The seven step process to BusinessWeek’s Bo Xilai’s family tree/network diagram mash-up.
Step 1: Panic
Step 2: Research and organize notes
Step 3: Connect the dots
Step 4: Organize the dots. Start designing. Fact Check!
Step 5: Over think the design. Take a walk. Break for coffee.
Step 6: Go back to the original design. Continue fact checking. Race to deadline.
Step 7. Post-office drinks.