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Draw Your Big Idea: Book Launch from ImageThink

Draw Your Big Idea: Book Launch from ImageThink

June 20, 2016

Our book Draw Your Big Idea is the ultimate productivity tool for you and/or your organization.  Written by ImageThink co-founders Nora Hertig and Heather Willems, the book has a ton of creativity exercises that 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 and it’s quickly becoming a top inspirational business book… “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 […]

Draw Your Big Idea: The Consumer Centric Approach

Draw Your Big Idea: The Consumer Centric Approach

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, one of our best books on innovation, 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! Graphic facilitation is a great way to create user stories, and we dedicated an entire chapter to Picturing Your Customer. Whether you’re planning to open a coffee shop or a tech start up, […]

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 in this important, sometimes […]

Draw Your Big Idea: The Anti-Bucket List

Draw Your Big Idea: The Anti-Bucket List

June 1, 2016

Draw Your Big Idea graphic recording book comes out June 21st, and to celebrate it’s upcoming release, we’re sharing some of our favorite pages with you.  In a previous post, we showed you the Tool Belt exercise from chapter 2, which helps you start your entrepreneurial journey by identifying the skill sets you can draw on to realize your big idea.  In this next exercise, we want to explore how to clear the space and take the time to buckle down and get things done. While working on Draw Your Big Idea, sometimes we felt stretched in a million directions.  In addition to […]

Draw Your Big Idea Giveaway

Draw Your Big Idea Giveaway

May 31, 2016

  In our last Draw Your Big Idea newsletter, we invited people to share their personal visions and to identify the skill sets that have helped them along in their road to success.  The response has been tremendous, and we want to thank everyone for being a part of the conversation!   From raising awareness for women’s rights worldwide, to creating youth poetry workshops, we have been inspired by the breadth of visions people shared with us, and thrilled that Draw Your Big Idea will have some part in helping make them into a reality.   We want to thank […]

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 graphic facilitation 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 […]

Announcing: Draw Your Big Idea

Announcing: Draw Your Big Idea

March 21, 2016

ImageThink is excited to announce that co-founders Heather Willems and Nora Herting are now co-authors of the graphic recording book, Draw Your Big Idea, published by Chronicle Books! In this increasingly visual age, images speak louder than words. Studies show that images also help people think. Visual note-taking such as doodling increases memory retention rates by nearly 30 percent, and opens creative pathways, strengthens focus, and inspires self-expression. Driven by these groundbreaking findings, entrepreneurs Nora Herting and Heather Willems founded ImageThink, a graphic facilitation firm that has helped an elite roster of clients–from Google to Pepsi to NASA–visualize their ideas […]