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”

“An idea that remains trapped in your head serves no purpose” #visualthinking #communicate

An idea that remains trapped in your head serves no purpose. The above is rather a blunt statement – but is intrinsically true. If you have a great idea but are not able to articulate it to others or implement it by yourself, then nothing will have been gained by having an idea that couldContinue reading ““An idea that remains trapped in your head serves no purpose” #visualthinking #communicate”

Travis Perkins asks Crackerjack Visual Thinking to provide facilitation and rich picture support for major change programme #engage #communicate

Crackerjack is pleased to share that Travis Perkins PLC (one of the building industries most popular brands and owner of 20+ trade, home improvement and DIY businesses including Wickes and Toolstation) has asked us to help them design and facilitate a key event in a major change programme and then produce a rich picture toContinue reading “Travis Perkins asks Crackerjack Visual Thinking to provide facilitation and rich picture support for major change programme #engage #communicate”

#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”

Half term school holidays – the perfect time to practise your drawing! #visualthinking #communicate #engage #draw

In the UK, it’s the half term holidays for many schools and many of you may be taking a few days off to spend time with your kids. Although there are many things that take up children’s attention during the holidays, (from sports activities to X-Boxes), in my experience kids still really enjoy drawing. A blankContinue reading “Half term school holidays – the perfect time to practise your drawing! #visualthinking #communicate #engage #draw”

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”

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

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”