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Hints and tips for getting organised and taking control of your workload

 

 

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Project Planning to Eliminate Waste

14/11/18

 

No one wants to waste time, resource and money on the wrong work. Effective Project Planning eliminates the waste.

 

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Is Mind Mapping the Essential Project Management Tool?

1/11/18

 

Project planning doesn't begin with scheduling tasks and assigning resources. It starts way before that - read why I think Mind Mapping is the essential tool for Project Planning.

 

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Proven for Projects 

15/10/18

 

On October 9th and 10th, the MindGenius team ventured to London to

attend the Project Challenge Expo at the Olympia in Kensington. 
The expo gave us the opportunity to discuss the features with the target

market in detail. 

 

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Mind Mapping: Run Your Meeting Like A ProMind Mapping, Mind Map, Mind Maps, Software

13/07/18

 

Effective meetings have a clear aim of what should be achieved in a set amount of time. There are a few things you can do to run your meeting like a pro.

 

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Project Management From Start To Finish

11/07/18

 

Once you have laid the foundations for your project you can move on Project Task Management Software

to the building and construction phase. 

 

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Project Management for Test Driven Development 

10/07/18

 

With global software demands increasing daily, being a web developer has never been more lucrative. However, something many people don’t understand is that website design... 

 

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Mind Map Your Way to Effective Meetings 

04/07/18

 

Meetings can often be viewed as a waste of time as they can be all talk and no action. What is needed is something that will structure the discussion and focus people's attention. 

 

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Mind Mapping Software For ResearchMind Mapping, Mind Map, Mind Maps, Software

03/07/18

 

Mind maps and mind mapping software can increase productivity dramatically for all users, but does so particularly well for researchers.

 

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MindGenius Supports AquAid

03/07/18

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MindGenius has invested in AquAid watercoolers to keep our staff hydrated and also to support those less than fortunate than 

ourselves, as with each watercooler purchase a donation is made

to help build 'Elephant Pumps'.

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When A Communication Breakdown Nearly Kills A Project 

02/07/18

 

Communication is Job One for the project manager. It's just a simple fact... communication on the project is critical to project success.​

 

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Plan Your Project From The Ground Up

27/6/18

 

When embarking on a new construction project there are so many aspects to consider before you can begin the actual building work. A mind map can be used to detail exactly what needs to be done at each stage and displays the project details in a visual manner, providing you with a clear picture of exactly what is required.

 

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Product Feature Planning Made Easy Project Task Management Software

26/6/18

 

Imagine this, your new software development business has been up and running for over a year now and your software program has been selling like hotcakes. But the competition has started adding new features to their products and your customers are expecting you to do the same. Now is the best time to sit down and consider what new features your product will have.

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Are Exit Interviews Worthwhile? The Short Answer is YesMind Mapping, Mind Map, Mind Maps, Software

20/6/18

 

All of the employees in your organisation are talented, otherwise you wouldn’t have hired them. As an employer you need to ensure that that you hire the right person for the role and identify the correct skill set needed.

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Business Consulting with MindGeniusMind Mapping, Mind Map, Mind Maps, Software

19/6/18

 

In order to be a successful business consultant, you need to possess a wealth of skills and knowledge. Whilst knowledge of best practice within your specific sector

is essential,a good working knowledge of your current consultancy client is just as...

 

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Turn Financial Dreams Into RealityMind Mapping, Mind Map, Mind Maps, Softwaref

13/6/18

 

Mind Mapping Software is being extensively used in the Financial Planning industry to help identify client goals and objectives, to structure and document financial data and to improve client engagement.​

 

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Start Your Business in 6 Easy Steps
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12/6/18

 

Having an idea for a business and actually starting your own business are two very different things. You can have a great idea, but without thorough research and planning, your business idea could remain just that, an idea. 

We have put together 6 easy steps to follow to take your business from idea to reality. 

 

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Ace The Interview; Get The Best CandidateProject Task Management Software

6/6/18

 

Recruiting new staff can be great for an organisation as it is an opprtunity to hire new talent that will bring fresh perspectives and new ideas to the organisation, however managing the recruitment process is a major challenge. 

 

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5 Easy Steps to the Perfect Lessons Project Task Management Software

Learned Session

 

04/06/18

 

Lessons learned on any project is a great way to learn what all key stakeholders think went right and wrong on the engagement. The key is to really make it about learning now so we can continue to improve project delivery performance on the next project, and...

 

 

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Building Your Business Plan With Solid

Foundations


Project Task Management Software

31/5/18

 

MindGenius has thousands of possible uses within an organization to help individuals and teams to plan more thoroughly, stay on track and get the right things done on time. One of the common challenges...

 

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Why Make Project Management Harder 

Than It Has To Be?

28/5/18

 

What is project management? The definition of project management is “the practice of initiating, planning, executing, controlling, and closing the work of a team to achieve specific goals and meet specific success criteria at the specified time... 

 

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To Get Noticed Online You Need To Project Task Management Software

Make A Good Impression

22/5/18

 

 

Social media has become part of nearly everyone’s daily lives and has also

became a key part of business marketing strategies due to its major reach, influence and profile raising capabilities. 

 

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Guest Blogger - 5 Things Every Business Analyst

Needs To Do First

16/5/18

 

Every project engagement kickoffs with much enthusiasm for the work that awaits the project team and customer. Let's plan, let's set the project...

 

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Boss Your Project in 6 Simple Steps Project Task Management Software

16/5/18

 

There are 6 key steps to project management that will make the processes involved quicker and easier without deducting the key elements for success. 

 

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Prep for the Win: A Quick Guide to Writing

Your Dissertation

15/5/18

 

The dissertation is the most dreaded assignment of a student's life. You have to dedicate countless hours to this one project, as well as giving your other assignments and/or exams 100%...

 

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Parallel Thinking- This is What Collaborating 

Teams Do Best

10/5/18

 

With the release of MindGenius 2018 we have included a guided brainstorming option for our users called Solution Finder that guides you and your team to think more creatively, focus on the important things and achieve successful outcomes.

 

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Engage Your Students to Maximise Attainment

10/5/18

 

What is the ultimate success of a teacher or lecturer? Is merely to tick boxes that a certain number of students passed the exam at the end of the year? Or is it to create an engaging learning environment which keeps students...

 

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Guest Blogger - When Projects Collide

10/5/18

 

Ever had a plate full of maybe six or seven projects and they are all in different stages with no more than one or two taking up lots of your time at that moment? Life seems tranquil - or as tranquil as...

 

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Plan to Win, Win to PlanMind Mapping, Mind Map, Mind Maps, Software

9/5/18

 

No matter what type of marketing campaign you are working on there is one thing that is standard across them all, they require extensive planning. 

 

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MindGenius 2018: Here's What's New 

8/5/18

MindGenius is delighted to announce the launch of MindGenius 2018 with

a host of exciting new features all designed to help you achieve your best.

 

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10 Hacks to Beat Exam Fear 

1/5/18

It’s the most stressful time of the year for students across the globe - Exam Time. To help all the students out there we have put together some top tips to beat exam fear. 

 

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Managing Your First Strategic Initiative

21/3/18

 

Strategic initiatives aren’t the same as typical projects—they tend to be considerably more complex and at times have hands on involvement from the top level of management in the business.

 

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An Effective Project Kick-Off Meeting Needs Preparation

20/3/18

 

The initial project kick-off meeting is a key stage in helping to deliver a successful project outcome and provides an opportunity to share the plan with the team and stakeholders.

 

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Recipe for Disaster - Unrealistic Deadlines 

14/3/18

 

There is nothing Positive about taking on an unrealistic deadline that you will never be able to accomplish.

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When 2+2=1/2

5/3/18

 

When a project takes twice the time, costs twice the budget and you get only half of what you expect.

 

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GDPR - Are You Ready?

21/2/18

 

With 87 days until the GDPR Regulation comes into effect, it's more important, now more than ever, to make sure businesses fully

understand what this means.

 

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Project Planning Should Start with the 5W

Questions Before Getting to the How

Project Task Management Software

13/2/18
 

The 5W's provide context and perspective for the low level details found within project plans.

 

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6 Benefits & Uses for Mind Mapping in Project Management

7/2/18

 

There are 6 excellent reasons to use MindGenius for project management, from planning to execution, MindGenius has the tools needed to see your project succeed.

 

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Think With MindGenius 

31/1/18

 

Peter Drucker, the world renowned management consultant, educator and author, is credited with introducing the concept of “knowledge worker”. 

This term has been debated and argued about for decades now and has many diverse definitions.

 

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How to Create a Scope for a Successful Project

26/1/18

 

Discover how to carefully target the deliverables that really matter to your project and avoid the fate of the 41% or projects that failed because the scope had to change mid-project.

 

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Building a Lesson Plan Using MindGenius

24/1/18

 

Create a fully comprehensive lesson plan incorporating themes, objectives and grading using MindGenius Education. 

 

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Mind Mapping for Project Management

22/1/18

 

Not the most obvious scenario – using mind mapping software for planning project requirements, creating work breakdown structures (WBS), then going on to use the same mind mapping software to schedule and ongoing monitor, control and close – what on earth could mind mapping possibly add or contribute to the project management process?

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Meetings... Meetings... Meetings...

19/1/18

 

Meetings have become a staple within every business. However, they are not always effective. Ensure you stay on track of your agenda and capture minutes quickly and easily with MindGenius.

 

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Think Strategy; Think MindGenius

17/1/18

 

Plan and execute successful strategies using MindGenius

 

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Tasks... Stay on Track 

15/1/18

 

Stay on track with your tasks using MindGenius 

 

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Leading SaaS Review Site Awards MindGenius Two Major Recognitions for 2017

8/5/17

 

Project professionals have a responsibility to make sure the information they are communicating meets standards and is also ACCURATE. Would your project pass the test?

 

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Project Stakeholders: Identify, Engage & Manage for Project Success

22/5/17

 

The stand out success factor in any project is ensuring all stakeholders and identified and on board with the project and that there is consensus of agreement on objectives and deliverables.

 

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The 5W's of Project Planning 

17/5/17

 

In project planning, understanding and communicating the five W's can provide context and perspective for the low-level details found within individual project plans.

 

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Project Leaders Depend on Accurate Information

8/5/17

 

Project professionals have a responsibility to make sure the information they are communicating meets standards and is also ACCURATE. Would your project pass the test?

 

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What is Strategy?

8/5/17

 

Strategy is commonly misunderstood and often confused. In this blog we explore what this is and the importance of having a clear strategy in place.

 

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