Wednesday, April 21, 2010

Tony Buzan Brings His Mind Mapping Techniques to the U.S.


PRESS RELEASE

TONY BUZAN BRINGS HIS MIND MAPPING TECHNIQUE FOR IMPROVING DECISION MAKING, CREATIVITY, COMMUNICATIONS SKILLS TO U.S.

Best Selling Author, Lecturer, Consultant To Tour US Cities


NEW YORK, NY—APRIL 4, 2010—In a career that has spanned decades, Tony Buzan has helped millions around the world to improve their professional and personal lives by improving decision making, unlocking their creativity and enhancing their memory skills with Mind Mapping techniques.

Now Tony is bringing his program to the United States.

A best selling author and consultant to major international corporations, Tony will host workshops and seminars in New York, Minneapolis and San Francisco May 3 to 18, where he will describe The ThinkBuzan System.

Course attendees will learn how to work creatively, generate innovative new ideas, deliver dynamic and engaging presentations, improve their organisation and planning skills, and enhance their training repertoires with a system that has been developed over 40 years of experience.

Mind Maps, which Tony invented in the 1970s, are now used by over 250 million people worldwide. He is a consultant for businesses and government organisations all over the world, including IBM, Microsoft, Oracle, Walt Disney, Boeing, BP, HSBC, and the BBC.

The royal families of Bahrain and Liechtenstein and global media personalities and prominent world figures have benefited from using his techniques.

After a presentation by Buzan at HSBC’s headquarters, Anne Ewing, the bank’s Head of Learning & Development , said that “he held the audience spellbound as he challenged, confronted and tested our collective assumptions about how adults learn. His complete mastery of his subject shone through... He is an extraordinary teacher and communicator”.

In 2008 Tony received the Lifetime Achievement Award from the American Creativity Association (ACA). Forbes Magazine has named Tony one of five top international speakers, along with Mikhail Gorbachev, Henry Kissinger and Margaret Thatcher, and reported that “Buzan shows corporate executives how to hotwire their creative energies.”

He has authored or co-authored over 100 books on the brain, which have been translated into 33 languages and published in over 150 countries. During the US tours, he workshops and seminars will be co hosted by Chris Griffiths, ThinkBuzan’s CEO and author of ‘Mind Maps for Business’.

The ThinkBuzan System is built around a number of cutting edge techniques that address key areas such as; working creatively to generate new ideas and innovative solutions, combating information overload, dealing easily with an overwhelming workload, making correct decisions quickly, and thinking strategically and setting goals to boost personal and business development.

Tony’s US Tour events are an ideal opportunity for all executives, consultants, trainers and managers, anyone working n education, marketing and PR, or human resources and development to sharpen their professional skills.

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For Editors
Testimonials About Tony Buzan and the Think Buzan System

“Tony didn’t invent the brain. He did invent the instructions”.
-John Husbands, Institute of Management

Tony has been described as “a mesmerizing speaker” by Stephen Lundin, author of the five-million-copy bestselling ‘FISH!’, who went on to say that “in a few hours he communicated to a business audience the practical portion of what I had spent four years studying.”

Raymond Keene, of The Times newspaper in London, declared that “Tony Buzan will do for the brain what Stephen Hawking did for the universe... there can be no clearer or more effective mental tool”. Maurice Gavin, Chairman of The Institute for Management Studies, said, "Tony Buzan, the father of Mind Mapping, has impacted millions with his thinking and toolset. I am not only a huge fan, but also a devout user of his Mind Mapping thinking process."


Leon Sadler, vice president for professional services at FICO, stated the true power of Tony’s process: “I’ve relied on Mind Maps in my work with the world’s premier technical knowledge-based organizations, including Accenture, IBM and now FICO, a leader in analytics and decision management. I have passed on my enthusiasm to my co-workers and kids, and enjoy watching a new generation of Mind Mappers develop.”


TONY BUZAN—Biographical Highlights
• Recognised with a Lifetime Achievement Award from the American Creativity Association (ACA).
• Founder of the World Memory Championships.
• Founder of the World Speed Reading Championships. Previous editor of the international journal of MENSA, the High IQ Society.
• Waterstones bookshops and the Express Newspaper group have recently selected one of Tony's books, 'Use Your Head', as one of the 1000 greatest books of the past millennium.

FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT:
• Tony Buzan: http://www.thinkbuzan.com/uk/company/about/tony-buzan
• ThinkBuzan Ltd: http://www.thinkbuzan.com/uk/company/about
• The ThinkBuzan System & The US Tour: http://www.thinkbuzan.com/uk/services/training/usa2010

FOR PRESS INFORMATION, PHOTOGRAPHS, OR TO ARRANGE INTERVIEWS WITH TONY BUZAN PLEASE CONTACT: Kath Church 952-297-7496

 
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