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A Labor Of Love: What We Learned From God's Love We Deliver

A Labor Of Love: What We Learned From God’s Love We Deliver

October 4, 2016

Giving Back Every year, each member of the ImageThink team chooses a non-profit that we believe in to donate our graphic recording services to.  This year, our team was excited to support God’s Love We Deliver, a Soho-based non-profit doing amazing work providing nutritious and medically-tailored meal delivery to people who really need them.  ImageThink was invited to graphic record a multi-day summit this September, and we were so moved by the organization’s innovative work that we wanted to share what we learned with all of you.   A Labor Of Love In 1985, hospice worker Ganga Stone jumped on […]

ImageThink Making an Impact in Education

ImageThink Making an Impact in Education

September 20, 2016

ImageThink supports a lot of education conferences because visuals are so important to teaching & learning. Faculty, administration, alumni, and students have so much passion that you can feel the energy as we create real-time visual recording summaries of the content. Here are some impactful education conferences and events we have supported South Ward Community Schools Initiative in Newark, New Jersey The education conference brings together families and community members to become active participants in five Newark schools: Louise A. Spencer, Belmont Runyon, BRICK Avon Academy, BRICK Peshine Academy, and Malcom X Shabbazz. Hosted at Belmont Runyon elementary, the event boasted […]

San Diego Comic-Con Recap

San Diego Comic-Con Recap

August 3, 2016

ImageThink graphic recording presented a Draw Your Big Idea graphic recording workshop at San Diego Comic-Con 2016. Co-founder Heather Willems walked attendees through exercises to help them achieve their goals with drawing. The turnout was exceptional, the passion of the group was infectious. Senior Graphic Recorder James Lake created real-time visualizations of the discussion as it unfolded. We started our graphic recording workshop with a brief history of ImageThink, including Heather’s story of starting out as a waitress & eavesdropping on her customer’s conversations. She found out she was a great listener & turned her napkin notes into murals, someone saw them & told her […]

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!

ImageThink graphic recording workshop at San Diego Comic Con

ImageThink graphic recording workshop at San Diego Comic Con

July 18, 2016

Did you know most people have a dormant super power? Imagethink graphic recording is happy to announce we will be presenting a workshop at San Diego Comic Con 2016 on Saturday July 23 from 4-5pm in Room 4. Nora Herting, Heather Willems and James Lake will share principles and exercises from our new book, Draw Your Big Idea. You can clarify your goals and attach actions to them using visual storytelling! We will bring out your inner superhero! Purchase your copy of Draw Your Big Idea & bring your copy to the workshop!          See you in San Diego!

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: What's In Your Toolbelt?

Draw Your Big Idea: What’s In Your Toolbelt?

April 28, 2016

Draw Your Big Idea hits the shelves on June 21st! We wanted to celebrate by sharing some of Nora and Heather’s favorite pages from the book. Drawing from Nora and Heather’s extraordinary experience as artists, teachers, entrepreneurs, and graphic facilitators, Draw Your Big Idea is like a take home workshop in entrepreneurship.  From chapter one through ten, Draw Your Big Idea is chock full of exercises tailored to brainstorming, refining, and executing ideas.   Published by Chronicle Books, Draw Your Big Idea gives readers the visual toolsets that ImageThink’s graphic recorders use to support strategy sessions, conferences, and brainstorm meetings.     In the first chapters we walk you […]