Lesson’s from a blizzard

As I write, I’m looking out from my office window into a raging blizzard. The tree’s and building’s I can normally see have all but disappeared, the snow flying past the window obscures my vision.

However, if I half close my eyes and squint, I can actually see the outline of the building’s and tree’s more clearly.

The lesson from this blizzard is that sometimes we have to see less to see more. By reducing the amount of detail we can see, the bigger picture becomes clearer.

By applying this lesson to an organisation and reducing the amount of detail flying around in your business, can you help everyone see the bigger picture more clearly?

#blizzardthinking

Published by John Ashton

I work with you and your people to create images that start a conversation in your organisation. If you are an organisation going through change, starting something new or simply wanting to engage people with your idea or story, I can help. Using a combination of people development techniques, visual thinking approaches and graphic facilitation skills, I help organisations and individuals discuss, explore and visualise their thinking – increasing understanding, learning and collaboration in an increasingly complex and fast-changing world. So, if your organisation is going through change, starting something new or simply wanting to engage people with your story, please contact me using the contact details above or visit www.crackerjackvisualthinking.com to find out more.

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