Why have a unique image in the center of your Mind Map?

The very first rule that we teach when introducing someone to Mind Mapping is that each Mind Map must start off with a unique Central Image. That way every Mind Map that you create looks completely different. Now advanced Mind Mappers will give you all sorts of reasons as to why this is a good idea (when you begin to combine Mind Maps with Memory…

Why should you always Mind Map in colour and NOT black and white?

Once upon a time Mind Maps were in black and white … but as Tony began to understand more about how the brain loves to learn and remember colour began to creep in. Of course the real breakthrough came when Tony was convinced that he could draw and that images and imagination began to be incorporated into Mind Maps and the real power of the…

Memories of Music not lost to Alzheimers

Music is such a powerful mnemonic for me. My first career was a a West End Stage Manager – rehearsing, staging and opening massive musicals on time and under budget. Naturally a lot of my memories of that period are hooked to music .. in fact I can still listen to scores of certain shows and literally “chant” all the lighting cues alongside the music.…