Establishing a productive mental set

FOR NOTE-TAKING

In order to take best advantage of your note-taking opportunities, it is important for you to organise your approach in a way that allows you to build up a clearly ctured Mind Map as your note-taking progresses. To establish the best mental set for note-taking from a book, use the Mind Map Organic Study Technique (MMOST) as described in detail by Tony ¬°uzan in Use Your Head (Chapter 9). The basic steps are as follows:

Very quickly browse or look through the entire book or article, getting a general feel for the way it is organised.

Work out the length of time to be spent studying and determine the ount of material to be covered in that time.

Making Time Work With You

Making Time Work With You

Of course we all have the same amount of time in the day. But some people struggle to get even the simplest of tasks completed while others can work a weeks worth of jobs into one single day. Time can be our worst enemy or our closest friend. If you are struggling to find the time to get everything in order, if you want to find a way to accomplish a few more dreams and release a few of those huge tasks that seem to be forever hanging over your head, then making time work for you is the key.

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