Squiggle birds is a quick exercise that you can use to get people stretching their visual thinking muscles. It takes about five minutes and quickly, clearly demonstrates how little effort is really required to make meaningful, easy-to-read images. The main point of the demonstration is that our minds are already pattern-making machines, and very little […]
A preview of some of the ideas from my upcoming book, Liminal Thinking. Liminal thinking is the art of finding, creating and unlocking potential.
I recently had the pleasure of being interviewed by Paul Chaplin of the Konica Minolta Business Innovation Group. This was one of three interviews on innovation. The published interview, which is edited, can be found on Vimeo. Below is the unedited interview which goes into more depth.
Connected Company webcast for O’Reilly media. From the description of the webcast: “It’s getting more and more difficult for companies to handle complexity: increasing customer demands for more customization, more convenience, lower costs and faster innovation. At some point the machine breaks down and companies just can’t handle it. The connected company has the same […]
A webcast I did on 27 June 2013 to explain connected organization concepts to the U.S. cooperative extension, an American government outreach organization.
How can I recognize when I should be drawing an idea, versus communicating it some other way?
It’s not just how to draw, but what to draw. In this video I share a simple three-by-three matrix that can help you determine what kind of drawing will best serve your business purpose.
Very nice video on the art of rich pictures — icons and signs.
In this video, I share some basics of visual thinking that should get you up in running in about 20 minutes.
A short video overview of the connected company concept.