Category / visual storytelling

How visual thinking supports transformation and change

By Scott Goldstein

There are many reasons organizations undergo transformation and change—but did you know that only 12% of them fully accomplish their goals? Let's take a look at how leaders can better set up their change initiatives for success.

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10/2/19 7:52 AM

understanding, collaboration, storytelling, visual thinking, visual storytelling, visualization, future, ROI, leadership, change, transformation

Drawn Out: Television sets

By Drew Crowley

A good portion of my time at Tremendousness is spent drawing, and this has me wondering about how changing forms in technology have influenced the way they're represented. Take the TV, for example.

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9/16/19 8:08 AM

visual thinking, visual storytelling, drawing, visualization, "Drawn Out", technology

When animation works best: Strengthening internal communications with strategic animated videos

By Bill Keaggy

Sometimes we experience communication fatigue in the workplace. People get inundated with a large number of emails, Slack messages, texts, face-to-face meetings—and engagement suffers. Consider telling your story with animation… the possibilities are limitless.

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9/10/19 7:28 AM

animation, Animation & video, storyboard, storytelling, video, writing, visual storytelling, visualization, leadership

Storytelling with data: Improve your data presentations to communicate effectively

By Bill Keaggy

Your data has a story to tell. Sometimes, it’s known or obvious. But other times, as you begin to dig into it, you find an entirely new or unexpected story. Here’s how to make the most of it using visual storytelling.

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8/14/19 1:51 PM

illustration, Infographics, storytelling, visual thinking, data, information design, presentation, Data visualization, visual storytelling, visualization

Aligning questions to visuals

By Ted May

If you align your design to the questions you’re asking, you can create powerful visual storytelling communications.

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8/6/19 8:20 AM

concept, discovery, visuals, Live sketching, visual storytelling, questions, visualization

Reel life — tips for cutting animation highlight reels

By Darrick Hays

Cutting together a highlight reel of recent work is daunting; you may find yourself asking, “How can I possibly distill all the cool stuff I made over the past year or two down to just ONE MINUTE?! It’s easier than you might think.

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7/25/19 7:30 AM

reel, animation, Animation & video, tips, video, visual thinking, Company news, visual storytelling, marketing

Markers, murder, and mayhem—the perils of visual metaphors

By Ted May

We use visual metaphors a lot. They're a powerful way to make a point quickly and many easily lend themselves to fun, illustrative treatments. However, they can be tricky to work with. I recently had to call on past experience to get me out of a sticky metaphor dilemma.

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7/22/19 7:52 AM

session, clients, Live sketching, visual storytelling, visualization, metaphor

Beyond words—why you should use visual storytelling for your next big idea

By Bill Keaggy

Lots of us—whether businesspeople, teachers, innovators, or even parents—rely heavily on our words to explain important, complex things. But words alone aren’t enough.

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7/18/19 3:43 PM

Infographics, communication, editorial, visuals, Presentations, visual storytelling, visualization, ROI, words

The story behind our name

By W. Scott Matthews

The Tremendousness Collective—find out how we chose the name and the meaning behind our logo. We are a design firm that helps our clients and their customers share information and broaden their viewpoints in order to understand the bigger picture and accomplish their goals.

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7/3/19 8:27 AM

tremendousness, visual thinking, information design, visual storytelling

Create Space for Storytelling: The Value of the “Outsider" Perspective

By Heidi Harper

An outsider's perspective can lead to unique insights that fuel your personal growth, elevate your capacity for leadership, and uncover new insights for your team. All that can be accomplished when there's space for storytelling.

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6/12/19 12:47 PM

visual storytelling, facilitation, questions, consultant, visualization

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