The Doodle Revolution with Sunni Brown

 

Join me for a DoodleTV Fireside Chat with Sunni Brown, founder of the Doodle Revolution. Sunni and I have known each other for years, and have supported each other during all of the transformations over our career. We had so much fun connecting and chatting about the power of visual thinking! Here are some of the interview questions I prepared for our conversation:

DB: When did your Visual Thinking first get activated?
SB: What I remember most is that my visual thinking was something...

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Why I love Neuland Markers

Your pen is your magic wand. Which is why I always recommend Neuland Markers! I have been a collector of these markers for many years and even own multiple sets so I can easily travel with them. But what makes them so special you might ask? 

This marker is like not other and it the pen of choice by many professional Graphic Recorders and Graphic Facilitators in my industry.

Here is a short list of all the things I think makes Neuland Markers so special. 

  • Vibrant, Long-Lasting...
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What are the hats that you wear?

As a Visual Facilitator, I am always asked for ways to make events and off-sites more fun. This week I released a 65 page AGENDA DESIGN BOOK to all the new VISUAL FACILITATION TRAINING PROGRAM students. It is filled with activities for individuals, partners, small teams and large group discussions.

Looking for a 15 minute team building activity or event energizer? I love this exercise for adults and kids. What are some of the hats you wear throughout the day? 

Instructions: Take a moment...

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How Does Color Speak to You?

 How does color speak to you? I still remember the day in October about 15 years ago when I stumbled into a bookstore in London. It was raining outside and I wanted to find a quiet place to wait for the storm to pass. I love walking the aisles of a bookstore in a new city.

I spent the morning with my art journal walking through the Victoria and Albert Museum. My heart and mind were filled with so many artistic images. I felt I would never be a true artist or make a mark on the world...

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The Power of Visual Learning

 This past year I have seen a huge rise in what I call, "The Power of Visual Learning". Look at the the increased number of journals, iPads, Apple Pens, Planners, Video Software, Inforgraphics, Interactive Powerpoints and Whiteboard Videos being used in the workplace. You can now see elements of Visual Thinking almost everywhere!!

I have noticed that my customers not only want someone to come in and capture their ideas but they want training on how to incorporate innovation into their...

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Top 100 Icons

Practice makes perfect. And it takes a lot of work to make something look so easy. 

I began my career as a Graphic Facilitator for Ernst & Young in 1996 and over the years I have evolved into an Innovation Strategist partnering with others to bring ideas to life. I absolutely love working with individuals and teams using my doodle superpower to think through processes, strategies and new products.

I want to teach you a lesson in how to use doodles to think through strategies...

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7 Ways to Boost Online Engagement

Running a virtual meetings can be difficult. Virtual meetings which are not designed well can mean a loss of productivity or collaboration overload leaving participants feeling either left out or overwhelmed.

There are literally thousands of people around the world who’s job and careers are being changed in an instant due to the travel restrictions being put in place. Companies like Apple are asking their employees to work from home.

Now is your chance to truly stand out as a RISING...

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The Ultimate Vision Journal

This is my favorite time of year to set intentions for the NEW YEAR! I love the quiet of the time between Christmas and the start of the New Year. A perfect time of year to put pen to paper to connect with the creative world and channel our heart's desire. When you quietly doodle, dream and discover - you can set magical intentions for the New Year.

In this activity you will:

  • Gather your favorite ART SUPPLIES
  • Set up a SACRED SPACE in your home to hold your intentions
  • ...
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4 Favorite Layouts

 

Are you a visual notetaker? Are you working on your Graphic Recorder Skills? Trying to figure out how to fit everything you hear on one page?

Diane Bleck, the Founder of the Doodle Institute did a wonderful lesson LIVE on Periscope sharing her 4 FAVORITE LAYOUTS for taking Sketchnotes.


Diane explains how she uses layouts to filter information and uses layouts to help her know what to listen to in order to create dynamic sketch notes. You can use these layouts for sketch notes,...

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Seven Ways Doodling Can Transform Your Life

Why should I doodle every day?

I get asked this question a lot from prospective students interested in The Doodle Institute. I believe that it is incredibly important to pick up a pen and paper and draw something every single day - it does not take much time, it can be done anywhere and is one of the most powerful, transformative things you can do on a daily basis. The simple exercise I call, "putting pen to paper" is a great way to check in with your heart. When you doodle, you open your...

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