Steve Rothwell (Peace of Mind) Mindmapping, concept mapping and information organisation software Alberto Martinez (MindMapping Everywhere) 50 Useful Mind-Mapping Tools for College Students July 27th, 2009 By Emily Thomas As a hardworking student, you’ve got a lot to organize, including essays, exams, deadlines, and class schedules, not to mention your social and personal life–plus any part-time jobs you may have taken on. In an effort to keep you more organized, we’ve generated this list of 50 useful mind-mapping tools that are designed to help you see your ideas more clearly, analyze and outline research papers, become more efficient when you study, and get inspired to be more creative in your work. Free or Open Source Online college students depend on open and free programs like these when balancing school work and a tight budget. Collaboration Use these tools to work with classmates, share notes, prepare a presentation, and work on the web. Brainstorming and Project Management When you need to work on your ideas for a big project, use these tools to organize all of your ideas, edits and deadlines. Multitasking Study Tools Miscellaneous
Gideon King (NovaMind) Advantages of Market Research Articles Click to enlarge Click to download this Mind Map document. Starting up a business without performing some type of market research beforehand, can prove disastrous. Read the full article → Resume Tips to Remember Click to enlarge Click to download this Mind Map document. Read the full article → 99 Mind Mapping Resources, Tools, and Tips So, there you are staring at that black sheet of paper again. Or perhaps it's a black Word document on your computer screen. Whichever it may be, it's obvious you're about to take notes for that big essay assignment or group project, and you're not too excited about getting started! That's where a different kind of note taking comes in to play, one that is actually fun to do and will also help you to understand your notes better. It's a technique called mind mapping, and is based around a strong visual method of taking notes. Whether your using colorful markers and paper or using state-of-the-art computer software, you'll find using mind maps are a much more interesting way to take notes than you ever have in the past! Free Software Free Mind - the premier java-based mind mapping software known for its quick, one-click "fold/unfold" and "follow link" operations. Wisemapping - "Visual Thinking Evolution", offering free web based mind maps you can share anywhere on the web. Resources Books
Kyle McFarlin (Underlying Blog) Burritos & Sundresses It's summertime and most of my motivation, to put it bluntly, is focused on Chipotle, Mountain Dew and girls. It reminds me of that episode of Friends when someone asks Joey what he'd rather give up, food or women? I still have no answer, all I see is a pretty lady in a sundress handing me a Chipotle burrito with steak and guacamole, telling me I won the race. I have no damn clue what that means. Someday this paragraph may be used against me. Seriously though, and especially given that I live in Ohio, land of the 4 schizophrenic seasons, I don't feel like working at all... and I actually have a lot to do. If only I had motivation... so in 'continuing the greatness' as Bron Bron would say and blogging monthly, I've written the following to myself in the hope it helps you and I. 3 Tips for Destroying Summer Procrastination Tip 1: Make yourself work, at a minimum, 9-5 OR an 8 hour shift If you need to break it up into 2, 4 hour shifts that's fine. Look, I live in Ohio.
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