Mind mapping is a great way to capture your thoughts and organize them visually. By planning with a mind map you promote creative thinking and avoid forced linear thinking. And yet, mind mapping often ends up being a buzzword, with little explanation by what it means and how you’d go about making a mind map. I’ve written a full tutorial over at Tuts+ covering exactly how to get started with mind mapping.
Check it out here: Mind Mapping 101: The Visual Way to Organize Information