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Heather Willems

Heather Willems at Million Dollar Women Summit

Heather Willems at Million Dollar Women Summit

March 13, 2017

  Join Heather at the Million Dollar Women Summit Imagine joining 150 high-growth women entrepreneurs for interactive workshops, 1:1 coaching, and top speakers.   That’s what you’ll find next week, March 23-24th, at the Million Dollar Women Summit, founded by Julia Pimsleur (whose book Million Dollar Women features some of ImageThink’s visuals!). Join ImageThink co-founder Heather Willems for her March 24th session, where she will discuss scaling business and the power of visual storytelling. She, with fellow co-founder, Nora Herting, built a multimillion dollar business from a drawing on the back of a paper napkin. Now, these two women entrepreneurs […]

Free Tele-Class: Increase Your Productivity with the Secret Power of Visual Note Taking

Free Tele-Class: Increase Your Productivity with the Secret Power of Visual Note Taking

July 25, 2016

Can you really draw your way to success? Heather Willems, co-founder of ImageThink and co-author of Draw Your Big Idea will prove you can.  Join her tomorrow, July 26th 1:00-1:30pm EST, in a free tele-class where she explains the secret power of visuals for achieving your goals in the workplace. Hosted by the Massachusetts Conference for Women, This 30-minute class will offer techniques to harness creative thinking and master success with nothing more than your basic drawing skills.  Learn how to: clarify complex ideas spark creativity solve problems and propel your productivity to the next level Participants will receive a free downloadable pdf with exercises to increase memory […]

ImageThink graphic recording workshop at San Diego Comic Con

ImageThink graphic recording workshop at San Diego Comic Con

July 18, 2016

Did you know most people have a dormant super power? ImageThink graphic recording is happy to announce we will be presenting a workshop at San Diego Comic Con 2016 on Saturday July 23 from 4-5pm in Room 4. Nora Herting, Heather Willems and James Lake will share principles and exercises from our new book, Draw Your Big Idea. You can clarify your goals and attach actions to them using visual storytelling! We will bring out your inner graphic recording superhero! Purchase your copy of Draw Your Big Idea & bring your copy to the workshop!          See you at San Diego Comic Con 2016!

Promoting Gender Equality, Creativity and VR: Our Collaboration with AOL at Cannes Lions 2016

Promoting Gender Equality, Creativity and VR: Our Collaboration with AOL at Cannes Lions 2016

July 5, 2016

The Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity boasts 15,000 innovative advertising leaders, eight days of inspiring speakers, and some killer views. AOL Advertising’s Digital Prophet in residence, David Shing, invited ImageThink cofounders Nora Hertig and Heather Willems to create a graphic recording of the sessions and make their conference even more interactive. The content was captured in real-time & attendees were so engaged they rushed the stage to shoot video & pics, which became instantly shareable on social media. Speakers Who Define The Creative Ecosystem Every year, hundreds of experts from all over the world share their insights and experience […]

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 […]

Happy Father's Day from ImageThink!

Happy Father’s Day from ImageThink!

June 19, 2016

ImageThink graphic recording wants to wish you all a happy Father’s Day! Enjoy our team’s reflections, memories, & stories… Gerald Anthony Willems Jr, by Heather When I was a kid, we answered the phone, “Willems Painting and Decorating, how may I help you?” My father was an entrepreneur and from him I learned many lessons that I apply to ImageThink everyday:   1) Always do your best. Quality first. 2) Be a leader in your field. Master your area of expertise. 3) Relationships matter. Maintain good relationships with your customers. If they like your work, others will hear about it. 4) Manage […]

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 […]