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What To Do After a Meeting?

What To Do After a Meeting?

November 15, 2019

If you’ve ever scheduled a meeting, you know a lot work goes into assembling the minds and voices you want present. Good planning leads to good collaboration, and it’s critical that you follow up after a meeting on all your hard work. Nothing is more frustrating than seeing great ideas get lost to day-to-day business as usual. So let’s set the stage. You’ve planned the perfect meeting. You nailed your agenda. You engaged your team and inspired them to collaborate and ideate. And ImageThink (or another graphic recorder) was on site to capture your best ideas visually. After facilitating and […]

AGENDA DESIGN THINKING

AGENDA DESIGN THINKING

October 28, 2019

As 2019 comes to a close, ImageThink wanted to share our process of designing a successful meeting agenda for our clients. ImageThink’s approach to writing a good agenda is steeped in design thinking philosophy, visual theory, and our own ImageThink Method. Applying these principles to our client’s most important challenges, we build tailored, ambitious, and importantly, achievable agendas for their biggest meetings. Successful by DESIGN: Creating a good meeting agenda begins with identifying what needs to be discussed, and this is one area where our devotion to design thinking principles is helpful. In a nutshell, design thinking is a human-centric […]

7 Reasons Your Most Important Meetings Have Been a Waste of Time

7 Reasons Your Most Important Meetings Have Been a Waste of Time

October 17, 2019

Did you know that middle managers spend roughly 35% of their time in meetings? For senior managers, this number can bump up to 50%. And it makes sense. As efficient and convenient as technology has made communication, some conversations need to be had face-to-face. But how much of the time you spend in meetings is wasted? ImageThink understands the course of a meeting can change; new ideas can be sparked, new paths charted. We’re in 300 meetings a year all over the globe. Below are seven meeting pitfalls we protect our Fortune 50 clients from with one simple recommendation. Assign […]