The Sophisticated Marketer's Podcast: Breaking The Rules with Lori Joyce

The Sophisticated Marketer’s Podcast: Breaking The Rules with Lori Joyce

October 9, 2017

Baking Cupcakes and Breaking Boundaries Best known as one half of The Cupcake Girls, Lori Joyce broke all the rules of business when she and her friend began a cupcake-centric reality show at the age of 27—without even knowing how to bake. But what sets her apart from the many food trends that have popped up and passed on in recent years is her marketing savvy, and her instinct for creating authentic connections with her brand. Jason Miller interviewed Lori Joyce on The Sophisticated Marketer’s Podcast, and we are happy to present our sketchnotes of Lori’s story. Jason is the senior Content […]

The Sophisticated Marketer's Podcast: Insights from Seth Godin

The Sophisticated Marketer’s Podcast: Insights from Seth Godin

September 11, 2017

Seth Godin is a marketing wizard. But it’s not a focus on the latest marketing trends that makes him so effective. It’s his emphasize on empathy, storytelling, and building valuable human connection that has made him so successful; and so inspiring to others in the field. Jason Miller interviewed him on The Sophisticated Marketer’s Podcast. Jason is the senior Content Marketing Manager for LinkedIn Marketing Solutions, and his podcast is packed with insightful stories and great conversations with some of the smartest folks in marketing. His twice-monthly show parts the cloud of marketing mystery to bring listeners down-to-earth, practicable solutions to finding your audience and getting […]

The Business Leader's Visual Library

The Business Leader’s Visual Library

September 2, 2017

At ImageThink, we’re passionate about using visuals to unlock innovation, facilitate collaboration and increase understanding among groups – all of which are mission-critical to building a business in the 21st Century. Chances are that if you’re reading this, you’re also interested in those objectives and how graphic recording and facilitation techniques can help you achieve them. You’re not alone. The following is our list of recommended visual books for the visually-savvy business leader. Draw Your Big Idea Written by ImageThink’s co-founders Nora Herting and Heather Willems, Draw Your Big Idea features 100-plus exercises to help you brainstorm, refine and execute ideas in your home, design studio, and office. With […]

To Enhance Your Meetings, Clarify Your Goals

To Enhance Your Meetings, Clarify Your Goals

August 21, 2017

What happens when you bring together your best and brightest? In our experience supporting thousands of brainstorm and strategy sessions, either one of two things: 1) You’ll leave the team meeting energized and ready to forge ahead together. 2) You and your team could walk out feeling even more lost than when you started, with diverging goals, overloaded to-do lists, and no clear plan to make any of it happen. After nearly 10 years of supporting strategy and brainstorm sessions for Fortune 50 companies and startups alike, we’ve seen plenty of examples of both outcomes. We like the first a […]

Get Visual With Your Team! Graphic Facilitation Workshops and ImageDrink

Get Visual With Your Team! Graphic Facilitation Workshops and ImageDrink

July 25, 2017

Outside The Box Results Require A Creative Approach; Graphic Facilitation Workshops Can Help The best leaders recognize that creativity is a crucial asset for productivity and long term success. If you’re reading this, then you probably do, too. While business “smarts” and creative practices are often painted as being at odds, at ImageThink we believe that they go hand in hand. Visual thinking and graphic facilitation has the power to improve brainstorms, clarify action items, and boost collaboration—all with a marker and white board. But don’t take our word for it; through graphic facilitation workshops, we’ve partnered with clients like Google and IBM to give leaders and decision makers visual […]

ImageDrink - Drink and Draw - July Edition!

ImageDrink – Drink and Draw – July Edition!

July 24, 2017

Comics Jams, Drawing Conga Lines, and Beer and Wine: What’s Not To Like? Get some shelter from the dog days, meet new faces and break the ice with drawing games that will get your creative impulses firing.  Berg’n will keep the drinks flowing, and ImageThink will provide the drink and draw supplies and activities, which will involve team play, improv and some puzzle solving.  7-9pm, at Berg’n (899 Bergen, between Franklin and Classon), $12 admission (admission covers free drink ticket and supplies for the evening)

Stick Out (In a Good Way): A Quick Guide to Engaging Event Attendees

Stick Out (In a Good Way): A Quick Guide to Engaging Event Attendees

July 10, 2017

  Conference fatigue is real. Especially for those whose jobs require them to call tradeshow booths home, and whose commute time is marked not in subway stops, but by plane rides.   But the success of a conference or trade show depends on its ability to stand apart, break expectations, and find moments of human connection amid the hustle and bustle. In corporate events, whether you’re hosting an internal conference or designing a tradeshow booth, it takes careful planning to make it a success. Here are a few ways we can help.     1) Go Viral to Set The Stage for […]

Become a Better Leader: Register Now for Visual Leadership Workshop!

Become a Better Leader: Register Now for Visual Leadership Workshop!

June 27, 2017

Come for the beach view, stay for the leadership skills. Looking to become a stronger leader this summer?  Go beyond most management classes and join ImageThink co-founder Nora Herting for a leadership retreat in graphic facilitation, September 14-16th, in beautiful Cape Cod. Visual Leadership is a program in Graphic Facilitation for consultants, teachers, leaders, facilitators, project managers, and anyone in between. What Is It? Led by co-founder of ImageThink Nora Herting, and supported by GISC faculty Sky Freyss-Cole and Gwynne Guzzeau, these management classes will cover strategic tools that will help you: Visualize Your Ideas and Stimulate Participation Present your ideas visually and get buy-in […]

Brainstorming The Beach: ImageThink at Cannes Lions 2017

Brainstorming The Beach: ImageThink at Cannes Lions 2017

June 26, 2017

Visualizing a New World in Healthcare Last week, Cannes Lions Health brought together the best minds in healthcare, creative advertising, and industry trends. The goal?  To spark meaningful discussion on the future of these industries in the face major shifts in technology that are shaping our world. ImageThink hosted and graphic facilitated the Unconference Zone at Cannes Lions Health, shaping meaningful discussions and leading participants to tangible insights that popped off the page.  During the two days at Cannes Lions, we guided conversation and visualized perspectives as diverse as the think tank participants. Insights about creative communications came in from CMO’s, creative directors, […]

Big Brainstorms, Better Health, at Cannes Lions

Big Brainstorms, Better Health, at Cannes Lions

June 12, 2017

Picturing a Healthier World, at Cannes Lions Health On June 17th and 18th, ImageThink is partnering with Lions Health at Cannes Lions in the Unconference Zone.  Whether you’re a healthcare professional, a creative partner, or a tech wunderkind, we look forward to picturing your big ideas at Lions Health. Swing by the UnConference Zone, where we will facilitate four interactive Think Tanks: Brand Reputation, Talent, Digital Disruption, and the Future of healthcare. We can promise vibrant discussion and meaningful connections as you see your ideas drawn into action around content that matters to you most. Setting The Record in Men’s Health Cannes […]