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Creativity and Innovation Mind Map® Examples

Welcome to the Mind Mapping Examples Library. In this area we provide examples of Mind Maps® that have been drawn for:

Some are hand drawn and some have been produced on Mind Mapping software (including Mindjet® MindManager® and Buzan's iMindMap®. These examples are FREE for you to download and use for personal and educational purposes. We'd recommend you contact the author if you want to use them for business purposes.

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 Edward de Bono Technique Mind Maps

Edward de Bono invented the now commonly used term 'lateral thinking' and, for many thousands, indeed millions, of people worldwide, his name has since become a symbol of creativity and new thinking. He has written numerous books including the best selling Six Thinking Hats.

Six Thinking Hats Mind Map

Six Thinking Hats®

Find out more about Edward de Bono's Six Thinking Hats® click here

More about Six Thinking Hats:

» In-house courses and public workshops

» Facilitated sessions using the Six Thinking Hats approach

 

 

 

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Six Thinking Hats Mind Map - iMindMap version

Six Thinking Hats® iMindMap version

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Mind Map summary of the book 'Six Thinking Hats' by Edward de Bono

De Bono's Six Thinking Hats

A hand-drawn summary of the book "Six Thinking Hats" by Edward de Bono.

This Mind Map was completed after conducting a ten minute Rapid Pre-Read - a structured and purposeful preview which is introduced on Illumine's Effective Speed Reading™ and Advanced Thinking and Learning Workshop.

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 Mind Maps That Help Implement Innovation and Ideas

Mind Maps can be used to help implement your innovation practices and ideas.
Creativity and Mind Maps - what you can use Mind Maps for to enhance creativity

Creativity and Mind Maps

This Mind Map shows you how versatile are when using them to enhance creativity

 

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What is the point of innovation? Mind Map by Paul Foreman

What is the Point of Innovation?

Mind Map exploration of using the present moment as the point of innovation

Hand Drawn by Artist Paul Forman. Paul is an illustrator and his website is www.mindmapinspiration.co.uk

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 Other Creativity Techniques

There are many other creativity techniques that you can use. Here are some explaining these techniques and examples of the techniques in action.

Hand drawn SCAMPER Mind Map

SCAMPER

This is a way of challenging, in a structured way, all aspects of a product, service, process or situation.

   

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Hand drawn Elements of Creativity Mind Map

Presentation on Elements of Creativity

We use this on several of our courses. The tutor does a short verbal presentation which the delegates Mind Map.

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Problem Solving

Mind Maps are a great tool to use when problem solving. Teams that are working with Mind Maps can open up new channels of communication, generate new perspectives and analyse their problems in ways that might not have been possible before. In this context, Mind Mapping often provides a new focus, looking at different elements of problems and highlighting where the problems lie.

Exploring/Attacking Problems Mind Map

Exploring/Attacking Problems - things you may want to include

Some ideas for getting started when using Mind Maps to aid problem solving.

    

 

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Hand drawn Questions Mind Map

Questions

A simple way to increase understanding and perspectives is to ask questions.

 

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 Creativity Book Summaries

Mind Maps are a great way to condense a book or text down into key points and learning outcomes. These Mind Maps can then become refresher texts or part of a revision plan. See more book summary Mind Maps here...
 

Book summary Mind Map - Effective Innovation (John Adair)

Effective Innovation - John Adair

An overview of the key points and learning from the book.

 

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More about Illumine Training

This site and examples library is brought to you by illumine Training. We'd like to thank everyone that has contributed to the site. If you'd like to find out more about Illumine Training please see the Mind Map below or visit our main site at www.illumine.co.uk
 

About Illumine Training Mind Map

About Illumine Mind Map

Hand Drawn by Artist Paul Forman. Paul is an illustrator and his website is www.mindmapinspiration.co.uk

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