Six Lessons Learned In Two Years Of Sketchnoting - Doug Neill - the verbal to visual podcast

Six Lessons Learned In My First Two Years Of Sketchnoting

In this episode of The Verbal To Visual Podcast I share the six most important lessons that I have learned after two years of visual note taking.

Notes & Links

As I thought about this list, it was helpful to look back on the record that I’ve been keeping over at The Graphic Recorder, where I started blogging to document my process learning the skill of visual note taking.

The Six Lessons

1. Experimentation is key.

  • With the materials you use.
  • With the conditions surrounding your visual note taking session (live/non-live, location, etc.)

2. No matter how “pretty” your visual notes, the cognitive benefits are still there.

3. Keep an eye out for flow.

4. Know what you’re in it for, and let that direct your approach to visual note taking.

5. The extended mind is crazy powerful.

6. Sharing your work online can be a very useful way to document your progress and connect with others.

Any tips of your own to add? Let us know in the comments below.


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