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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 […]

Under the Influencers: Top 8 Takeaways from VMG Symposium

Under the Influencers: Top 8 Takeaways from VMG Symposium

April 18, 2017

Social influencers have proven to be valuable resources for companies around the world, but is there a strategy to finding the right digital marketing partner? Are you a small business and experiencing sticker shock when you approach social influencer marketing? Do they even like being called influencers? ImageThink was a proud creative partner with VMG at their recent Symposium in San Francisco, which gathered thought leaders and top influencers from various industries to talk about marketing. We were there to create visual stories of the content discussed, it was one of the most inspiring events we’ve ever attended. Here are […]

Recruiting Visualized- 5 Key Points about Company Talent

Recruiting Visualized- 5 Key Points about Company Talent

April 10, 2017

Recruiting and talent management are some of the most important processes at any organization… …but what happens when you hire too many “cultural fits”? How does HR “earn a seat at the table”? And what do you say to a 23 year old that thinks they should be made CEO after working at the company for only 6 months? ImageThink was a proud creative partner with Viseo at their recent Talent Summit in Silicon Valley, which gathered thought leaders from Linkedin, Google, Tinder (and more) to talk about talent recruitment and human resources planning. We were there to create visual stories of […]

Amex's Top Business Traveler Trends from 2016: Illustrated

Amex’s Top Business Traveler Trends from 2016: Illustrated

August 8, 2016

  The Global Business Travel Association… is the “world’s premiere business travel and meetings organization,” with over 7,000 members spread across six continents.  Last month, during the GBTA’s convention in Denver, CO, Amex revealed the findings of its Global Business Traveler Sentiment Index, which measured the latest business traveller trends for the business traveller community. Travel is a constant for us at ImageThink, where we support clients around the globe.  So we were excited to go to Denver to support Amex’s booth with a large scale infographic based on their report’s findings.  Not only did it draw conference attendees into the […]

ImageThink Master Course at PPTOW WORLDZ

ImageThink Master Course at PPTOW WORLDZ

August 1, 2016

  ImageThink is happy to announce we will be presenting Master Course DRAW YOUR IDEAS INTO ACTION at PPTOW! WORLDZ on Aug 2-3 in LA! Bridge the gap from ideation to execution by simply picking up a pen. Quincy Jones, Kerri Walsh Jennings, Dr. Peter Diamandis, Brit Morin, Tony Hawk, Jane Rosenthal, IN-Q and George Whitesides are among the headlining speakers at this future-focused summit to create the world of tomorrow. “A Harvard for Culture”. See you in LA! Check out our original appearance at PPTOW!

GISC Visual Leadership: Only Two Spots Left!

GISC Visual Leadership: Only Two Spots Left!

July 11, 2016

The GISC Visual Leadership workshop only has two spots left!  Held August 11-13 in beautiful Cape Cod, the workshop will give participants the visual skill sets to become stronger leaders.   The first workshop since the release of Draw Your Big Idea, the GISC Visual Leadership event is an incredibly special opportunity to gain insights and strategic tools from ImageThink cofounder and Draw Your Big Idea coauthor Nora Herting. To get ready for the event, Nora answered some frequently asked questions about why visuals can be such a powerful leadership tool. 1) What are the key learnings you want attendees to […]

Representation in Graphic Recording

June 27, 2016

Within the past few years, there has been a resurgence of conversations, panels, and initiatives focused towards diversity and everything that falls under that term’s umbrella.  Not just in media and social forums, but in the conferences and internal sessions for businesses and teams we regularly support. “Diversity” is a term that, in the context of organizations and institutions, covers a number of issues such as workplace personnel and leadership, cultivating an inclusive culture, and searching for talent from underrepresented demographic pools. We’ll focus on this in terms of image making and media. When we talk about diversity in images, a […]

Draw Your Big Idea Week!

Draw Your Big Idea Week!

June 20, 2016

Our book Draw Your Big Idea is the ultimate productivity tool for you and/or your organization. The exercises will make your brainstorming session more successful, whether it’s just you or a room full of your colleagues. Join the online launch party this week, press & reviews have been pouring in… “Draw Your Big Idea is designed to turn your ideas into reality. Heather and Nora provide a fantastic process for capturing  great ideas in your head, using simple but powerful language.” – Mike Rohde, bestselling author of The Sketchnote Handbook and The Sketchnote Workbook “IMAGETHINK’S NEW BOOK IS SHEER BRILLIANCE. […]

Draw Your Big Idea: A Day In The Life

Draw Your Big Idea: A Day In The Life

June 13, 2016

Every business should be focused on their customers, but how do you act on becoming truly customer centric? In Draw Your Big Idea, we provide you the tools to map resources, hone your vision, and create action plans to send your ideas into the world.  But, before those plans can be put into action, there is another key element that must enter the fold: your customer! We dedicated an entire chapter to Picturing Your Customer. Whether you’re planning to open a coffee shop or a tech start up, it’s essential that you get to know the people who will use […]

Draw Your Big Idea: Your Legacy

Draw Your Big Idea: Your Legacy

June 6, 2016

If you live your life with purpose, how will you be remembered? While working on Draw Your Big Idea, we spent a lot of time looking at which exercises have helped our clients the most, and thinking about ways we could harness the power of those exercises in the form of a book to share with you all.   This post shares an exercise from Chapter 3: Declaring Your Purpose. Thinking about how you want to be remembered is an important step towards making decisions that add meaning and happiness to your life achievements. The Legacy Exercise is one step […]