Josie Dee brings sketchnotes to the office - SE10/EP06


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In this episode of the podcast, hear from Josie Dee — a sketchnoter, author, script-writer, and poet as she shares how she entered into visual thinking and continues to use Sketchnotes every day in unique ways.

Josie found a niche at work where she captures sketchnotes that help clarify communications, and how initially it was a challenge to convince her colleagues of the benefits.

Hear the unique ways she meets colleagues where they are to teach sketchnoting and how she documents her research, using sketchnotes.

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Running Order

  • Intro: Who is Josie Dee?
  • Josie’s origin story
  • Celebrating mistakes
  • Using space to visualize
  • Memory Palace Method
  • Sketchnoting in the office
  • Teaching sketchnoting to colleagues
  • Sketchnotes for user research
  • Sketchnotes for writing
  • Using sketchnotes to break writer’s block
  • Pandemic optimistic counterweights:
    • New puppy, Scully
    • Writing poetry
  • Tools
  • 3 tips
  • Outro



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