Mind Mapping: 5 Ways a Visual Plan Can Energize Your Business

By Angela Stringfellow

Small-business owners thrive on ideas and plans. Didn’t your business start as an idea? And didn’t you create a business plan to help you launch that new idea?

Now that your business is up and running, your plate is likely overflowing with daily tasks and responsibilities—with no room for planning out how new ideas can best fit into your business.

One valuable visualization tool that’s being increasingly used for business applications is mind mapping. Mind maps are useful for brainstorming, planning and visualizing everything from marketing strategies and meeting notes to complete business plans.

Mind maps can take a variety of forms, but …read more