I downloaded some open source mind map software today in order to brainstorm a new product approach for the group that I work for. I had a long day. Playing with the software and just doing some free form brainstorming was a huge bright spot.
Check out the software if you want. It's pretty cool - FreeMind.
Here is my output - zoomed out in order to give you perspective...and conveniently shielding my ideas from public scrutiny.
On second thought...here's a generic sample from their website.