Visual Book Review - The Visual Marketing Revolution - 26 Rules to Help Social Media Marketers Connect the Dots - Stephanie Diamond

Visual book review: The Visual Marketing Revolution (Stephanie Diamond)

Want to make your social media marketing more visual? The Visual Marketing Revolution: 26 Rules to Help Social Media Marketers Connect the Dots by Stephanie Diamond (Que Publishing, 2013) gives you an overview of rules, tools, content, and tactics to help you plan and improve your marketing. Click on the image to view or download […]

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Visual book review: The Culture Blueprint (Robert Richman)

The Culture Blueprint is an upcoming book that draws on lessons from Zappo’s corporate culture. It offers a mix of high-level advice as well as practical tips on how to influence your company’s culture and help your company be more effective. I liked the chapter on implementation, which includes a sample conversation showing how someone […]

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Visual Thinkers Toronto: February 26, 2013

Here are my notes from Francesco’s talk at last night’s Visual Thinkers Toronto meetup. Visual Thinkers Toronto meets every last Tuesday of the month at OCAD University. Join our mailing list to get an update when the next event is confirmed!

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Visual Thinkers Toronto January 29, 2013

At the Visual Thinkers Toronto meetup, I gave a presentation on how I’ve been organizing and sharing my sketches, and how I’m learning more. Organize, Share, Learn – Visual Thinkers Toronto from Sacha Chua Alex M. Chong showed how his architectural training influenced his drawing style: Here are the notes from the Open Space discussion: […]

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ENT101: Market Intelligence–Usha Srinivasan

In this Entrepreneurship 101 lecture, Usha Srinivasan gave an overview of market intelligence for people who are starting companies. We sketchnoted this live at the free MaRS Entrepreneurship 101 series (webcast and in-person session every Wednesday). Click on the image for a larger version of sketchnotes. Feel free to share this! You can credit it […]

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Sketchnote about mindmapping: Rock the Monkey: Visual Facilitation Skills and Brain-based Learning–Chuck Frey

Learn more about mindmapping in this sketchnote of Chuck Frey’s webinar on Rock the Monkey: Visual Facilitation Skills and Brain-based Learning. Click on the image for a larger version. Feel free to share this! © 2013 Sacha Chua, http://sachachua.com (Creative Commons Attribution Licence) Learn more about mindmapping on Chuck Frey’s blog, The Mindmapping Software Blog. […]

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ENT101 Lived It Lecture–Kunal Gupta, Polar Mobile

Sacha Chua (Experivis) sketchnoted this live at the free MaRS Entrepreneurship 101 series (webcast and in-person session every Wednesday). Click on the image for a larger version of sketchnotes. Feel free to share this! You can credit it as (c) 2012 Sacha Chua under the Creative Commons Attribution 2.5 Canada licence.   This post also […]

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Visual book review: Blue Ocean Strategy–W. Chan Kim, Renée Mauborgne

Most business books focus on beating the competition. Blue Ocean Strategy (Harvard Business School Press, 2005) focuses on breaking out of red oceans of competition, creating new markets instead. Here are some ways to find alternative markets: alternative industries, strategic groups, buyers, complementary product and service offerings, functional/emotional appeal, time. Click on the image for […]

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Visual book review: Running Lean–Ash Maurya

If you’re starting a technology business – or other kinds of businesses – you’ll find many tips in Ash Maurya’s book, Running Lean. In particular, he provides step-by-step guides for conducting problem interviews, solution interviews, and MVP interviews, all great ways to validating your business assumptions and make sure you’re on the right track. Here’s […]

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Startup Law 101: Legal Launchpad (Arshia Tabrizi)

Click on the image for a larger version of sketchnotes. This talk is part of the free MaRS Entrepreneurship 101 series (webcast and in-person session every Wednesday!) Feel free to share this! You can credit it as (c) 2012 Sacha Chua under the Creative Commons Attribution 2.5 Canada licence.   Arshia Tabrizi: Startup Law 101: […]