#Visual #coffee

Whilst out and about today I just had a quick visual thought. Would the coffee I just purchased (shown above) seem as appetising if the barista hadn’t taken the time to create the pattern in the froth?

Something simple that takes a short time to do makes a big difference to my perception of the quality and potentially the taste of the coffee.

Which is a bit like taking the time to share information visually: if you use an image or sketch to share information, people’s perception of the quality of the information you’re sharing increases and the potential for them wanting to ‘taste’ the messages you’re sharing also increases.

So, take the time to create a ‘pattern in the froth’ next time you want to engage your people!

John

Crackerjack Visual Thinking

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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