The Mind Map Book

How to Use Radiant Thinking to Maximize Your Brain's Untapped Potential

Author: Tony Buzan,Barry Buzan

Publisher: Plume Books

ISBN: 9780452273221

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 320

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An authority on learning techniques and the brain offers a groundbreaking program for tapping and freeing the mind's hidden powers, showing ways to improve memory, concentration, and creativity
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GRASP

The Solution

Author: Chris Griffiths,Melina Costi

Publisher: FilamentPublishing Ltd

ISBN: 1905493762

Category: Decision making

Page: 279

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This title is a pragmatic and straight-talking guide to making decisions and solving problems creatively. If you've always thought creativity was all fluff and no substance, this book will make you think again.
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The Lawyer's Guide to Collaboration Tools and Technologies

Smart Ways to Work Together

Author: Dennis M. Kennedy,Tom Mighell

Publisher: American Bar Association

ISBN: 9781590319796

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 289

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This first-of-its-kind legal guide showcases how to use the latest Web-based and software technologies, such as Web 2.0, Google tools, Microsoft Office, and Acrobat, to work collaboratively and more efficiently on projects with colleagues, clients, co-counsel and even opposing counsel. The book provides a wealth of information useful to lawyers who are just beginning to try collaboration tools, as well as tips and techniques for those lawyers with intermediate and advanced collaboration experience.
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Computers, Visualization, and History

How New Techonology Will Transform Our Understanding of the Past

Author: David J. Staley

Publisher: M.E. Sharpe

ISBN: 9780765635136

Category: Computers

Page: N.A

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A photocopiable literacy activity book for Key Stage 3 students in Year 9. It seeks to cover the key objectives of the Sentence Level strand of the National Literacy Strategy framework. There are over 50 pages of photocopiable activities, and minimal teacher preparation is required. Each topic section includes a lesson starter to use with the whole class (an OHP sheet, a handout or cards), a consolidation activity to reinforce the skill, and an extension activity to challenge more able pupils. There are notes for teachers. The text is part of a series in which there is one book for each year group at Key Stage 3, from Year 7 to Year 9.
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New Directions in LSP Teaching

Author: Jan Engberg

Publisher: Peter Lang

ISBN: 9783039114337

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 331

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Consisting mainly of contributions to the 15th LSP Symposium held in Bergamo in 2005, this volume is divided into three parts. The first part deals with specialized knowledge and its impact on LSP teaching. Another section analyses the relation between teaching language for specific purposes and the process of understanding. The last part is dedicated to curriculum design. Topics include the relations between different types of knowledge and expertise and the influence of cultural and domain specific background knowledge on linguistic choices.
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What School Leaders Need to Know About Digital Technologies and Social Media

Author: Scott McLeod,Chris Lehmann

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118116720

Category: Education

Page: 224

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Facebook, Twitter, Google...today's tech-savvy students are alwaysplugged in. However, all too often their teachers andadministrators aren't experienced in the use of these familiardigital tools. If schools are to prepare students for the future,administrators and educators must harness the power of digitaltechnologies and social media. With contributions from authorities on the topic of educationaltechnology, What School Leaders Need to Know About DigitalTechnologies and Social Media is a compendium of the mostuseful tools for any education setting. Throughout the book,experts including Will Richardson, Vicki Davis, SherylNussbaum-Beach, Richard Byrne, Joyce Valenza, and many othersexplain how administrators and teachers can best integratetechnology into schools, helping to make sense of theoften-confusing world of social media and digital tools. They offerthe most current information for the educational use of blogs,wikis and podcasts, online learning, open-source courseware,educational gaming, social networking, online mind mapping, mobilephones, and more, and include examples of these methods currentlyat work in schools. As the book clearly illustrates, when thesetools are combined with thoughtful and deliberate pedagogicalpractice, it can create a transformative experience for students,educators, and administrators alike. What School Leaders Need to Know About Digital Technologiesand Social Media reveals the power of information technologyand social networks in the classroom and throughout the educationcommunity.
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Modern Mind Mapping for Smarter Thinking

Author: Tony Buzan

Publisher: BookBaby

ISBN: 1908934093

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 256

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This book brings Mind Mapping into the modern age with a bang. Four decades ago, Tony Buzan invented the game-changing thinking tool, the Mind Map. Now over 250 million people are utilising this infinitely flexible tool and its applications have multiplied to span all areas of education, business and home life. In this latest collaboration with creator of iMindMap software and author of GRASP The Solution, Chris Griffiths, the inventor of Mind Maps explores and defines their relevance today. You will learn both the theory and the practise of an infinitely versatile technique from the inventor himself and world experts in the field of innovative thinking. Discover how to update your thinking by using: - Powerful, practical applications for Mind Mapping in everyday life - Different thinking modes to find better solutions - Simple memory techniques to drastically improve your recall - Daydreaming processes to generate huge creative leaps With a collective 60 years of research and experience, Tony Buzan and Chris Griffiths will show you how to take the most powerful thinking tool available and use it to turbo-charge your creativity, productivity and success in the modern age.
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The Visual Marketing Revolution

26 Rules to Help Social Media Marketers Connect the Dots

Author: Stephanie Diamond

Publisher: Que Publishing

ISBN: 0133259676

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 368

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Get Straight to Your Customer’s Mind, Heart, Buy Button…Visually! Skip past the filters: jump straight into your customer’s powerful visual instinct, where 83% of all human learning is processed. Craft messages that can be brilliantly expressed visually. Then, brilliantly express them. Learn the modern and timeless arts of visual persuasion from a master: Stephanie Diamond. Design irresistible visual persona. Tell masterful visual stories. Create breakthrough images, infographics, and video. Use all the visual social tools at your disposal, from Instagram to Pinterest to YouTube. Words can’t express what you need to say. Visuals will. Get this book: see how. Think visually to solve marketing challenges text can’t handle Utilize visual maps to craft sharper messages and strategies Guide prospects on a visual journey they simply must follow Make abstract ideas intensely real and tangible Visually boost the effectiveness of emails, landing pages, and case studies Leverage new presentation tools that go way beyond PowerPoint Clear away obstacles to action with infographics, checklists, and worksheets Add visuals to deepen engagement on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, and Google+ Create outstanding low-cost video for marketing and tutorials Optimize your visuals for tablets and smartphones Quickly improve social media performance with intuitive new visual tools
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Cognitive Remediation Therapy for Schizophrenia

Theory and Practice

Author: Professor Til Wykes,Dr Clare Reeder

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1135444099

Category: Psychology

Page: 328

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Could CRT provide the first structured method of alleviating cognitive deficits associated with schizophrenia? Cognitive Remediation Therapy for Schizophrenia describes the background and development of this new psychological therapy and demonstrates how it provides the first structured help to overcome the thinking problems associated with schizophrenia. In three sections, the book covers the theoretical and empirical underpinning of cognitive remediation therapy and explores its application. Part I, 'The Development of Therapy', provides the historical context and theoretical background to the therapy and emphasizes the value of rehabilitating cognitive deficits. In Part II, 'Improving Cognitive Processes', the process and effects of changing cognition are examined. Finally, in Part III, 'The Process of Therapy', the authors provide a clinical guide to the delivery of cognitive remediation therapy and use case examples to support its efficacy. This book is the first to describe an individual cognitive remediation therapy programme based on a clear model of the relationship between thinking and behaviour. It will be of both academic and clinical value to all those health professionals and clinical academics who want not only to understand the relationships between thought and action but also to intervene to improve therapy.
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Tools and Tactics for Operations Managers (Collection)

Author: Randal Wilson,Arthur V. Hill,Hillel Glazer

Publisher: FT Press

ISBN: 0133115135

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 953

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A brand new collection of state-of-the-art operations management tools and tactics… 3 authoritative books, now in a convenient e-format, at a great price! 3 authoritative eBooks bring together today’s most valuable new operations management techniques and solutions! Apply today’s most innovative operations management techniques to improve performance and value in any organization -- even the most complex or constrained! In High Performance Operations, Hillel Glazer shows how to optimize business performance and profitability while maintaining strong governance and compliance. Glazer demonstrates how to integrate lean and systems thinking, and systematically incorporating compliance into planning for overall performance, value, and profitability, rather than viewing it as an end in itself. Learn how to clarify competing interests and implement pre-conditions for success; use systems thinking to promote operational excellence; eliminate single points of failure; establish proof-of-performance; scale your successes, and get more of "what went right"! The Encyclopedia of Operations Management is the perfect single-volume "field manual" for every OM or supply chain professional. Nearly 1,500 well-organized, up-to-date definitions cover every facet of supply chain design, planning, management, and optimization. For the first time, this remarkable reference brings together up-to-the-minute information about topics ranging from accounting and customer service to transportation and warehousing. Next, in The Operations Manager's Toolbox , Randal Wilson helps you use proven project management (PM) tools and techniques to supercharge efficiency, free up resources, eliminate unnecessary meetings, and get more done faster. Wilson shows how to apply PM to complete crucial "smaller" tasks that can deliver rapid and sizable improvements. You’ll learn how to plan, implement, and measure the success of high-impact changes, and organize key tasks so they actually get done. Discover specific techniques for eliminating waste in engineering, manufacturing, distribution, and inventory. Next, learn how to use PM to manage teams, schedules, budgets, and resources more effectively, and systematically predict and mitigate operational risks. Whatever your role in operations management, this unique eBook collection will help you perform far more effectively – in your organization, and in your career! From world-renowned operations management experts Hillel Glazer, Arthur V. Hill, and Randal Wilson
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