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iMindMap as a task management tool for humanitarian agency, GOAL

GOAL logo
GOAL is an international humanitarian agency, dedicated to ensuring those living in severe poverty have access to the essential needs and rights in life. They are a non-denominational, non-governmental and non-political organisation.
 
In this article, Vicki Aken, the agency’s Country Director for Syria, discusses how Mind Mapping and iMindMap have become essential for coordinating all of the operations for the many issues that the agency handle.
 
GOAL whiteboard
“In Syria, our work focuses on delivering food to more than 250,000 people per month; restoring water systems that provide clean water to more than 350,000 people, rebuilding markets through livelihood and cash and voucher programming, repairing shelters, and providing emergency distributions to people newly displaced by the conflict.”
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Constructive performance reviewing with iMindMap

Mind Mapping for performance coachingHave you ever experienced a feeling of dread when an employee’s performance review is looming? You’re not alone. They are renowned for being time-consuming, one-way and unconstructive.
 
A performance review should be much more than just calling an employee out on their weaknesses. It should improve the communication between you and your employee, identify areas for further coaching, and put a road map in place so both your employee and your organisation can reach their goals.
 
Here, we will demonstrate how Mind Mapping and iMindMap can help you turn a performance review into a productive and rewarding exercise.
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Get a productivity power boost with the new DropTask

Free 6 months of DropTask PRO with purchases of iMindMap UltimateiMindMap integrated with visual task management app DropTask to bring you the perfect productivity duo. Both tools combined make capturing information and transforming it into tasks a breeze, helping you manage your ideas from conception to completion.
 
Last week saw DropTask reveal its newest instalment of improvements and features. The new update doesn’t just boast a rejuvenated user interface, it also has an abundance of new features to offer, that you can find out more about below…

Those who purchase iMindMap Ultimate can get a FREE 6 month subscription to the app’s paid version, DropTask PRO, and put the new update to the test.
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Meet the latest iMindMap version: 7.1.2

New professional style

New 7.1.2 update
You can now select a ‘Professional’ or ‘Creative’ style for your iMindMap maps. To start creating a Mind Map with the new professional style, select the ‘Professional’ option next to the central idea picker when starting a new map.
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The Final Five – iMindMap Competition Winners

ThinkBuzan would like to say a huge thank you to those who took part in our recent iMindMap competition. 1 out of 10 people who uploaded an iMindMap creation to Biggerplate.com were in with a chance of winning a free copy of iMindMap Ultimate.

Without further ado, the five winners of an iMindMap Ultimate licence are…
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Master project planning with Mind Mapping

Plan projects with Mind Maps

Businesses know all too well what it is like to see initiatives that are over budget and behind schedule. So, what can you do to stop your project plan going astray?

iMindMap is the perfect tool to help you visualise your project plan and streamline your tasks; making lengthy, manual and time-consuming project planning a thing of the past. iMindMap can be used by individuals and across entire organisations for collaborative work, to help optimise, plan and execute successful projects.
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An enhanced experience – iMindMap 7.1 out now

iMindMap Ultimate 7.1 update

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Mind Mapping for curriculum planning and beyond

Mark Williams is Head of Physical Education at Stamford American International School in Singapore. He has been using Mind Maps in education for the past two years; here he explains how he and his department use the technique, from curriculum planning to the assessment process.

“When I initially started looking into the use of Mind Maps within my department and my own teaching, I was unsure about how they could aid the curriculum planning process, and how they could be used to show that students were building on their existing knowledge. This led me to look at the use of Mind Maps in two different ways…

1) The planning process

Mind Mapping for curriculum planning
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How Mind Mapping can help young people think more creatively

Asa Jomard Mind Mapping for kids

We are delighted to introduce Asa Jomard, a freelance writer whose thesis, Possible Solutions to Possible Problems, explores cognitive development in children. Asa is also the author of Sparking Children’s Thinkibility and is a professional councillor specialising in parenting and child development. You can visit Asa’s website here.

We asked Asa how she thinks Mind Mapping can be used to encourage young people to think and be more creative. So, over to you Asa…
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How to deliver memorable lessons with Mind Maps

In education today, teachers face the challenge of keeping tech savvy, information overloaded students engaged. So, how exactly can you ensure your students remain attentive throughout the lesson, and retain the information after they leave the classroom? Mind Maps will drastically improve the way you deliver lessons and present concepts, making them highly engaging and truly unforgettable.

Mind Maps present concepts in a clear and concise manner. They’re capable of consolidating large amounts of data on to one page, and bringing the key facts into focus. This gives your students a clear overview of the topic and helps break down complicated information into easily digestible chunks.

Delivering Lessons - Dracula - Overall Map

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