Give your people the power to draw (a.k.a. communicate more effectively)! #visualthinking #communicate #engage #teamdevelopment

Getting people and teams to communicate effectively is one of the key challenges facing organisations of all shapes and sizes. We here at Crackerjack Visual Thinking believe that helping people to feel confident and empowered to use sketches, diagrams and drawings to communicate thoughts and ideas can create a significant cultural change in an organisation.Continue reading “Give your people the power to draw (a.k.a. communicate more effectively)! #visualthinking #communicate #engage #teamdevelopment”

We’ll soon be ‘revealing all’ about our busy summer here at Crackerjack! #visualthinking #communication #engagement

Hope you all had a great summer! Whilst we’ve been able to fit a few holidays in over the summer, we’ve also been busy supporting clients  in a number of different ways. Whilst we can’t yet reveal everything we’ve been doing (client confidentiality, hence the blurred images below!), we can tell that we’ve doing lots including:Continue reading “We’ll soon be ‘revealing all’ about our busy summer here at Crackerjack! #visualthinking #communication #engagement”

Great feedback for Crackerjack’s first 1:1 Scribble Lab coaching session! #visualthinking

  Here’s some great feedback Crackerjack received from Sian Lloyd at EV HR Consulting following on from the first ever 1:1 Scribble Lab coaching session we ran for her: “John’s graphic recording coaching is not only extremely valuable but also hugely enjoyable. My individual Scribble Lab session had been carefully planned to build on myContinue reading “Great feedback for Crackerjack’s first 1:1 Scribble Lab coaching session! #visualthinking”

AndPartnership ‘Leading in a Changing World’ Event #graphicrecording

It was great to work with my friends at the AndPartnership last week at their annual free seminar. This years event explored the topic of ‘Leading in a Changing World’ and featured a number of guest speakers (including Andy Cope author of ‘The Art of Briliance‘). Here are the graphic recordings I produced live duringContinue reading “AndPartnership ‘Leading in a Changing World’ Event #graphicrecording”

Great day #graphicrecording for #Superdry UK and Europe store managers conference

Great day graphic recording for Superdry UK and Europe store managers conference at Fazely Studios in Birmingham.

Can you sketch your organisations business model in 5 minutes? #businessmodel #businessmodelcanvas

Here’s a visual thinking approach to checking the logic and clarity of your organisations business model: 1. Print off a copy (as big as possible) of @AlexOsterwalders Business Model Canvas from the Business Model Generation website. This will give you a great framework in which to visualise your thinking about your business model. 2. Use minimalContinue reading “Can you sketch your organisations business model in 5 minutes? #businessmodel #businessmodelcanvas”

For the latest news and ideas on #visualthinking read the new ‘Crackerjack Visual Thinking Daily’

For ideas and inspiration about all things Visual Thinking, subscribe to the new free Crackerjack Visual Thinking Daily. To receive a daily alert when the Crackerjack Visual Thinking Daily is published, and for other updates from Crackerjack, follow us on Twitter at @JohnAshtonCPD.

A pen and paper – one of the most powerful business and thinking tools available… #visualthinking

Crackerjack Visual Thinking believes that the combination of a pen and a piece of paper is one of the most powerful business and thinking tools available. The visual thinking approach is fundamentally based on using these simple tools (or their iPad style equivalents!) to create visual images that communicate ideas, facilitate discussion, engage thinking and provide aContinue reading “A pen and paper – one of the most powerful business and thinking tools available… #visualthinking”

How a drawing can help increase your profits #visualthinking #roi #bizitalk

Click on the sketch below to see how helping you develop and sketch out your big ideas can enable your team members to work more effectively and generate increased profits for your business. To find out more about how Crackerjack can help you visualise your next idea, please contact us on +44 (0)775 282 6227Continue reading “How a drawing can help increase your profits #visualthinking #roi #bizitalk”