How to Shoot and Edit Meeting Photos, Part 1

How to Shoot and Edit Meeting Photos, Part 1

I’ve been meaning to document this process forever, and I finally have good reason! I’m training a group of people on developing visual storytelling skills. While mindset and presence are by far the biggest elements of the journey, some of the annoying/time consuming/technical stuff can really make the difference in getting your message across. Part 1 of this series focuses on how to take a good meeting photos.

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My *Expert* Opinion

My *Expert* Opinion

The team at Infogram recently published an article titled Top Data Visualization Trends in 2017, which they sourced from a diverse range people in the industry (including me). I was pretty amused to be called an expert in their promotional tweets, but then realized that I do spend a LOT of time thinking about this stuff, so I'll take it. 

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Sketchtnote Army Podcast

Sketchtnote Army Podcast

In case you missed it, I was this week's featured guest on Mike Rohde's Sketchnote Army podcast. I was honored to be invited as his third ever guest for the show, and really enjoyed our conversation. Over the past year or two several people that I have met in the field of data visualization or visual thinking have told me that I should connect with Mike because we would have a lot to talk about...they were right! You can listen to the full podcast through the link above, on SoundCloud, on the Sketchnote Army website, or subscribe through iTunes.

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Get Over Yourselves, Designers

Get Over Yourselves, Designers

A few months ago my friend RJ told me that I should check follow Jennifer Daniel on Twitter. Since then, I've enjoyed her work in the New York Times and Medium, and have developed a great appreciation for her clever and un-serious online presence. This week she tweeted her Creative Mornings SF talk for the series on Shock, and it was one of the most refreshing and thought provoking talks on design I have heard in a while.

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TEDxCIA Recap

TEDxCIA Recap

Speaking at TEDxCIA was an amazing experience. I was incredibly honored to be invited to speak, especially once I learned that I would be in the company of Simon SinekApollo RobbinsAsh BeckhamTaylor Berrett, and the leaders of NextJump. This was my first TEDx, and really the first talk I have given to such a large and broad audience. In the past I have spoken at small meet up groups and conferences, or just to a camera. I was honestly pretty terrified about the idea but knew it was an opportunity that I should not pass up. 

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