The Power of Venerability

WHITEBOARD WEDNESDAY - Sketchnotes by Diane Bleck
The Power of Venerability with Brené Brown 


Brené Brown studies human connection -- our ability to empathize, belong, love. In a poignant, funny talk, she shares a deep insight from her research, one that sent her on a personal quest to know herself as well as to understand humanity. A talk to share.

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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 it has evolved to becoming an Innovation Strategist partnering with others to bring ideas to life. I absolutely love working with individuals and teams using my doodle super power 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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Unlock the MAGIC of your Markers!

The Doodle Institute is one of the only learning environments that encourages our students to DOODLE YOUR DREAMS. We want our students to understand the power of Visual Learning. We believe when you put pen to paper, you open your heart channel to ideas, insights and inspirations.

For the last 20 years, Diane Bleck has operated her own creative business working with companies large an small to bring IDEAS to LIFE! 

Have you ever seen people take awesome sketch notes on their iPad or at a...

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Title: 21 Doodle Lessons that are proven to UNLOCK CREATIVITY at Home, School & Work

Find out how one woman is creating a viral DOODLING IS THINKING movement

Artist, mother and founder of the Doodle Institute, Diane Bleck is starting an online movement based her latest Visual Learning Book titled, “Doodling is Thinking! 21 Doodle Days: A Visual Learning Workbook”.  In fact, her latest broadcast on Periscope had 12,000 viewers tuning in to the Power of Doodling!

Diane is on a mission to is to unlock creativity at school, home and at work. Her hope is to...

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How to Use Layers on your iPad

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Oh how I love to DOODLE on my iPad and Apple Pencil!

In the past seven years, I have created over 2,000 ELECTRONIC DOODLES on my iPad. I have used these drawings to build training programs, courses, books, coloring books, infographics and so much more!

ELECTRONIC DOODLES is one of the most popular courses in the DOODLE INSTITUTE and it also comes with biggest learning curve. There are so many tips, tools and techniques to learn. And the...

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Summer Adventure Stamps

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Looking for a fun activity to help you with Spring Fever? I know my kids are a little stir crazy and can't wait for Summer. A great way to play with your kids is to great Summer Adventure Stamps with them as a way to talk about your fun plans for Summer.

 

Here are three easy steps to get you started...

1. Draw a Rectangle

2. Add a dashed line around the Rectangle

3. Close in the gaps to form a stamp.

 

Now, fill in your stamps with doodles of ideas of your...

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The Power of Visual Learning


Diane Bleck's work has earned her a stellar reputation. She has been a Innovation Strategist, Executive Coach & Grapic Faciltator for almost twenty years. Working with clients like TEDMED, Wired Magazine, Coca-Cola, Consumer Reports and even Google to create "Solutions You Can See." She has completed over 250+ corporate projects in North America, Europe, Canada, Australia and Africa. 

She is on a mission to unlock creativity at Home, School and Work. 

Almost everyone knows how...

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Being a Channel for Creativity

I beleive that we live in two worlds - the Physical World & the Creative World. When you put pen to paper you weild your magic wand (the pen) to open the portal to the creative world. The creative world is always there and waiting for you to come and play. And it is filled with ideas that are just for YOU. I first accessed the creative world as child who loved to sew and make quilts.

I have been sewing since I was about 8 years old. And it has always been a meditative and...

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The Ultimate Vision for Your LIFE & Business

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 hearts desire. When you quietly doodle, dream and discover - you can set magical intentions for the New Year.

In this activity you will:

  • Discover a totally Fun & Creative way to DRAW OUT YOUR LIFE PURPOSE
  • Identify where you are ...
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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 book store 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 was filled with so many artistic images. I felt I would never be a true artist or make a mark on the...

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