Mind Map Skills

The Mind Map skills section offers mapping techniques you need from basic to advanced, and from personal to professional usage. A wide range of subjects is included and you are more than welcome to join the discussion.

Make a book summary with mind map

How to Make a Book Summary with Mind Maps

A book summary serves to record information of a book, usually including information about the author, the plot, the characters and themes. A good book summary offers you a whole picture of a particular book and strengthens their impression on this book, thus employing the reader more gains. As is quoted by Francis Bacon, “Knowledge is power.” The main resource where we retain knowledge books. This clearly explains why people need to make a book summary.
How Do People Make […]

Organize your house with a mind map

A Mind Map Gets Your House Organized

Cindy leads a busy life, working from 9:00 to 18:00 every weekday, plus three hours on the way to work and home. She poorly has spare time to clean her house except for weekends – a short weekly vacation that she hopes to spend dating with friends and traveling with family.  Even though, she has to pick a fixed weekend period to tidy up her house. Every week, she starts off with a nice house and a nice mood. […]

plan trip

How to Plan a Trip by Mind Maps

People always meet some urgent situations when they are on a trip, so their trip is always in a mess. You may think you have a well-organized plan before your departure, but things are not always as expected. Today, I recommend a good solution for your plan, which is a mind map. The following steps show how to plan a trip by using a free mind map tool.

Step 1 Destination selection
The initial thing for you to think about when planning […]

Write essay

How to Write an Essay by Mind Maps

Essay-writing is a significant academic part of language learning for university and college students. So for freshmen, what is an essay and how to write an essay become two difficulties. Some students have a clear thought of writing an essay, but most of them might feel puzzled when they first get that task. Today I highly recommend you with an effective solution, Mind Mapping, for students who are struggling with essay tasks. Before introducing how to write an essay […]

avoid fragmentation

Avoid Mind Fragmentation by Mind Maps

When you look at one word for over 3 minutes, you will find that you may even forget what those words are. Similarly, when you focus on one thing for a long time, you may forget what you are doing and what you need to do. Memory sometimes sets up a trap for what you are really familiar with the particular time. Then you beat your brain but nothing comes to your mind. All the situations indicate fragmentation of […]

note taking

How to Take Notes with Mind Maps

Mind maps are powerful for not only for language learning, brainstorming but also note-taking. People always take notes for a speech, a meeting and a book review. Now we provide you with a novel method to take notes with mind maps instead of the traditional way by adding summary and excerpt in the sequence of each chapter.
You may ask why we need to use mind maps replacing traditional copy and extracting pattern. Previously, most of the people take notes for reading […]

plan schedule

How to Plan Schedule with Mind Maps

You may notice that currently people pay much attention to time and control their time strictly.  Thus, time concept motivates people to boost efficiency powerfully. Planning a schedule becomes a practical process of time concept, but at that time calendar could not meet the requirement of high demands. In this article, I will introduce you a productive and intuitive way – plan schedule with mind maps.

Comparisons of schedule tools and mind maps imply a prodigious gap. Using traditional time […]

take meeting minute

How to Take Meeting Minutes with Mind Maps

Meeting minutes always become nightmares for administrators, officials, secretaries, and assistants especially beginners of users. Choosing a good method of taking meeting minutes will not only give a good impression on your bosses and leaders but also save time. Today I would like to introduce you the way to take meeting minutes with mind maps.

Firstly, we should know what exactly a meeting minute is. A meeting minute is a special note only be recorded in the meeting with comprehensive […]