Post-It notes and Visual Thinking

Many people will have experienced using Post-It notes to structure thoughts and ideas in meetings and training events. However, in many cases the Post-It notes simply have words/phrases on them resulting in them being, in effect, a moveable linear list. Research continues to show that linear lists are not the most effective way of helping your brain understand complex and diverse information.

Visual Thinking encourages people to share their thoughts using pictures, diagrams, sketches and other visual techniques. This helps people:

  • see concepts more clearly
  • see the relationships between different ideas more easily
  • resolve problems more efficiently

Crackerjack People Development can help you and your organisation harness the power of Visual Thinking by designing and facilitating visual meetings and events and helping your people develop Visual Thinking skills in your organisation.

To find out more, please click here to contact us.

 

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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