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Mind Mapping For Dummies by Tony Buzan, Florian Rustler

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Chapter 5

Preparing Talks and Lectures Using Mind Maps

In This Chapter

arrow Applying Mind Maps to talks and lectures

arrow Learning how to prepare a Mind Map lecture manuscript step by step

arrow Example of a Mind Map lecture manuscript

If you’ve attended a number of talks, lectures and presentations, you may not remember much about any of them. However, you’ll no doubt recall that some of them were very good and others rather bad. What’s the essence of a good talk or lecture?

One obvious aspect is whether the lecture is delivered in a lively, dynamic way. A lecture that’s merely read out doesn’t come across very well and as a listener this often seems like a waste of time, especially if it’s obvious that it’s just being read to you.

Freedom and Flexibility with Mind Maps at All Times

With Mind Mapping you can prepare lecture notes that:

check.png Allow you to speak freely and naturally.

check.png Provide an assurance that you always have all the information you need at your fingertips and haven’t forgotten anything. ...

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