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Mind Mapping For Dummies by Tony Buzan, Florian Rustler

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Mind Mapping is a technique that you can learn from, work with and put into practice. Let’s start with an exercise. The exercise gives you your first taste of setting up a Mind Map and introduces you to Mind Mapping procedures.

remember.eps To master Mind Mapping properly, work through the exercises described in the book. Just reading it through without doing the exercises won’t enable you to apply Mind Mapping successfully. Mind Mapping is a technique and the best way to learn it is by putting it into practice. As you start writing and creating your mind map you activate your ‘muscle memory’, meaning that you remember the information more than by just reading it. The exercises and instructions in this book help you to do this as effectively as possible.

Please have the following to hand:

check.png A sheet of A4 or, even better, A3 paper.

check.png A pen with a fine point, for example a biro.

And now let’s get started:

check.png Write the word ‘Success’ in the middle of your sheet of paper (see Figure 1-1).

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