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Firms Push Visual Note Taking to Spark Creativity, Sharpen Focus – WSJ.com

Firms are holding training sessions to teach employees the basics of what’s known as visual note taking. Others, like vacation-rental company HomeAway Inc. and retailer Zappos, are hiring graphic recorders, consultants who sketch what is discussed at meetings and conferences, cartoon-style, to keep employees engaged. Doodling proponents say it can help generate ideas, fuel collaboration […]

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Treadmill desks and the walking meeting

It’s worth reading this article about the treadmill desk. Don’t dismiss it as a novelty. Its an example of how an idea was born, implemented, how its usage changed over time and how the concept spawned a new idea — the walking meeting. Then Levine had another idea. If people could work while they were […]