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Prioritize Your Work and Life with MindManager

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“Time management is an oxymoron. Time is beyond our control, and the clock keeps ticking regardless of how we lead our lives. Priority management is the answer to maximizing the time we have.”

— John C. Maxwell

With the new year already well underway, and resolutions top of mind, many professionals and businesses may be wondering how they can be better organized and work more efficiently in 2018. Workloads are increasing year after year, so professionals in all types of business will need to find new tools and techniques to make the most out of their time and help them work smarter, not harder.

It’s for that reason that we believe prioritization is an essential part of planning your work and life, and we’ve made a new tool to help you do it!

With MindManager 2018, we’ve made it even easier to prioritize your brainstorm results, project plans, to do lists, strategies and everything else you’re diagramming, so that you can be as efficient as possible at work and in your personal life.

Watch the video below to learn how you can use MindManager 2018 to help prioritize your life this year.

Easily Visualize Your Priorities

With the new Priority View in MindManager 2018 for Windows, you can take any diagram (like this SWOT example)…

SWOT Analysis - Without Priority Tags

… and break the information down based on their priority levels.

The new Priority View first lists all the unprioritized topics in an ‘uncategorized’ column on the left-hand side of the view.

MindManager Priorities Tool - Step 1

Then, all you need to do is drag and drop your topics to the appropriate priority level.

MindManager Priorities Tool - Step 2When you exit the priority view, you’ll now see all of your topics and their corresponding priority labels in your original diagram.

SWOT Analysis - With Priority Tags

This allows you to not only categorize information based on topic, but also easily see what tasks are the most pressing, and what can be left for a later date.

If you’re interested in learning some more time management strategies that you can pair with MindManager to more easily prioritize your life, you may in interested in this G2 Crowd article titled 8 Time Management Strategies to Help You Crush the Workday

Try the New Priority View!

The new Priority View in MindManager 2018 means you no longer have to be overwhelmed by all of your projects and tasks. Optimize your time and energy with better prioritization.

Hop into the Priority View now to get a clearer view of your priorities. Start tackling the most important items first to help you get a head start in 2018!

P.S. If you haven’t got your hands on the 2018 version of MindManager yet, we have a 30-day free, full-feature trial program you can take advantage of.


About the author: This year marks Michael Deutch’s 10th year with Mindjet, now a division of Corel. He’s currently our Vice President, MindManager Product Management, but he doesn’t believe in silos — he’s acted as product ambassador, driven social media campaigns, and led 14 successful cross-functional product launches for MindManager. You can reach him at michael [dot] deutch [at] corel [dot] com.

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