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The Graphic Facilitator's Guide To Offsite Success

The Graphic Facilitator’s Guide To Offsite Success

November 12, 2018

Tips for a powerful year-end strategy session. The leaves are turning and the air is getting chill. For some, that means cider donuts and cozy evenings. But if you’re running a business, it means something else entirely: wrapping up the year and building your strategy for the next. Year-end offsites are an opportunity to bring your entire team together for a much needed period of reflection and planning. Most companies, though, have only one or two days to devote to the task. That means getting smart about how you use your time together. At ImageThink, we’re no stranger to this. […]

The Graphic Recorder's Travel Guide: Essential Items for Bleisure Travel

The Graphic Recorder’s Travel Guide: Essential Items for Bleisure Travel

November 4, 2018

Travel tips from our globe-trotting graphic recorders. From the millennial going from business meeting to off-the-beaten track, to the manager Skyping the office from her yoga retreat, “bleisure” travel is on the rise, as the lines blur between our professional and personal lives. At ImageThink, we travel often to client engagements and are just as likely to blend a business trip with leisure time—adding a quick weekend to the tail end of a graphic recording workshop, or arriving early to sight-see. But finding fun things to do is the easy part. When it comes to bleisure travel—what to pack is […]

How To Bring Creativity Into Business: Inspiration From Fast CO's Innovation Festival

How To Bring Creativity Into Business: Inspiration From Fast CO’s Innovation Festival

October 31, 2018

  3 Ways To Enable Creative Problem Solving, from Fast Co’s Innovation Festival At Fast Company’s Innovation , hosted in NYC last week, one theme kept cropping up: In a world of increasing competition, creativity and empathy will no longer be add-ons. They will be fundamental necessities to staying relevant and successful. Here at ImageThink, we couldn’t agree more. After all, it’s our mission to bring creative perspectives into business through graphic recording, infographics, and visual solutions to complex problems. The Innovation Festival’s keynote speakers held the stage at the 92nd St Y, but their sessions were beamed live into […]

5 Takeaways From The Most Successful Business Leaders In America

5 Takeaways From The Most Successful Business Leaders In America

October 26, 2018

Key Insights From Inc. 5000 and WORLDZ Customer focus, creative genius, long-term vision: America’s fastest-growing businesses and most extraordinary cultural icons share these inspiring characteristics. On-site at this month’s Inc. 5000 Conference and WORLDZ Global Summit, ImageThink captured powerful insights on what distinguishes such success stories and the latest trends affecting business today—along with sharing some of our own, in founder Nora Herting’s WhiteBoarding Bootcamp Masterclass. From discovering their company’s purpose and making a positive difference in the world, to customer-centricity, psychological techniques and more, speakers touched on influences, tools and perspectives that help them produce next-level ideas and growth. […]

Revolutionize The Way You Work With These Visual Thinking Tools

Revolutionize The Way You Work With These Visual Thinking Tools

October 15, 2018

Visualizing A Better Way To Get the Job Done At ImageThink, we believe the power of visual thinking not only as a tool for meeting facilitation, but as a way to improve office workflows and culture as well.  That’s because the concept we’re founded on—that visual communication can not only ignite excitement but also clarify ideas, solidify shared goals, and inspire concrete action—really works.    It holds true across roles and tasks, and it’s a powerful way of keeping an entire team aligned and motivated, even during busy periods. If you want some new tools to manage client pipelines and busy calendars, and to have a […]

Unleash The Power Of The Pen, At WORLDZ 2018

Unleash The Power Of The Pen, At WORLDZ 2018

October 8, 2018

When WORLDZ Collide: Two Days To Imagine The Future If you feel like you can’t take two steps without running into a new technology, practice, or cultural norm that’s disrupting your industry, you’re not alone. We’re in the midst of what many are calling the third industrial revolution, an explosion of digital technologies that is changing every facet of the way we work and live our lives. That’s where WORLDZ comes in. WORLDZ brings CEOs, CMOs, and cultural icons from across industries and around the globe together for a two day summit designed to empower attendees with insights that will […]

3 Hot Visual Communication Trends To Watch

3 Hot Visual Communication Trends To Watch

October 1, 2018

  It’s no secret that images speak louder than words. Most people are visual learners, which means we can understand and remember ideas communicated through pictures far better than dry data or hard-to-digest text. We’re also three times more likely to share them. But do you know the latest ways to spark ideas and action with images? Visual communication is changing rapidly, and inventive organizations are making the most of what’s new to unleash innovation and solve their biggest business problems. At ImageThink, we work daily with these world-leaders—picturing their big ideas so they can meet these goals. This means […]

Make Your Gala Make A Difference

Make Your Gala Make A Difference

September 21, 2018

Inspiring Donors and Celebrating Supporters At PENCIL’s 2017 Fall Fundraising Gala When one night can mean the difference between your mission’s success or stumbling, you take it seriously. That’s why last fall, PENCIL—an NYC non-profit dedicated to matching high school students with meaningful internships—kicked it up a notch at their annual gala. Immersive infographics, animated videos and live illustration told their story, wowed gala attendees and secured crucial funding to help them match NYC students with mentors. Like many non-profits, PENCIL relies on its annual gala to secure financial support to fund their mission: improving New York City schools through […]

8 Ways To Be More Creative At Work

8 Ways To Be More Creative At Work

September 17, 2018

Creative Thinking: Not Just For Artists We are fascinated by creativity: what is it? When do we stimulate it/ how do we map it neurologically? It isn’t just researchers who are invested in understanding creativity. At ImageThink, our graphic recorders spend a lot of time thinking about ways that visuals can spark creative problem solving.    As technology accelerates, transforming our world at greater and greater speeds, creativity becomes ever more important. Today it is considered a fundamental edge in business and leadership.     IBM interviewed over 1,500 leaders across 60 countries. 65% of them cited creativity as the most important leadership quality.   So, researchers and business leaders agree […]

The Doctor Is In: Graphic Recording In The Healthcare Sphere

The Doctor Is In: Graphic Recording In The Healthcare Sphere

September 7, 2018

From ad boards to healthcare conferences, our graphic recorders draw meaningful connections between HCPs and patient needs. Drawing Towards Clarity In A Complex Field  It goes without saying that healthcare is a wildly complex industry. For every step that drug development goes through, there is intensive review from affective, legal, and ethical perspectives. The same goes for how those drugs and treatments are marketed to the public and how they are administered in hospitals and doctors’ offices. And of course, winding its way through it all, is the necessity of truly understand a patient population’s experiences, needs, and reactions.  At ImageThink, we […]