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    In this increasingly visual age, images speak louder than words. Studies show that images also help people think. Visual note-taking such as doodling increases memory retention rates by nearly 30 percent, and opens creative pathways, strengthens focus, and inspires self-expression. Driven by these groundbreaking findings, entrepreneurs Nora Herting and Heather Willems founded ImageThink, a graphic facilitation firm that has helped an elite roster of clients—from Google to Pepsi to NASA—visualize their ideas and transform their creative processes using simple drawing techniques that anyone can master. Draw Your Big Idea presents their sought-after guidance and more than 150 drawing exercises tailored to brainstorming, refining, and executing ideas in the home, design studio, and office. With this workbook, readers will learn to beat creative block—for good!ImageThink is a graphic recording and facilitation firm founded in New York City in 2009. Featured in TED Talks, on the Today Show, and in Forbes and the Wall Street Journal, ImageThink has visualized the big ideas of some of the most influential companies and thought leaders on four continents in thirteen countries.ImageThink cofounder Heather Willems is a business strategy consultant with a background in art and education. She lives in Brooklyn, New York.
     

    ImageThink cofounder Nora Herting is an award-winning artist with a history in education and facilitation. She lives in Brooklyn, New York.

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    1. ELIGIBILITY: The Draw Your Big Idea Preorder Offer is open only to legal residents of the fifty United States and the District of Columbia. Void where prohibited by law. The following individuals are not eligible: (a) employees of Chronicle Books LLC (“Chronicle”) and its parent, affiliate and subsidiary companies; and (b) members of the immediate family of person in (a) and/or those living in the same household as a person in (a). All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply. People who redeem the offer agree to be bound by the terms of these official rules and by the decisions of Chronicle, which are final and binding on all matters pertaining to this offer.

    2. HOW TO ENTER: Between 5/20/2016 12:00pm PST and 6/20/2016 11:59am PST (“Offer Period”) you can enter the offer by visiting http://budurl.com/drawyourbigidea and following the instructions there. Entries using macro, script or other forms of automatic entry will be disqualified. All entries must be submitted during the Offer Period, regardless of method of entry. Chronicle is not responsible for late, lost, incomplete, inaccurate, illegible, or misdirected entries or entries not received for any reason. All entries become property of Chronicle and will not be acknowledged or returned. Limit one entry per person, regardless of method of entry.

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