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The NibSqueak Podcast

Our hosts, Group Facilitator John Colaruotolo and Creative Communications Designer Bree Sanchez, will teach you how to apply visual thinkingand graphic facilitationto make your meetings more productive, your communication more powerful, and bring new ideas to life collaboratively. In each episode, these experienced graphic facilitators will introduce you to real tools that you can use to solve your problems and make your work better.

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Introduction: Get Ready for NibSqueak
A little background about the hosts and big ideas we’ll be bringing you in our show. More…

Episode 1: Meaningful Meetings
We explore how a simple visual model can help a project team dramatically improve their meetings and move forward. More…

Episode 2: Next Level Note Taking
Learn how to make note taking more enjoyable and useful, by sketchnoting. More…

Episode 3: Describing Scribing
We talk about what scribing is, who does it, and how it can be valuable. More…

Episode 4: Beyond PowerPoint
All about Single Frames: a powerful way to gather, organize, and present a lot of information in one place. More…

Episode 5: Anyone Can Draw!
Drawing is a powerful communication tool and anyone can do it. Pro tips from our cartoonist friend Drew Dernavich More…

Episode 6: A Few of Our Favorite Things
John and Bree have 30 minutes to pack up their graphic facilitation tools and before heading to Mars. Hear what makes the cut More…

Episode 7: Movie Making Magic
How can making movies help you work better and gain clarity about your ideas? More…

Episode 8: Getting Creative With Visual Templates
A rich exploration of the most interesting, zany, and successful visual templates we’ve seen in action. More…

Episode 9: Creativity and Community with Mike Rohde
A conversation with designer, author, and commander-in-chief of the Sketchnote Army, Mike Rohde. More…

Episode 10: More From Mike
We continue our conversation with Mike Rohde, this time with a focus on tools and technology! More…

Episode 11: Creating Powerful Presentations
How can a few simple graphic facilitation tools help you create better presentations? More…

Episode 12: The 1-2-3’s of Visualizing Data
Infographics are cool! And extremely useful when done well. On this episode, we talk to data visualization pro Randy Krum. More…

Episode 13: Engaging Your Team (And Your Inner Child)
How can you use visuals to engage even the most distractible folks in the room, and unleash creativity? More…

Episode 14: Liberating Your Ideas with IdeaPaint
How does your physical environment shape your ability to think creatively, collaborate effectively, and drive action?
(Plus an IdeaPaint GIVEAWAY!) More…

Episode 15: Fun with Collaborative Learning Maps
Collaborative Learning Maps™ are large, colorful posters that contain a series of interactive visual activities for small groups of people to work through together. Find out how to create your own collaborative learning experiences in this episode. More…

Episode 16: Voyages in Visual Thinking
What does “visual thinking” really mean? How do some visual thinkers experience the world? How can visual thinking improve your work? More…

Episode 17: Creative Juice Boxes (aka Ice Breakers!)
What are quick, creative, visual activities to help people get to know each other fairly quickly and get their creative juice flowing? More…

Episode 18: Inspiring Others to Work Visually
A listener asks: “How can I inspire my team to use visuals?” He came to the right place! More…

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