MindMeister for Business Productivity

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MindMeister for Business Productivity by Mind Map: MindMeister for  Business Productivity

1. Welcome

1.1. About Biggerplate

1.1.1. The Home of Mind Mapping

1.1.2. Content

1.1.2.1. Mind Map Library

1.1.2.2. Templates & Examples

1.1.3. Learning

1.1.3.1. Online training (here)

1.1.3.2. Workshops & Events

1.1.4. Community

1.1.4.1. Global community

1.1.4.2. +90,000 Members

1.1.4.3. Business, Education, Other...!

1.2. About this course

1.2.1. Overview

1.2.1.1. Two learning agendas

1.2.1.1.1. Business Productivity

1.2.1.1.2. Using MindMeister

1.2.1.2. Based on experience

1.2.1.2.1. Our business

1.2.1.2.2. Our community

1.2.1.3. Each section

1.2.1.3.1. Productivity principles

1.2.1.3.2. MindMeister features

1.2.1.3.3. Dashboard building

1.2.2. Objectives

1.2.2.1. Feel in control

1.2.2.2. Understand MindMeister

1.2.2.3. Create productivity dashboard

1.2.3. 4 Step process

1.2.3.1. Capture

1.2.3.2. Prioritise

1.2.3.3. Plan

1.2.3.4. Progress

1.2.4. Structure: This Map!

2. Business Productivity

2.1. What?

2.1.1. What do we mean?

2.1.1.1. Working effectively in line with overall business plans and priorities

2.1.2. What does 'productive' look/feel like?

2.1.2.1. Calm

2.1.2.2. Controlled

2.1.2.3. Focus

2.1.2.4. Efficient

2.1.2.5. Effective

2.1.2.6. Clear

2.1.3. What does 'unproductive' look/feel like?

2.1.3.1. Confused

2.1.3.2. Messy

2.1.3.3. Ineffective

2.1.3.4. Unhappy

2.1.3.5. Stressed

2.2. Why does it matter?

2.2.1. Information Overload

2.2.1.1. Lots coming at us

2.2.1.2. Lots in our heads

2.2.2. We're all under pressure

2.2.2.1. Time

2.2.2.2. Tasks

2.2.2.3. Teams

2.3. Get Productive

2.3.1. Capture

2.3.2. Prioritise

2.3.3. Plan

2.3.4. Progress

3. Mind Mapping

3.1. "Visual organisation of ideas and information"

3.2. Facts/Fiction

3.2.1. True

3.2.1.1. Personal

3.2.1.2. Contextual

3.2.1.3. Adaptable

3.2.2. False

3.2.2.1. Right/wrong way

3.2.2.2. Unstructured/messy

3.2.2.3. Panacea for all

3.3. Mind Map Principles

4. Capture

4.1. Productivity principles

4.1.1. Capture

4.1.2. Clear your mind!

4.1.2.1. Brain capacity

4.1.2.2. Confidence

4.1.2.3. Relax!

4.1.3. Process

4.1.3.1. Capture everything

4.1.3.1.1. Quantity (not quality)

4.1.3.1.2. Worry later

4.1.3.2. Group similar ideas

4.1.3.2.1. Look for connections

4.1.3.2.2. Identify themes

4.1.3.3. Add anything new

4.2. MindMeister features

4.2.1. MindMeister Menus

4.2.1.1. Main Menu

4.2.1.1.1. Here's an idea

4.2.1.2. Right click menu

4.2.1.3. Sidebar Menu

4.2.2. Adding topics

4.2.2.1. Subtopic: Insert/TAB

4.2.2.1.1. Add new topic

4.2.2.1.2. Same level topic

4.2.2.1.3. Start typing/editing

4.2.2.2. Sibling: Enter/return

4.2.2.3. Typing/editing

4.2.2.4. Open/Close

4.2.3. Grouping & Moving

4.2.3.1. Moving topics

4.2.3.1.1. Individual

4.2.3.1.2. Multiple (CTRL + drag left mouse)

4.2.3.2. Navigating the map

4.2.3.2.1. Left-click drag

4.2.3.2.2. Zoom in/out

4.3. Dashboard building

4.3.1. Introducing Dashboards

4.3.1.1. Single view control centre

4.3.1.2. Constant process

4.3.1.2.1. Capture

4.3.1.2.2. Prioritise

4.3.1.2.3. Plan

4.3.1.2.4. Progress

4.3.2. Let's get building!

4.3.2.1. Capture all tasks/ideas/projects

4.3.2.2. Group similar ideas

4.3.2.3. Add anything new

5. Prioritise

5.1. Productivity principles

5.1.1. Align with plans/strategy

5.1.2. Round the clock, top to bottom

5.1.3. The Power of 3

5.1.3.1. Task 1

5.1.3.2. Task 2

5.1.3.3. Task 3

5.1.4. Starting points

5.1.4.1. First steps

5.1.4.2. Just start!

5.2. MindMeister features

5.2.1. Icons/Markers

5.2.1.1. Priorities

5.2.1.2. Urgent

5.2.2. Numbering

5.2.2.1. 1. A big task

5.2.2.2. 2. Small annoying task

5.2.2.3. 3. Essential urgent task

5.2.2.4. 4. Less important task

5.3. Dashboard building

5.3.1. Prioritise Clockwise

5.3.2. Prioritise Top to Bottom

6. Plan

6.1. Productivity principles

6.1.1. "Plans are useless, but planning is invaluable"

6.1.2. Ideas into action

6.1.2.1. Break things down

6.1.2.2. What's the action?

6.1.3. What, Who, When

6.1.3.1. Action required

6.1.3.2. Owner of actions

6.1.3.3. Order of actions

6.2. MindMeister features

6.2.1. Add Task Info

6.2.2. What, who, when

6.3. Dashboard building

7. Progress

7.1. Productivity principles

7.1.1. Monitor & Review

7.1.1.1. 'Nudge' 100 things forward

7.1.1.2. Repeat 4 steps

7.1.2. Context Switching

7.1.2.1. Time lost in switching

7.1.2.2. Info at your fingertips

7.1.2.3. 'Glance access'

7.1.3. Finishing v Progressing

7.1.3.1. We stress about 'unfinished'

7.1.3.2. We're pleased with progress

7.1.3.3. Moved vs Unmoved

7.1.3.4. Movable vs Completable

7.2. MindMeister features

7.2.1. Progress Markers

7.2.1.1. Moved/Unmoved

7.2.1.2. % Complete

7.2.2. Search Function

7.3. Dashboard building

7.4. Liam's Dashboard

8. Next Steps

8.1. Thank you for watching

8.2. Best advice: Just start

8.2.1. Capture

8.2.2. Prioritise

8.2.3. Plan

8.2.4. Progress

8.3. Share your learning/feedback

8.3.1. Comments on Udemy

8.3.2. Tweet us @Biggerplate

8.3.3. Share your mind maps!

8.4. Please review on Udemy!