This episode is about the
most powerful tool that I know for planning anything. A process map
is a tool for visualising a workflow. It's also called a
workflow map or a network diagram—there are many different names
for this tool.
It's a way of clarifying exactly what has to happen to in order for
you to get all the way from where you are now, to your final goal.
The map shows the dependencies between all inputs, processes, and
outputs. This identifies the logic of all the
work ahead of you.
You don't need to be involved in project management to benefit from
creating workflow maps. Visualising your workflows can help you
achieve your goals in any aspect of life. However, a workflow
diagram is also the basis of many useful project management tools,
PERT Chart or Gantt
chart. If you want to get more into project management, you can
use this tool to identify the critical
path and critical