One of my clients was reading these books. Given it is important to them, I decided to look a little into the books and see if my company had any research that was relevant and contextual so as to proactively show the value of our knowledge.
Step 1: I created a basic mindmap (above).
Step 2: I searched on amazon.com for each book to get a sense of its coverage and tags that I might use to assess any match with our research.
After searching through research, I built this map which had one more layer to be added.
…and that was to include a brief intro to each research note.
So the tree was:
- The identified book.
- Contextual research title; and
- Brief intro to the content.
Creating a document outline that can be built from within the mindmap then exported to Word.
Started with the title and headings for 3 sections.
Then I fleshed out the sections above with sub-sections, as below.
…and further down to more headings.
At this point I am illustrating how text is added to the body of he document under one of the sub-sectional headings.
From there I choose to export and you can see the options on the left.
Once I select Word as my output I am presented with the formatting choices below.
This is the word output from my example.
It is worth noting that any amount of content, from a page to a book, would be published to this or other formats at the press of a button.
All of the above is using Mindmanager – feel free to send any questions my way and I will do my best to provide practical answers.