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Bree Sanchez
Tuesday, July 12, 2016
The NibSqueak Podcast
I recently visited IdeaPaint headquarters in Boston to interview co-founder Jeff Avallon for our podcast, NibSqueak. When I stepped into IdeaPaint's office space, I felt a rush of excitement.
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John Colaruotolo
Tuesday, June 21, 2016
The NibSqueak Podcast
When our dear friend Joan Amidei signed up to facilitate a design session for 80 participants, she was mostly optimistic but a little unsure of what to expect. Would the participants stay engaged? Would they listen to one another and work together? What kinds of ideas would they come up with? Would they enjoy the process? If you have ever facilitated a meeting before, or been in charge of your team's offsite, you can probably relate.
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Bree Sanchez
Wednesday, June 8, 2016
The NibSqueak Podcast
On this week's episode of NibSqueak, our podcast about visual tools for working better, we're exploring data visualization. John talks shop with Randy Krum, author of Cool Infographics and President of InfoNewt.
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Annie White
Thursday, May 26, 2016
Insights
My colleague Cricket and I really enjoyed attending the HOW Design Live conference in Atlanta last week. Cricket and I are both very versatile in our creative roles and work. In addition to designing and facilitating CN events and conferences, we are graphic facilitators, art directors, and presentation designers. So it was through all of those lenses that we were able to experience the simple joy (and—at times—the angst) of being a conference attendee.
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John Colaruotolo
Tuesday, May 24, 2016
The NibSqueak Podcast
Presentations are the primary mode of communication for some of the brightest and best ideas in an organization. Yet, presentation-making is not something that comes naturally to most people. Many people struggle with where to even begin.
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Collective Next
Thursday, May 19, 2016
Ways of Working
If you start by thinking about the important points and the story you want to tell, and you take some time to sketch out your ideas, we believe you'll achieve better results. Storyboarding is an extremely useful technique to do just that.
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Kathy Clemons
Wednesday, May 18, 2016
Ways of Working
We are always aiming to stay fresh with our approach to creating engaging, quality activities and content. This year for this exciting session, we brought pop-up podcasting booths.
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Bree Sanchez
Tuesday, May 10, 2016
The NibSqueak Podcast
Mike Rohde shares his thoughts about sketchnoting tools and tech - everything from regular old pen and paper to the iPad Pro and Apple Paper, Wacom tablets, Livescribe Smartpens, the Moleskine Smart Writing situation and other technology-based options.
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John Colaruotolo
Wednesday, April 27, 2016
The NibSqueak Podcast
In Episode 9 of our podcast NibSqueak, we talk to designer, author, and commander-in-chief of the Sketchnote Army, Mike Rohde.
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Bree Sanchez
Tuesday, April 12, 2016
The NibSqueak Podcast
Fans of adult coloring say it's a fun and relaxing way to channel their creative energy. On the latest episode of our podcast, NibSqueak, John and I talk about coloring books, and how they're similar to the creative visual templates we use to facilitate group work.
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