Books Category

On January 9, 2012 I wrote a posting about a new book written by my literary agent — Jodie Rhodes. Jodie now has a new website for this book at A unique attribute of this book is that all money generated by the sales of this memoir will be donated to The Jodie Rhodes […]

Confessions – A New Book by Jodie Rhodes

In: Books

Jodie Rhodes is my literary agent and the person to whom I give credit for getting my Idea Mapping book published by a major publisher — John Wiley & Sons. I was introduced to Jodie by my good friend Scott Hagwood who is a 4-time USA Memory Champion, the 1st Grand Master of Memory in […]

I just happened to be on Amazon today and noticed that they have dropped the price of the hard cover to $14.17. Usually Amazon prices this book between $16 – $18, but occasionally it drops as it has today. Buy one today before the prices goes back up.

If you are a student or have a student that wants to strengthen their learning skills, Concise Learning: Learn More & Score Higher in Less Time with Less Effort is for you. This book will help you learn more and score higher on tests in less time and with less effort. Learning how to learn […]

Mind Chi Book Released Today in the UK

In: Books, Vanda North

For those of you in the Idea Mapping and Mind Mapping worlds, the names Vanda North and Richard Israel are probably familiar to you. They joined forces and have written a new book titled “Mind Chi” published by Wiley — the same publisher who published Idea Mapping. Here’s a brief description of the book: “When […]

Looking for that perfect gift for a special person in your life? Do you have someone in your life who is overwhelmed with information, their job, managing projects, organizing their thinking, planning, studying, remembering, developing and delivering presentations, or generally bored with how they take notes in meetings or in classes. Do you know anyone […]

Billy Waters from Ireland first contributed to this blog April 3, 2008. Today he is sharing his second idea mapping example which is a summary of the book titled “The 4-Hour Workweek” by Timothy Ferriss.  To see more of Billy’s examples check out his Flickr Photostream and Evernote for more book summaries and Evernote for […]

In recent webinars and workshops I’ve mentioned a book that is nothing but symbols that you can draw into your idea maps. It’s the Widget Rebus Symbols Glossary. It’s not sold on Amazon, and I forgot how hard it was to find. I found it from david(at)teachgrid(dot)com. Above is a branch from the recommended reading […]

Orbiting the Giant Hairball is a book written by Gordon MacKenzie and it is featured in the “Favorites” section of my new bookstore. Megan Clark is a high-level leader at a large automotive company in southeastern Michigan.  We met in 1998 when she brought me in to teach the first of many classes at her […]

Kaizad Irani, Certified Idea Mapping Instructor, is back again with one of his masterpieces.  Kaizad Irani is the Program Director for Horticulture and Landscape Design at Parkland College in Champaign, Illinois. All of his contributions have been outstanding. Search this blog on “kaizad” and see more of his beautiful idea maps. This is one of […]

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