The Tremendo.us/ness Blog

Here’s where we share knowledge, announce passion projects, talk about our business, show sneak peeks of client work, post weekly link roundups, talk design and infographics, celebrate obscure holidays, and share anything else that comes to mind.



Embracing openness during the feedback process

By Darrick Hays

Openness is about being honest—sharing thoughts and trying new experiences. But being able to receive valid criticism is essential, too. Let's explore that.

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2/26/20 8:58 AM

empathy, critique, feedback, happiness, openness

The Tremendous 10 link roundup, #200

By Bill Keaggy

Welcome to the 200th installation of the Tremendous 10!

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2/21/20 8:55 AM

How to practice noticing

By Bill Keaggy

Many of us often get lost in our thoughts and miss the wonderful little details the world offers us. Here's a way to focus your mind AND get out and about.

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2/19/20 3:21 PM

Execution is where good strategies go to die

By Drew Mattison

Why? There’s usually a gap between strategy (the thinking) and execution (the doing). Leaders need an Activation Plan to get results.

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2/17/20 7:23 AM

visual thinking, visual storytelling, visualization, leadership, change, transformation, strategy, activation plan, execution

Practice makes perfect

By Maddy Mueller

The visual capture we do in graphic recording is a distinct skill from traditional illustration, and very different from what we learned in school.

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2/14/20 3:24 PM

sketch, Live sketching, drawing, graphic recording

The Tremendous 10 link roundup, #199

By Bill Keaggy

Dear friends, herewith we present to you 10 worthy links.

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2/14/20 10:43 AM

The Tremendous 10

What is information design (these days)?

By Bill Keaggy

The term 'information design' sounds academic, but it's really egalitarian. Its entire purpose is to explain something so people can take informed action.

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2/7/20 8:26 AM

infodesign, Infographics, Animation & video, magazine, charts, information design, Data visualization, newspaper

The Tremendous 10 link roundup, #198

By Bill Keaggy

As expected, we're back with more links.

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2/7/20 7:32 AM

The Tremendous 10 link roundup, #197

By Bill Keaggy

Well, hello there! Here are the links for this week.

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1/31/20 7:34 AM

The Tremendous 10

7 ways to figure things out

By Bill Keaggy

Learning is... kind of everything. At its best, it’s literally figuring out the *why* of something, which often is the most important part. 

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1/30/20 1:55 PM

thinking, writing, learning, drawing, visualization, reading, doing, talking

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