LucidChart, a new web-based diagramming and visual thinking application, has raised the bar for this genre of software with superlative usability and a wealth of advanced features that will delight power users. Yet it’s intelligently designed so it won’t overwhelm first-time users.
I recently had an opportunity to interview Jenz Johnson, author of the awesome new book, Mobo Brain: A Guide to Mobile Brainpower. It outlines some simple but powerful methods that anyone can use to transform their smartphones and tablets into a powerful second brain.
If you’ve been looking for an effective visually-oriented method to brainstorm and explore new business models for your organization, a new video e-course can show you the way.
Want to show a sense of purpose or direction in your mind maps? Then consider creating a “compass map” like this one, inspired by a new nutritional information program launched by global food giant Nestlé.
Listen to my podcast with Mike Rohde, author of The Sketchbook Handbook. We discuss the thinking behind sketchnoting, why visual thinking is valuable today and creating sketchnotes on tablets.
Graphic facilitation – drawing out a challenge, situation or process on a whiteboard with simple shapes – is a powerful tool to help teams get things done. Here are 20 powerful business uses of it.
The Sketchbook Handbook: The Illustrated Guide to Visual Note Taking by Mike Rohde was launched last week. This terrific new book is an essential guide to this relatively new branch of visual thinking.
Become a Rockstar Scribe is a terrific a new online video course that teaches you how to become a more fluent visual thinker and graphic recorder. If you’re interested in becoming a better visual thinker, I highly recommend it.
To help readers of The Impact Equation to assess their current level of progress, I created a helpful “radar chart” diagram.
Nancy Duarte, visual thinking book author and consultant, earlier this week launched Diagrammer, a searchable database of 4,000 business diagram templates that you can purchase and download for only 99 cents each.