Mind map symbols
The big excuse!
This is something I always hear people say as an excuse: I CANNOT DRAW!
In those cases I can only say: You believe that, I don't; but you are 100% right!. And this only because you
belief it's true!.
I think Albert Einstein had a saying like that as well.
But in my 14 years of training people I have never met a person who couldn't draw the symbols which I put on
Maybe you are the only exception. But I dare you: Take a closer look at this drawing and try to draw 3 of
I am sure you are able doing that!.
Symbols that even you can draw
Well, how did you do?
Of course you could! Maybe not perfectly, but you could.
This means your drawing skills are good enough to make a good mind map. You passed the test.
Actually we all can draw a bit. I have never ever seen a kid that could not draw. Sure, one was better than the
In case of drawing a mind map what really counts is the intention, not the result. It really is a shame that we
have (consciously) forgotten how to draw. And I am convinced that you can do it as well.
Well, if you still hesitate, I simply ask you to take away your obstacle in your mind. You can
I actually advise you to use symbols which are used often to make a special book for them. Draw
them in there. In this way you'll always have examples on you. This will save you time when producing a mind
map and when you have problems coming up with the right symbol.
Let's go to our imagination and associations