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.
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.
Some infographic projects go so smoothly you wonder if you missed something. Some are more of a challenge.
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.
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.
Explaining an innovative, abstract idea with just words or data can be extremely challenging. Animated videos make it possible to visualize even the most complex of subjects.
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.