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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 […]

GISC Visual Leadership Workshop

GISC Visual Leadership Workshop

June 3, 2016

Are you looking to become a stronger leader this summer?  Do you want to gain the skills and toolsets to encourage participation in your organization, and facilitate focused discussions? Come to beautiful Cape Cod August 11-13 for the GISC Visual Leadership Program!  This leadership workshop is led by ImageThink co-founder, Nora Herting, and supported by GISC faculty Sky Freyss-Cole and Gwynne Guzzeau. In this intimate setting amongst other leaders you will learn strategic tools to help you: Clarify and Align Goals, Actions and Outcomes Increase the ability of your group to envision the future and to create a shared picture of what it looks like. Use visual tools to help your […]

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 […]

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 […]

Masters of Media Panel for Ad Club of NY

Masters of Media Panel for Ad Club of NY

April 4, 2016

How do you survive in a content driven world? Storytelling is integral, but you don’t have to do it all by yourself. At Ad Club‘s Media: Now 2016 conference, ImageThink was graphic recording the Masters of Media Panel. Attendees received valuable insights into engagement, integration and smart partnerships when telling their stories. Creative agencies are storytellers, the trend now is letting the CONSUMERS tell the story Make smart strategic partners Focusing on ART will change the future of marketing in agencies The INDUSTRY has to be the content Cross brain your teams! It is all about agility: diversify your team and problem […]

5 Tech Trends To Watch In 2016

5 Tech Trends To Watch In 2016

February 1, 2016

Written By: Aaron Mayper, graphic recorder at ImageThink (@imagethink) With the new year just starting up, now is the time to think about what trends will prove most influential in 2016.  ImageThink has been privileged with a view into the tech world; here are five trends we noticed as big topics at tech conferences. 1) Live Stream Democratizes Content Even More Social Media, including Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube, has already made an enormous impact on the way brands (not to mention presidential candidates and political revolutions) engage with their audiences. Live stream apps like Meerkat and Periscope promise a new level […]

Happy World Sketchnote Day!

Happy World Sketchnote Day!

January 11, 2016

ImageThink utilizes sketchnotes for client work, training, and our own personal notes. We love sketchnoter Mike Rohde, and saw that today is World Sketchnote Day. Our graphic recorder James Lake drew up visual notes from the past day, including the Golden Globes, Alice Paul, and David Bowie. Below are some more samples of our sketchnotes in action. Happy World Sketchnote Day, everyone!

Graphic Recording for Jerry Rice - Lysol Healthy Habits

Graphic Recording for Jerry Rice – Lysol Healthy Habits

December 22, 2015

ImageThink Enters the Wide World of Sports  All of us at ImageThink graphic recording believe in living healthy lifestyles, and we were delighted to support Lysol’s Healthy Habits Campaign. Five student athletes were selected from around the country to come together and be coached by Jerry Rice (one of the greatest wide receivers in NFL history). Our graphic recorder Greta captured the advice that Jerry Rice was giving each of the students. Life Imitates Art Since he was actively coaching as they were playing their sport (he coached 2 volleyball players, 2 track athletes, and one soccer player- all given about 15 min […]

Folks We Admire: Tracy Chou

Folks We Admire: Tracy Chou

December 16, 2015

Tracy Chou, head software engineer at Pinterest, has an impressive resume.  She began her work in the tech field by interning at Facebook and Google, before taking a leading role at Quora, the site that promises its users “the best answer to any question.” Her list of achievements, however, includes one more major bullet point: making public the massive imbalance of men to women in Silicon Valley.  The tech world is overwhelmingly male, with many companies having only around 10-20% of their workforce represented by women. After the October 2013 Grace Hopper Celebration (named after the great female American computer scientist), where she found others sharing […]