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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 […]

No One Reads Your Memos. Here Are 7 Ways To Make Infographics That Help.

No One Reads Your Memos. Here Are 7 Ways To Make Infographics That Help.

August 31, 2018

  ImageThink created a series of infographics to serve as a slide deck for a TED talk by Ajit Narayanan. Make Your Next Slide Deck A Head-Turner, With Infographics  If you’ve seen our graphic recorders in action, markers a-blaze as they convert your words into pictures in real time, then you know that ImageThink is passionate about the power of visuals to convey complex information instantaneously. The live scribing kept you engaged and perhaps even sparked new ideas as you watched it unfold. Looking at the pic you snapped of the ImageBoard on your ride back to the office, you’re inspired by the clarity […]

Turn Dreams Into Reality With The Stroke Of A Pen

Turn Dreams Into Reality With The Stroke Of A Pen

August 28, 2018

Harness Your Entrepreneurial Spirit With Pen And Paper We all have dreams and ambitions, big goals that we wish could become a reality. ImageThink started the same way, with an entrepreneurial spirit that still lives with us today, pushing us to expand our services and improve our team.   Self-starting is certainly the zeitgeist of our time. According to a survey released by  Bentley University  and Forbes Magazine, some 66 percent of millennials are interested in starting their own business, while about  54 million Americans  now consider themselves freelancers.   But sometimes, the bigger the dream, the harder it can be to get started on it. Whether you want to start a business, open […]

Whiteboarding 101: 9 Ways To Boost Meeting Productivity

Whiteboarding 101: 9 Ways To Boost Meeting Productivity

August 17, 2018

Prepping to whiteboard your next meeting? Here are a few tips to get you started. Visualize Conversations Like A Pro: Tips From Our Graphic Recorders In the age of high-res displays, and no shortage of presentation apps and programs, it may be hard to imagine whiteboards being a visually compelling way to collect and share information during your meetings and work sessions. Perhaps you associate the whiteboarding medium with a dull, dry college lecture hall. Or you’ve seen it used in a way that means nothing – whoever’s writing isn’t necessarily thinking about how to present information in a simple, […]

Picturing Big Ticket Items: Noteworthy Speakers From The ImageThink Archives

Picturing Big Ticket Items: Noteworthy Speakers From The ImageThink Archives

August 15, 2018

Inspiring Speakers, Engaging Images Aside from being able to draw nearly every day, one of the biggest perks of working as an ImageThink scribe is the chance to listen to some truly inspiring speakers. Over the course of nearly 10 years and hundreds of keynote sessions, we have created graphic recordings for thought leaders and ground breakers in politics, science, business, arts and entertainment, and more.   We always walk away from these sessions reenergized and reinvigorated. Read on for some favorite moments from some of our favorite speakers.  Meghan Duggan   As captain of the U.S. Olympic Ice Hockey team, Meghan shared a major […]