Let Crackerjack create a engaging visual record of your next meeting or event…

Graphic recording is the live real-time creation of a large visual record of a meeting or event (such as the graphic recording created by Crackerjack at the CIPD Annual 2013 Meeting shown above). The power of graphic recording is in the fact the brain recalls information more effectively when stimulated with a visual image thanContinue reading “Let Crackerjack create a engaging visual record of your next meeting or event…”

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”

Open an ‘art gallery’ to drive #innovation in your organisation!

If you’re looking for an effective way to increase innovation, creativity and communication in your organisation, here’s a plan: 1. Buy enough coloured marker pens and large sheets of paper for everyone in your business! 2. Give them the confidence and skills (via appropriate visual thinking training) to be able to sketch/scribble/draw their thoughts, ideasContinue reading “Open an ‘art gallery’ to drive #innovation in your organisation!”

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”

Graphic recording from AndPartnership’s 10 Year Anniversary Event #communication #graphic recording #andpartnership

Click on the image above to see the graphic recording I created live during the AndPartnership’s 10 Year Anniversary Event in London. AndPartnership is an organisation development consultancy, specialising in the human side of change. They pride ourselves in creating customised solutions to organisational change issues, whilst building valued relationships with our clients. You can findContinue reading “Graphic recording from AndPartnership’s 10 Year Anniversary Event #communication #graphic recording #andpartnership”

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”

A unique graphic record of the CIPD Midlands Centenary Celebration!!! #CIPD100

Crackerjack Visual Thinking was pleased to be able to provide the Chartered Institute of Personal Development (CIPD) with a graphic recording of their Centenary Celebration event that took place just outside Leicester on the 14th September 2013. Here’s the graphic that was produced live during the event (on a wall with a bend in it!):Continue reading “A unique graphic record of the CIPD Midlands Centenary Celebration!!! #CIPD100”

HOW GRAPHIC RECORDING HELPED SHEFFIELD HALLAM UNIVERSITY (IN THEIR OWN WORDS)…

Here’s one of the latest pieces of feedback we’ve received about our graphic recording work from Charli Buxton (Executive Assistant to the Deputy Vice Chancellor, Sheffield Hallam University): “John attended our All Staff conference which focused on our new University strategy. It was important to us that we had visual record of the day asContinue reading “HOW GRAPHIC RECORDING HELPED SHEFFIELD HALLAM UNIVERSITY (IN THEIR OWN WORDS)…”