Before coming to MeisterLabs I worked as an assistant for a publishing house that – due to its stressful working environment – had extremely high employee turnover rates. When I first got there, my predecessor had already left. With her she had taken all the knowledge she had acquired over the 3 years that she’d been there, from the names of important press contacts to the print specifications of the books the company was publishing. I spent around 90% of my first six months there trying to reconstruct workflows, gather information and rebuild connections – an incredible waste of time and resources. Read article “Building Knowledge Maps With MindMeister and G Suite”
Businesses use storytelling to inspire the people who work for them and sell the next great idea. Teachers use stories to help students learn concepts. Journalists tell important stories that help citizens understand the world around them. And, of course, writers and […]
With over 2 million new blog posts published online everyday, it’s vital that the content we produce is fresh, informative and useful. With an editorial calendar you can organize deadlines, guest bloggers and team members, all in one place, helping to ensure […]
Brainstorming — the term is common both in professional and educational contexts, and you’ve probably heard it countless times in your life. You probably also have a pretty good notion of what it’s all about — generating ideas, making decisions, and coming up with creative […]
To add new information to our long-term memory, we need to process it, comprehend it, connect it with our existing mental frameworks, and review it multiple times. The ability to take effective notes forms the basis for this process and is, therefore, an invaluable skill both […]
During one of my interviews for the role of Buffer’s first Content Crafter, Buffer co-founder Leo asked me how much content I thought I could produce in a week. I thought about the kind of content he’d been producing for the Buffer […]
Meetings take up a huge chunk of work time, and too often the results of those hours of discussions and brainstormings have no actionable outcome. In this article, we’ll introduce you to a system that ensures more effective meetings, using our online mind mapping tool MindMeister. Read article “Running Effective Meetings with Mind Maps (Tutorial)”
Mind maps are a great tool for strategic planning as they enable you to conduct all kinds of analyses and evaluations of your company, your products, and the market. A SWOT map will quickly show you strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats; with a […]
Problems are an inseparable aspect of our lives and business relations. If you want to start a business, you’ll inevitably run into several complex problems, such as: How do you found a profitable company, how do you make it stand out among the […]
Have you run the numbers on the cost of replacing an employee? The price of recruitment, employment, and training of new personnel is now estimated to be between 40% and 150% of the former employee’s salary. It’s an expensive proposition to replace […]
This is a guest post by Emily Dumas. Emily is a social media consultant and aspiring blogger from Massachusetts. You can follow her on Twitter or check out her new blog at www.emilyriane.com where she writes about social media, lifestyle and trends. […]
Mind maps are an invaluable tool when it comes to project planning. They foster a free flow of ideas, which is ideal for creative brainstormings; they structure information visually and thus provide a great overview of all project-related data; If you’re using MindMeister, […]
Originally known as “Eating your own dog food”, “Drinking your own champagne” is a slang term first used in 2007 by Pegasystems’ CIO, Jo Hoppe, which describes the practice of a company using its own products, either to test drive it before […]
Winning a case is about information, and there’s no better way to collect, organize and present information than a mind map. If you’re looking for a more effective way to prepare for depositions and get an overview of the most important aspects of […]
So with all the various project management tools available today, and there are a lot, I thought I’d share with you some examples of how you can achieve efficient project management with mind mapping. The great thing for me about mind mapping software is it can be either used solo or used concurrently with another project management tool. Read article “Mind Mapping: Project Management Tool”
The Sourcing Ninja, Ken Hew provides practical and tactical advice on using mind maps in the Recruitment and Sourcing industry.
So you’ve been mind mapping for a while now. You’ve completely organized your personal life. You have maps for every trip you take, every project you undergo, and each brainstorming session. Probably much much more! Now what? Let’s take this picture and […]
Berlin based, Robert Böhme is a programmer with high aims. When he’s not working on projects for the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research, he and his fifty-five person team from around the world, aka the Part Time Scientists, make up […]
Using MindMeister and OnePoint Project as a complete innovation management process.
One of the great things about MindMeister is that its usage possibilities are endless. Let’s take a look at three examples where recruiters and HR professionals can benefit from MindMeister.