Purdue University’s Krannert Magazine

17 Aug 2006 In: Articles

This week I got a note from Eric Neslson, Communications Coordinator for Purdue’s Krannert School of Management in West Lafayette, Indiana. He asked me to write a column on my upcoming book, Idea Mapping, for the October issue of the Krannert Magazine. This publication goes to 30,000 alumni. Since I am a Purdue and Krannert alum, I couldn’t be more excited!

G*O* B*O*I*L*E*R*S*!!!

John Wiley & Sons announced on August 1, 2006 that Sezam Book Publishing will be the first to publish a global translation of Jamie Nast’s Idea Mapping book.

Mindjet’s First MindManager Monday Event

25 Jul 2006 In: MindManager

SF Bay Area Community: Attend Mindjet’s First MindManager Monday Event

You’re invited to join Mindjet for a discussion on business mapping, hosted by the movement’s greatest visionaries on visualizing and managing information.

July 31st, 2006, 6:00-8:30pmAppetizers and drinks will be served

Featured Speaker:
Jamie Nast, Author of Idea Mapping

Mindjet Corporation Koshland Building1160 Battery Street, 4th FloorSan Francisco, CA 94111

Register by Tuesday, July 25th

Great Book Suggestion

20 Jun 2006 In: Books

I just finished reading Marketing Outrageously by Jon Spoelstra. It has to be one of the best business books I have ever read. Not only was it an entertaining read, but it was also filled with real examples of how to market OUTRAGEOUSLY!!

Even though the examples were not necessarily along my line of work, it was not difficult to ask myself, “How could this apply to me?” It should be required reading for every company.

Go to http://www.mindjet.com/us/download/index.php?s=1 to download a trial version today.

My website (www.IdeaMappingSuccess.com) is now offering 5 discussion forums. Their descriptions follow:

  • Idea Mapping (General Chat) – This is a general Idea Mapping Forum for public discussions around any general Idea Mapping topic. I look forward to hearing your thoughts!
  • Idea Mapping (The Book) – This Forum is for public discussions around Jamie’s Idea Mapping Book.
  • Idea Mapping (Workshops) – This Forum is for public discussions about the Idea Mapping Workshop. To read comments from actual workshop participants, you may view the Forum for Idea Mapping Workshop Participants. There is also a private Forum for Certified Idea Mapping Facilitators.
  • Idea Mapping (Workshop Participants) – This Forum is viewable to the public, but only workshop participants may post. This forum is for you to share your learning, successes, and questions with each other after completing the class. These discussions will be around any topics covered in the Idea Mapping Workshop. Remember you can also share your Idea Maps by adding them to the examples under the Book link.
  • Idea Mapping (Certified Facilitators) – This Forum is not viewable to the public and reserved for Idea Mapping Facilitators. This forum is for you to share your learning, successes, and questions with each other after completing the certifiaction course. These discussions will be around any topics you want to discuss or share regarding your certification and future success.

For anyone who has previously taken any Idea Mapping courses, I encourage you to register as a client/user and then log into the Forum for workshop participants. It will be a great way to share successes, learning and questions with each other! Hope you enjoy it!

Jamie Nast

Idea Mapping is now available for pre-ordering on over 50 different websites (including Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Borders, Walden Books, WalMart & Target) spanning 9 countries. Pre-order from Amazon today! Online store will begin shipping on September 20, 2006!

Go to www.IdeaMappingSuccess.com for a full schedule of workshops. The next open workshop taught by Jamie Nast (Author of Idea Mapping) will be held in Livonia, Michigan on July 20-21, 2006. Registration is limited to the first 30 participants.

HEADLINE: The Secret To Tapping Into Your Unused Brainpower!

Idea Mapping (order from Amazon today!) is a simple and profound tool that helps individuals improve planning, creativity, thinking and learning while simultaneously creating and producing incredible results. An idea map is a colorful, single-page diagram that visually captures issues we face each day. This technique gives people the increased ability to more competently plan, organize, communicate, remember, innovate, and learn — and accomplish these faster than ever before! By engaging both hemispheres of the brain, this approach frees us to think, see, and understand far more efficiently than when using a multi-page, linear document outlining the same information. The associative process that Idea Mapping uses is easy to learn and mirrors how the brain naturally and freely connects information. This book teaches readers how to create and read idea maps, describes the three keys to developing idea maps, and guides readers in overcoming potential obstacles when initially learning this skill. Idea Mapping includes a wide array of actual maps (and the stories behind them) created and used by 21 business people around the globe. Whether you’re an overwhelmed businessperson, an overworked entrepreneur, or someone who just wants to solve problems better and faster, Idea Mapping is a perfect guide for anyone who wants to work more efficiently—and achieve success in business and life. Jamie brings her practical workshop right to the reader.

A CD-Rom is packaged with each book and includes: a 21-day trial version of MindManager software by Mindjet (the world’s most successful mapping software provider), Flash demos that show this product in action, and PDFs that provide more information on how to use the software, as well as information on how others have used it themselves.

Jamie Nast (Plymouth, MI) is a licensed Master Trainer and Manager of the Americas for the UK-based company, The Learning Consortium. She regularly conducts workshops and has taught Idea Mapping to more than 14,900 (as of February 2009 she’s now taught over 17,000) people around the world. Jamie’s workshops augment mental aptitudes and maximize personal productivity. Her range of expertise spans idea mapping, speed reading, leadership, creating personal missions, memory, presentations, tapping creativity, empowerment, strategic planning, graphic facilitation, and learning to learn. She has been published in Personal Excellence and been a guest on VoiceAmerica.com. For more information see www.IdeaMappingSuccess.com.

0-471-78862-7• US$ 24.95/CAN$ 31.99/UK£ 16.99• Hardcover
Available September 2006 wherever books are sold and available on

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