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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 […]

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 […]

The Benefits of Digital Graphic Recording

The Benefits of Digital Graphic Recording

February 26, 2018

Scalability and sleek set-up makes digital graphic recording a great way to deliver impact to any audience. Digital Graphic Recording: Build On Last Year’s Success with Next Year’s Tech If you’ve had graphic recording at a meeting, or a conference, or a major industry event, you may be wondering how to build on the attendee engagement it created. Maybe you’re planning to use graphic recording or visual note taking at next year’s big tradeshow and need a way to impress audience members all over again. How can you meet this? Digital graphic recording provides a number of benefits, and has […]

7 Ways to Know Your Brainstorming Meeting Will Fail

7 Ways to Know Your Brainstorming Meeting Will Fail

October 26, 2015

Are you planning a brainstorming meeting/strategy session? At ImageThink graphic recording, we have supported thousands of meetings across many industries.  Along the way, we’ve gleaned valuable insight into what makes for a successful strategy session, and what are signs of sure failure. Whether you are a Fortune 500 company or a new startup, some things are universal when conducting an internal meeting. Avoid these seven strategy session pitfalls to make sure you make the most of your time.   1) Your meeting prep consisted of scheduling a room, a video conference line and catering. The only planning for this meeting was done […]

4 Simple Tools for More Visual Meetings

September 25, 2012

Recently, ImageThink was asked to contribute an article to a new publication called New Pharma Thinkers, you can check it out here. It was all about how to have more effective meetings by using visual tools. In fact, in that article we stressed that: “Visuals get everyone literally on the same page.” Of course, the best way to really leverage the power of visual thinking for your meetings is graphic recording. Get a graphic facilitator in the room! But for day-to-day meetings, a few simple visual tools and a little knowledge about how to use them can go a long way. Big Paper Anything you’re writing or […]