Debbie Showler 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 […]

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 […]

Debbie Showler’s idea map from the Oprah Show (posted on this blog on February 15, 2008) has been so popular that I decided to include another map of Oprah’s Show. If it continues to be a popular hit, maybe I will consider a once-a-month Oprah Idea Map! I created this summary map from yesterday’s history-making […]

Creating idea maps in the moment (I call them “real-time” maps) is one of the most advanced skills, and no one does this better than Debbie Showler. Debbie is a Certified Idea Mapping Instructor from Whitby, Ontario. On February 6, 2008 the Oprah Show did a rerun of a show called, “The Secret Behind the […]

On September 16, 2007 I started a series called “Did We Read the Same Article?” Professionals attending the Idea Mapping Workshop each create a map from an overview of Stephen Covey’s The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People. Each map ends up looking quite different, and I’m sharing a series of these maps so you […]

Jay Cross, author of Informal Learning, is putting together a Gallery of Exemplary Learning Graphics for the Learning 2006 Conference in Orlando, FL. The conference is hosted by Elliott Masie and is co-sponsored by ASTD. Included in Jay’s gallery will be several idea maps including one from Debbie Showler of Whitby, Ontario, Megan Clark of […]

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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