Check out this excellent compilation of visualization methods called “A Periodic Table of Visualization Methods
.” This came to my attention via a convoluted path from BoingBoing
(who thanks Mike Love) to Seth Godin
to Acorn Creative
. Ralph Lengler and Martin J. Eppler created it. You might also enjoy reading their paper, entitled “Towards a Periodic Table of Visualization Methods for Management
On a related topic, some people are lucky enough to have the ability to transform the spoken word into graphics in real time. I gave a speech to the International Coach Federation, and Martha McGinnis created this graphic representation of it. You may find this useful as a quick summary of my Art of Innovation speech (you can watch the speech online here). Here is Martha’s chart in two sizes:
And I just found out about this mind map of the book at Anabubula.com.