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Mindjet User Spotlight: Jason W. Womack


Name: Jason W. Womack
Title/Company: Founder, The Jason Womack Company
Started using Mindjet: 2005Social Media Links: LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter

How did you hear about Mindjet? I have been a “mind-mapper” for more than 20 years. I used mind maps in college to take notes, then later as a high school teacher to plan lessons. By 1995, I was teaching mind mapping to my students as a way to prepare for exams, to brainstorm ideas for papers, and even to clear their minds before athletic events. 10 years after that, as a senior trainer working with David Allen, presenting the Getting Things Done seminars, I started using Mindjet.

What do you primarily use it for? My most recent use of the newly updated software was while I was writing my newest book, Your Best Just Got Better. For the 18 weeks that I had to write the manuscript, I actually started each week by first updating my mind maps. The book has 13 “sections” and for each one I made a mind map.

What is your favorite feature and why? My favorite feature of this software is not so much a button to click or a rule to run; my favorite aspect is how easy it is to use. I blog weekly, write articles for magazines monthly, and am working on the next book; I use Mindjet “just about” every day; well, every day that I’m creating content, that is!

Is there anything Mindjet helps with that was unexpected? The ability to save a map as a PDF and share it with a client I’m writing a keynote presentation for or an editor I’m working with is key. In a quick, comprehensive and visually appealing way, I get my ideas in context and into view. Thank you, MindJet!

Jason is the CEO and Founder of The Jason Womack Company, an advisor to leaders worldwide and an author dedicated to helping individual contributors, entrepreneurs and executives work effectively and efficiently so they have the time, energy and focus to achieve more in work and in life.