Events

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Reaching Base Camp: Insights from Million Dollar Women Summit

Reaching Base Camp: Insights from Million Dollar Women Summit

March 28, 2017

Over the last decade, women entrepreneurs have started twice as many businesses as men, employing 7.8 million people, Yet only 3% of women entrepreneurs reach one million dollars in revenue. Last week’s Million Dollar Women Summit brought together 150 women entrepreneurs, 25 female founder coaches, and 5 compelling panelists, all with one mission: to help bring one million women to one million dollars in revenue by 2020. ImageThink co-founder Heather Willems joined an incredible line up of entrepreneurs to discuss business ideas for women what it takes to start and run a business. Read on for highlights from the discussion. […]

8 Ways To Start ImageThinking

8 Ways To Start ImageThinking

March 13, 2017

At ImageThink, we’re passionate about helping you picture your big ideas. Whether you’re setting your quarterly strategy, running a conference, or telling your brand story at a tradeshow, we’re here to help your team align and make your content shine with visual thinking.  Read on to learn 8 ways to collaborate with our graphic recorders and graphic facilitators to make the most of your next event. 1) Capture Your Content; And Your Audience’s Attention You know the feeling.  It’s the most interesting session of the day, but after hours of hearing people speak you just can’t focus. Your mind wanders, […]

Stop by ImageThink’s table today at Viseo Talent Summit

Stop by ImageThink’s table today at Viseo Talent Summit

February 28, 2017

How will you get the most out of Viseo’s 2017 Talent Summit? Whether you’re a senior-level director or founder in need of talent management solutions or a talent professional lookingn for the latest best practices in human capital management, at  ImageThink, our goal is to help you get the most out of your Viseo summit experience. Here are a few ways to optimize your time today: 1) Stop by the ImageThink table today for a free notepad and pen Graphic recording isn’t just for the pros! Follow along with your own sketchnotes. Studies show that taking notes by hand helps […]

The Power Of Non-Linear Thinking

The Power Of Non-Linear Thinking

November 15, 2016

From the cave paintings of altamira to graphic recording … by ImageThink Visual thinking has helped lead to breakthroughs throughout human history and across industries. Last month, Nora and Heather spoke at The Atlantic’s What’s Next event, and gave attendees the tools to think visual like graphic recorders and break the bonds of convention. This week, Heather’s article in Amex Open Forum lends more insight into how creative visual thinking can reshape your work and reinvigorate your team: There’s a lot of pressure in the business world these days to be innovative—to “think differently.” But how do you create the kinds of conditions that help […]