Certified Idea Mapping Instructors Category

I was introduced to Mind Mapping through one of the first Mind Matters Workshops taught at EDS back in February of 1992. My fellow Leadership Development colleague (Randy Raines) was the instructor. I was so impacted by the class that I soon became an instructor for the course myself. In June of that same year Randy […]

Recently Certified Idea Mapping Instructor Patrizia Pfenninger used Idea Mapping to provide a logo and branding for the Northville financial advisors firm NastGroup Financial. You can see the results of her creativity and expert work at the new NastGroup Financial Advisors Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn pages. The response to the new logo and business cards […]

The Idea Mapping Instructor Certification process is not for the faint of heart. It is an elite designation — a demanding and rigorous certification experience unlike no other in the Idea Mapping or Mind Mapping space. So it is with great pride and appreciation that I welcome two new instructor into our family — Patrizia […]

What a treat it will be to teach my Idea Mapping Workshop on December 11-12, 2013 at Vanda’s place in Palm Beach, Florida. It will also be great to see some of my returning certified instructors for a great time of fun and catching up! We have room for 1 more participant if anyone has […]

In March of 2012, Larisa Brigevich, Director of the Global Research Library at Franklin Templeton Investments, conducted a two-day Idea Mapping workshop in Mumbai, India for twelve members of her global team.  Hear Larisa’s team members share how learning idea mapping skills helped them to be more successful at work and in personal life. These […]

In my May 14, 2009 posting I explained what I consider to be small but significant differences between Idea Mapping and Mind Mapping. I expanded a bit on one of those reasons in my May 7, 2012 posting about how Idea Mapping breaks the Mind Mapping Laws laid out in the many books on Mind […]

When the Idea Mapping Book was published by Wiley the Idea Maps included in the book were printed in black & white much to my disappointment. So I’ve slowly been featuring some of those maps in color on my blog. This one was created by Certified Idea Mapping Instructor Liza Seiner. I met Liza in […]

After 11 years of patience and hard work CIMI (Certified Idea Mapping Instructor) Liz Kimura has had the most successful 12 months of teaching Idea Mapping in Brazil and there is no sign of her stopping. Liz is no doubt one of the finest Idea Mapping  instructors around the globe. She was first certified as […]

Debbie Showler is a CIMI (Certified Idea Mapping Instructor) and a Principal Instructor for the Masters Certificate Program taught by Atocrates, Inc.from Whitby, Ontario. Today I want to encourage those of you who are newer to Idea Mapping. I realize many of the examples shared in this blog are very beautiful and it can be […]

This Corporate Vision Map was created by CIMI (Certified Idea Mapping Instructor) Debbie Showler as an Idea Map to visually represent the core values, behaviors, and business of this organization within a large IT Company. At the time Debbie was working for a division of this US-based company in Oshawa, Ontario. Debbie has created thousands […]

Idea Mapping Blog

The purpose of this blog is to share idea mapping examples and related learning from my Idea Mapping, Memory, Speed Reading, and Certification Workshops. This blog is dedicated to my Certified Idea Mapping Instructors, my clients, Mind Mapping and Idea Mapping practitioners around the globe.




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