the importance of identifying priorities within your mind map dashboard, and why it is important to use methods like a 'TOP 3' to ensure you remain focused.
In this session, we'll show you how some of the simple features in iThoughts can help you clearly identify and mark your priority items within a mind map.
In this session, we'll show you how to apply the lessons learned in the previous 2 lectures to your own dashboard.
In this session, we'll look at some of the features within iThoughts that can help us with planning out the what, when, and who information within our dashboard mind map.
In this session, we put some of these latest iThoughts features into use to illustrate how we can start planning within our dashboard mind map.
In this session, we consider the key principles behind our 'progress' stage.
In this session we'll show you how to use certain icons/markers within iThoughts to make your progress more visual and visible. We'll also look at how you can use the powerful filtering tool to help you get clear on key areas for attention quickly and easily.
In this session, we'll start using the flag icons to illustrate the tasks and items in our dashboard that we have (or have not) moved forward, and combine this with the iThoughts filter to help us quickly assess where we should focus our attention next.
In this session, Barney will show you the dashboard map he uses every day to manage his own priorities and workload at Biggerplate.com, in attempt to show how all of the learning from the course can be rolled into one!
In this short final session we reflect on the topics we've covered in this course, and leave you with a few suggestions for what to do next!
Biggerplate is the largest mind mapping library and community in the world, and our aim is to show you how real people around the world are using mind mapping every day to improve their working and learning!
Our free mind map library features thousands of mind mapping templates and examples, shared by users from around the world, and free to download and use yourself! We believe mind mapping is the missing link and a must-have tool for modern workers in business and education, and we want to help you understand why. Take one of our online courses to see how mind mapping software can be used to take control of your working world, and increase your productivity at work, through a series of short, practical video lectures here on Udemy!
Launched in 2008, Biggerplate has become one of the world's leading resources for all things mind mapping, and our training courses are built on many years of experience delivering training workshops around the world, as well as learning and perspectives from our global mind mapping community. We hope you enjoy the courses we provide here on Udemy, and please feel free to contact us with your questions, comments, and feedback!