Mind Maps for Effective Business Thinking

Every project kicks off with a basic idea; and ideas evolve into viable projects only after intense brainstorming. There’s a gap between the initial idea and project execution, and this gap is filled typically by brainstorming. Brainstorming can take various forms, some of you might have the practice of writing down ideas; while others might use Mind Maps to visually arrange their ideas.

Mind mapping is a fun exercise which helps you capture and visualize ideas to gain insights of the business project. Mind Maps are proven to be the most effective productivity tool used widely today, and this has a significant impact on the performance of businesses! Mind Mapping is quite an easy task, some people choose to just draw them by hand on paper, while some people prefer to use whiteboards! But, ever wondered about the risks of losing the scrap of paper or erasing the whiteboard accidentally? Hours of hard work and ideas being lost? This is why its best to use a Mind Mapping software to get the job done!

Creately is a great app for Mind Mapping. We have two smart KObject shapes for Mind Maps – Topic and Idea. Mind Maps start with an idea in mind, and from this central idea many related topics branch out creating interconnections. Here are a collection of five best Mind Maps! With Creately’s 1-Click connectors we’ve created all of them effortlessly.

1) Performance of Projects


A quick mind map to illustrate the various reasons affecting the successful completion of projects.

2) Promotional Campaign


When planning a promotional campaign a number of stages will be followed. This Mind Map presents six stages which will get your campaign off to the right start.

3) Website Design


Mind Maps are of great visual aids to help web developers and designers to brainstorm on website layout. This is a simple Mind Map with the layout for a Software Consultancy company.

4) Pricing Model


Pricing is an important strategic issue because it is related to product positioning. Thus, it’s essential to have the right pricing model for your business! This is an excellent Mind Map example depicting the various aspects of a Pricing Model.

5) Risk Management


The goal of project risk management can be viewed as minimizing potential risks while maximizing potential opportunities. This is a Mind Map with the different processes involved in Risk Management, and the various techniques adopted for minimizing risks.

Can brainstorming and business thinking get any easier? Watch this space for Venn Diagrams next week, and if you missed on the Ten Best Flowchart Ideas last week,  go check them out now!

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Software engineer turned tech evangelist. I handle marketing stuff here at Creately including writing blog posts and handling social media accounts. In my spare time, I love to read and travel.


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