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Nora Herting

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 […]

Visual Leadership Workshop - Aug 11-13, Cape Cod

Visual Leadership Workshop – Aug 11-13, Cape Cod

April 12, 2016

Join ImageThink for a leadership workshop in beautiful Cape Cod August 11-13, 2016 and learn to become a better leader! Visual Leadership is a program in Graphic Facilitation for consultants, teachers, leaders, facilitators, project managers, and anyone in between. Led by co-founder of ImageThink Nora Herting, and supported by GISC faculty Sky Freyss-Cole and Gwynne Guzzeau, you will learn strategic tools that will help you: Visualize Your Ideas Stimulate Participation Clarify and Align Goals, Actions and Outcomes How to integrate GISC leadership principals using these new skills For more information, please visit the page on GISC. Space in this leadership workshop is limited, reserve your spot today, […]

SXSWi 2016 Recap: Brene Brown + Amanda Enayati

SXSWi 2016 Recap: Brene Brown + Amanda Enayati

April 8, 2016

ImageThink’s graphic recordings have made SXSW more engaging for 6 years. We’ve been graphic recording at SXSW for 6 years, scribing nearly 350 talks, and Brene Brown was the best keynote we have EVER heard! This year, a big theme throughout the conference was storytelling. Brene Brown went through different stages of this internal and external form of communication that truly engaged the audience. When you choose courage over comfort, you sign up to fail. Vulnerability is not a weakness, it is an accurate measure of courage. Writing your first crummy draft When you own your own story, you can write your own ending Since creating the above sketchnote, which received […]

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 […]

Happy Thanksgiving from ImageThink!

Happy Thanksgiving from ImageThink!

November 25, 2015

We’d like to take this opportunity to wish everyone a happy thanksgiving. We have the distinct pleasure of traveling around the world, meeting new people every day, and hearing their stories. We’re thankful for our friends, families and allies around the world. From our NY and SF offices: Happy Thanksgiving!

ImageThink in Inc Magazine’s Women in Business issue

November 9, 2015

The recent issue of INC magazine is dedicated to women in business. Norm Brodsky talks about ImageThink’s Nora Herting and Heather Willems and how they integrate their creative practice as entrepreneurs.   Additional INC article: 4 Steps to Make Your Next Brainstorming Session More Productive (and Fun)

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 […]

ImageThink Graphic Records the IBM Roadshow, Chicago

June 30, 2015

This month, the ImageThink team was invited to graphic record all of the IBM Roadshow sessions in Chicago. This conference, focusing on “New Way To Work” attracted attendees who were actively participating in the conversation. Having us at the front of the room increased engagement at the event, creating a real-time imprint of the ideas discussed.     Over the years we have familiarized ourselves with topics such as data analytics, new workforce and reinventing brand stories–but as a team constantly evolving and learning, we are always trying out new ways to depict familiar concepts. Our setting was also remarkable as attendees, speakers, and ImageThink […]

ImageThink on YouTube: ImageThink in Action at SXSWi 2015

May 20, 2015

Want to know what we do every year at the biggest conferences all over the country? Watch our video of ImageThink at SXSWi 2015, showcasing live footage of graphic recordings, interviews with clients, and information about how ImageThink can help your next meeting.  SXSW is one of our annual opportunities to learn new information about art, science and tech, meeting with our clients and expanding new horizons. As one of the most exciting and innovative conferences, it’s a fantastic opportunity to capture engaging content in front of thousands. We’ve been the graphic recorders for the conference for five years running, capturing […]