Category / visualization

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

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

Another fun way to practice visualization

By Bill Keaggy

Get better at drawing—and have fun doing it.

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1/24/20 12:59 PM

fun, visual thinking, visual storytelling, drawing, visualization

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

Introducing "charm" into visual storytelling

By Maddy Mueller

When I was in college, I was tasked with drawing a dog as part of an assignment. Every day, I would bring a slightly different dog drawing to class—and every day, my professor would frown at my work and tell me I needed to redo it.

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8/26/19 8:25 AM

art, sketch, information design, drawing, visualization

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

Iteration, iteration, iteration... exultation!

By Bill Keaggy

Some infographic projects go so smoothly you wonder if you missed something. Some are more of a challenge.

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8/13/19 8:35 AM

Infographics, napkin, blueprint, process, tremendousness, visual thinking, clients, information design, 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

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