Crackerjack ‘Scribble Labs™’ coming soon! #visualthinking #communication #creativity

Crackerjack’s ‘Scribble Labs™‘ are designed to help you explore and develop the skills you need to use the power of Visual Thinking in your work (and outside of work too)!   So if you would like to: Develop your drawing skills… Capture ideas, conversations and concepts visually as they happen (often referred to as scribingContinue reading “Crackerjack ‘Scribble Labs™’ coming soon! #visualthinking #communication #creativity”

Small details = Big Conversations #visualthinking #engagement

I’ve just completed a rich picture for a client to help them communicate some important ideas to one of their key customers. As with all of our visual thinking work, the images we create are there to facilitate the right conversations between people. To do this we ensure each element of the image serves a purposeContinue reading “Small details = Big Conversations #visualthinking #engagement”

Seeing the ‘big picture’ #visualthinking #engagement

One of Crackerjack’s clients sent through a picture of the rich picture we created of their organisations past and future journey. It was great to see it in pride of place in their office! We created the rich picture using a collaborative approach with the organisations team members, using their initial thoughts and ideas as theContinue reading “Seeing the ‘big picture’ #visualthinking #engagement”

These organisations have one thing in common: #visual #thinking

What do Macmillan Cancer Support, the NHS and Westmill Foods all have in common? The answer is that they all want to use visual thinking tools to help communicate information to people (including in these cases staff, patients and strategic business partners) and start or continue important conversations in their organisations. They have recognised how incorporatingContinue reading “These organisations have one thing in common: #visual #thinking”

Crackerjack featured in Research to Action article on Visual Note Taking at Conferences

Very pleased to be featured in an article by Laura french-Constant of Research to Action about Visual Note Taking at Conferences. You can read the article by clicking here. To find out more about how Crackerjack Visual Thinking creates images that start a conversation, contact us at or call us on +44 (0)775 282 6227.

‘Picture’ your organisational story to engage your people… #visualthinking #engagement #storytelling #e4s

Telling a clear story can be the key helping your people engage with your organisations vision and purpose. Being able to ‘see’ the story as a picture can further enhance their understanding, helping them both see the ‘big picture’ and well as better understand where their role fits into what can sometimes be large and complex organisations.Continue reading “‘Picture’ your organisational story to engage your people… #visualthinking #engagement #storytelling #e4s”

Engage for Success Radio: Crackerjack discusses the links between #visualthinking and employee engagement #e4s #engagement #communication

Earlier this week I had the pleasure of discussing the links between visual thinking and employee engagement on the Engage for Success Radio Show. As a supporter of the Engage for Success movement, it was great to share thinking on how using visual thinking tools and techniques in an organisation can help people have better conversationsContinue reading “Engage for Success Radio: Crackerjack discusses the links between #visualthinking and employee engagement #e4s #engagement #communication”

How pictures can help people engage for success #engageforsuccess #visualthinking #engagement #strategicnarrative

Helping people throughout an organisation have a shared understanding the organisations story (often referred to as its strategic narrative) is a key part of any engagement strategy. The story can detail the history of the organisation, its current state and its future vision amongst other important information. For maximum impact, the story should detail theContinue reading “How pictures can help people engage for success #engageforsuccess #visualthinking #engagement #strategicnarrative”

Graphic recording at Derby and Notts CIPD Annual Meeting #letsENGAGE @DerbyNottsCIPD @davidtmacleod @macs_JamesT

Had a interesting couple of hours last night graphic recording Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire’s CIPD annual meeting. Both David MacLeod (Engage for Success) and James Taylor (Macildowie) spoke about the need for engagement in the workplace. David stressed the importance of having a clear strategic narrative in an organisation and I was struck by the roleContinue reading “Graphic recording at Derby and Notts CIPD Annual Meeting #letsENGAGE @DerbyNottsCIPD @davidtmacleod @macs_JamesT”