This course by Brian O’Kelley, Jorge Arango, and Chris Baum diagrams a path toward mastering the whiteboard. In this excerpt, the authors explain the problem whiteboarding helps to solve, the benefits of using a whiteboard as a collaboration tool, and why it's so effective. View the full course on Safari to learn how to properly prepare for and effectively lead a meeting, with instruction on organizing information on-the-fly, basic drawing techniques, generating new ideas, and dealing with issues.

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