Getting ready to turn an #idea into a #richpicture

This is the exciting part of many of my projects: the initial design stage. I’ve met with my client, understood what they want to communicate and who they want to engage with through the finalised rich picture I will produce. Now it’s time to turn the initial idea into the finished product! Time to getContinue reading “Getting ready to turn an #idea into a #richpicture”

#Engage people, increase #understanding and improve #communication by embedding #visualthinking into the way your #organisation works

If a picture speaks a thousand words, just imagine how enabling your people to think visually can help improve communication and creativity in your organisation! Helping your people to communicate more effectively and share ideas more easily can be a key method of increasing creativity and productivity in your organisation. Put simply, the quicker yourContinue reading “#Engage people, increase #understanding and improve #communication by embedding #visualthinking into the way your #organisation works”

Crackerjack Visual Thinking to develop the #visualthinking skills of the #Interflora senior leadership team

I’m pleased to share with you that Crackerjack Visual Thinking will be working with the Interflora senior leadership team (SLT) in November to help them develop their visual thinking skill set. We’ll be focussing on helping them develop both confidence and technique in drawing and also capturing information visually in a live environment. The goalContinue reading “Crackerjack Visual Thinking to develop the #visualthinking skills of the #Interflora senior leadership team”

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”

Sneaky Peak! #visualthinking

Just thought I’d share a few small elements of a much larger rich picture I’m creating for a client to help them communicate their new vision and engage their target audience in their work. The staring point for the rich picture was a powerpoint presentation containing outline bullet points for each element of the newContinue reading “Sneaky Peak! #visualthinking”

House of Fraser chooses Crackerjack Visual Thinking’s Scribble Lab™ 1 to help develop its #visualthinking skills!

Crackerjack Visual Thinking is very pleased to have been asked to deliver a bespoke version of our Scribble Lab™ 1 visual thinking training workshop to House of Fraser’s learning and development team later this month. Scribble Lab™ 1 enables participants to draw great graphics and use simple visual tools in the meetings and events they lead (ideal forContinue reading “House of Fraser chooses Crackerjack Visual Thinking’s Scribble Lab™ 1 to help develop its #visualthinking skills!”

Now that’s a novel use for black insulation tape and a whiteboard! #visualthinking

Just spotted this advert for a new TVR sports car which uses just black electrical insulation tape and a whiteboard to visualise a teaser image of the new car. Just shows that you don’t have to stick to pens and paper to communicate your ideas visually! For more ideas on how to visualise your ideasContinue reading “Now that’s a novel use for black insulation tape and a whiteboard! #visualthinking”

NEW Scribble Lab™ Visual Thinking Skills Workshops

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. We currently offer three different Scribble Labs™ and all are facilitated by John Ashton (owner of Crackerjack Visual Thinking). Available as both open and in-house workshops, we ensure that: All of our workshops are run usingContinue reading “NEW Scribble Lab™ Visual Thinking Skills Workshops”

Great client #feedback from #Google UK

Really pleased to be able to share feedback received following an event I recently scribed/graphic recorded for Google UK: “John [of Crackerjack Visual Thinking] did a fantastic job of capturing our day-long event’s key points and learnings – the final graphic has been shared far and wide within our organisation, with employees praising this creativeContinue reading “Great client #feedback from #Google UK”