Unlike graphical facilitation, where you’re recording a group’s output and making meaning in real time, in many cases you’re creating a mind map in isolation and then sharing it with others with whom you may not be face to face. That means they don’t have the context that you did at the time you created the map.
In other words, YOU know what you meant when you structured your mind map and its contents the way you did, but they may not understand what you’re trying to communicate. That means it’s very important that you review your mind maps before you share them from the point of view of their intended audience. Ask yourself: “What if I was them? Would I ‘get’ this?” If the answer is “no,” then you have more work to do!
Via Dave Wood, Ariana Amorim