The Imaginary Foundation, a Swiss think tank that does experimental research on new ways of thinking and the power of the imagination, has published The Pattern Seeker Trading Cards, a collection of 23 cards that pays tribute to the deep thinkers of history.
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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.
Dan Roam, author of the visual mapping books The Back of the Napkin: Solving Problems and Selling Ideas With Pictures and Blah, Blah, Blah: What To Do When Words Don’t Work, compares the process of visual thinking to the process of carving a faceted diamond out of a rough piece of the crystalline substance. This is a very powerful analogy.
Visual thinking is an essential executive skill today. If you want to keep up with the latest thinking on this fascinating topic, why not follow these 10 visual thinking experts on Twitter?
Visual thinking is quickly growing in importance as a strategy for attacking difficult business problems. But what’s driving this need and why should you learn about it?
One of the best business development strategies you can use to grow your core business is to look beyond it for adjacent markets, technologies or areas of focus where you can expand. Here’s how to do it visually.
Mind mapping is only one flavor of visual thinking. Here’s a challenge to “think visual” – to engage in out-of-the-box thinking to further your career and your life, using more of the tools at your disposal.
Dan Roam’s new book explores visual techniques for helping us to bring greater clarity and impact to our communications – and to avoid “death by detail.”
Linkedin has evolved into a popular platform for forming groups where professionals can ask questions, get answers and discuss topics and issues of mutual interest. Here are 7 worthwhile groups focused on mind mapping and visual thinking.