Taking the time to explore and play…

Most organisations want to solve problems and generate new ideas as quickly and effectively as possible. However, counter-intuitively to some people, slowing down and taking the time to really explore and play with issues and ideas can allow the best solutions to be generated. The repercussions of rushed and ill-conceived concepts can in fact slowContinue reading “Taking the time to explore and play…”

Crackerjack: the engagement, learning and creativity alchemists!

Crackerjack People Development is now a multi-disciplinary consultancy focussed on helping people and organisations perform to their maximum potential. We achieve this by offering a blended consultancy approach which incorporates the following disciplines: Learning and Development Designing and delivering pragmatic learning solutions that enable people to improve their performance in the workplace Visual Thinking Facilitating workshops and eventsContinue reading “Crackerjack: the engagement, learning and creativity alchemists!”

Think visually in 2013!

Happy New Year! Why not make 2013 the year when you and your organisation unleash the power of visual thinking? Visually communicating your thoughts and ideas to others using pictures, diagrams, scribbles and cartoons etc. could help you find the big idea that leads to success in 2013 and beyond! To find out how CrackerjackContinue reading “Think visually in 2013!”

Systems Thinking x Visual Thinking = Organisational Clarity

In complex organisations, trying to understand how the various elements of the business fit together and co-exist can be challenging. By using a visual thinking approach and working with your people to visually map your business on large wall charts, you are able to see the organisation and understand more easily how your business operatesContinue reading “Systems Thinking x Visual Thinking = Organisational Clarity”

Engage your people through visual thinking…

Are you wanting to engage more fully with your people and help them see that their organisation wants and values their thoughts, ideas and opinions? Do you have an opportunity to meet with your people in the next few weeks (e.g. a meeting, conference or event)? If so, Crackerjack Visual Thinking would be happy toContinue reading “Engage your people through visual thinking…”

Visualising your achievements during 2012…

Next month sees the end of another year. I’m sure that you’ve achieved a great deal during 2012 and it’s important to allow yourself to recognise this. However, sometimes it’s not always easy to remember your own successes (and indeed learning’s) from the last year. My suggestion is that you try visualising what you’ve doneContinue reading “Visualising your achievements during 2012…”

How can Visual Thinking help your organisation?

Someone asked me the other day how Visual Thinking can really help organisations? Here are three ways in which I think Visual Thinking and a visual approach to sharing information can benefit a business: Communicating your thinking to colleagues quickly and effectively. Supporting ‘pitches’ and tenders for work by helping potential clients ‘see’ your thoughtsContinue reading “How can Visual Thinking help your organisation?”