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Posted by: Bill Jarrard on Monday, 5 August 2013 - 10:10am

Smarter not Harder Miss Smith Had It Almost Right when she said ‘study hard now, so you don’t have to work hard later’.

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Posted by: Jennifer Goddard on Thursday, 8 August 2013 - 5:01pm
The Official Biography of TONY BUZAN
In his official Biography "The man who introduced the world to Mind Maps, Tony Buzan reveals that he loyally waited until after Michael Jackson's untimely demise before revealin
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Posted by: Jennifer Goddard on Monday, 10 June 2013 - 7:43pm

I just came across a poster when sorting through my large art folio/bag.

I wanted to share it with you as we often think that things have changed, that things are bad just now and it is hard to find 'me' again. Reading these words inspired me and allowed me to be more at peace with myself - as the world is rushing by.

The interesting thing to note as you read that these thoughts were written in 1978 - just over 30 years ago and they still ring so true.

Desiderata Reconsidered by Tony Buzan

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Posted by: Bill Jarrard on Friday, 26 October 2012 - 12:19pm

This is a simple repost of a blog I did in April, as Tony Buzan and Jennifer Goddard's new book is now available.

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Posted by: Bill Jarrard on Thursday, 29 December 2011 - 8:06am
Mother of Civilization Library

In early December we had a request from a voluntary organization which sets up work in Indus Valley Sindh, the southern part of Pakistan, who have a project to help and facilitate a libraries program in Sindh, with the name of “Mother of Civilization Library”.

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Posted by: Bill Jarrard on Thursday, 2 June 2011 - 8:10am

Tony..

Just a short video recognition of how much we think of you, and that we are thinking of you today on your 69th Birthday

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Jennifer, Bill and all the Buzan Centre Team

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Posted by: Jennifer Goddard on Thursday, 3 March 2011 - 8:05pm

It feels like a new Mind Map program comes out each week - all with a different look, feel and usability.

We get many emails asking about the differences and if you have one product can you upgrade to another?

The core programs are :

iMindMap  

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Posted by: Jennifer Goddard on Friday, 24 December 2010 - 5:49pm

Happy Freethinkers’ Day!!
Today is the day to celebrate Free Thinking, an important element to get your brain buzzing with new ideas.


Let’s do some meta thinking (thinking about thinking)to enhance our creativity, improve our memory and thinking abilities.


How can you learn to think more freely?

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Posted by: Jennifer Goddard on Tuesday, 28 December 2010 - 6:12pm

I have a stack of books on creativity on my bookshelfs.  All have taken a different, dare I say creative, approach to explaining creativity.  From where I am sitting  I can see ...
Tony Buzan's "Power of Creative Intelligence"
Edward de Bono's "Serious Creativity"

Robert Alan Black's Broken Crayons

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Posted by: Jennifer Goddard on Friday, 24 December 2010 - 6:18pm

Just reading Sir Ken Robinson's book, "The Element - How finding your passion changes everything". (The element is the point at which natural talent meets personal passion)

A great read, very insighful and lots of stories of how very famous people found thier element.

I particularly liked the story of how Mind Maps helped unlock our natural intelligences to remember vast amounts of information. Here is an extract in the chapter of In the Zone [pages 96-97]...

 

"Being Yourself


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