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”

Dan Roam’s guaranteed way to get your team drawing, fast! #visualthinking #teams #drawing #thinking

I was in Texas last week. I lead a multinational financial services company through my half-day visual training seminar. They loved it, and asked how they might quickly get colleagues around the world to start drawing more. I suggested a quick visual exercise I call, “The Double-Venn Drill.” It goes like this: The Double-Venn Drill… viaContinue reading “Dan Roam’s guaranteed way to get your team drawing, fast! #visualthinking #teams #drawing #thinking”

Afraid to draw at work? #visualthinking #communication #drawtothink

What stops you drawing more at work? It is acknowledged that sharing information visually via sketches and diagrams can help people understand concepts more easily and drive more meaningful discussions than more traditional methods of sharing information (i.e. reports,  bullet-pointed presentations etc). Is it because you feel your own drawing skills are not up toContinue reading “Afraid to draw at work? #visualthinking #communication #drawtothink”

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”

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!”

Quick Poll: Have you shared an idea with colleagues by drawing it? #visualthinking

It would be great if you had 30 seconds to complete the following poll to help us understand more about how people use drawing to share ideas in the workplace! Thanks for you help! John Crackerjack Visual Thinking http://www.crackerjackvisualthinking.com

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”

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!”

Ever not been able to get your idea across to someone?

Have you ever been trying to explain an idea to someone and not been able to get your concept across to them? Have you then grabbed a piece of paper and drawn a quick picture to help them understand your thinking? If so, you’ve already used a visual thinking technique! Now think about how thisContinue reading “Ever not been able to get your idea across to someone?”