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Mind Mapping For Dummies by Tony Buzan, Florian Rustler

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Chapter 18

(Almost) Ten Tips on How to Make Mind Mapping Your Everyday Working Tool

In This Chapter

arrow Working quickly with Mind Maps

arrow Tips on using software

You now know how to generate Mind Maps and work efficiently with the technique. In this chapter I give you a few tips on how Mind Mapping can quickly become an everyday working tool and be second nature to you.

Practise, Practise and Practise Again!

You can only learn a foreign language if you practise and actually speak it. The best thing, of course, is to stay for a while in the country where the language is spoken, you’re exposed to it all the time and you have to use it. People only learn new skills, be it a language, the ability to play a musical instrument or a sport, through constant repetition. Becoming proficient in Mind Mapping takes just a few hours. Here too, you need to practise and actively use the technique, especially at the beginning. You need to apply the technique and practise it when you start learning. Reading this book and theoretically understanding Mind Mapping without doing the exercises and testing what you’ve read won’t help you at all!

Start Small and Take It From There

To make starting out easier and to help you increase your proficiency quickly, I suggest that you get started as soon as possible ...

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