Sunday, October 14, 2012
Mind-Mapping Software Programs for Travel Industry Professionals, Executives, Intrapreneurs and Entrepreneurs
(photo courtesy: http://www.edrawsoft.com/MindMap.php)
Travel professionals, executives and companies do a lot of mind-mapping. That is, we spend a lot of time brainstorming and conceptualizing ideas and visions, "fleshing them out", then bringing them into reality.
Most of us just use pen and paper when jotting down our initial ideas for new products, services, brands or companies. We then move to a program like Microsoft Word to transform and expand the concept into a business plan.
But are there any mind-mapping software programs out there for business professionals, executives, intrapreneurs or entrepreneurs like us? Yes, there are!
The one I personally own is www.SmartDraw.com. I love this program and it's been a tremendous asset and resource in jotting down ideas, thoughts, "fleshing them out", then transforming them into concrete plans, presentations, diagrams, charts, timelines, products, services and more.
There are also many other excellent mind-mapping software programs out there to consider. Here's an initial list of programs to research - and see which one just might be perfect for you or your company: