#Visualising Interflora’s #strategy, developing an aerospace #explainer #animation and #graphicrecording an NHS event: all in a weeks work for www.crackerjackvisualthinking.com

Using visual thinking approaches to share complex information is increasingly recognised as an really effective element of organisational engagement initiatives across many sectors. The last week has proved this! I’ve been working at an event to visualise Interflora’s strategy, created a whiteboard style explainer video for a major aerospace organisation and graphic recorded at an NHSContinue reading “#Visualising Interflora’s #strategy, developing an aerospace #explainer #animation and #graphicrecording an NHS event: all in a weeks work for www.crackerjackvisualthinking.com”

#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”

Visual thinking: a key element of the people engagement and change process

It’s been a busy few months for Crackerjack Visual Thinking since the start of 2016! Crackerjack’s work has included: Designing and developing hand-drawn animations Designing rich pictures for clients including Westmill Foods Live scribing (graphic recording) for the NHS and Google UK Creating an interactive PDF improvement guide for one of Crackerjack’s key clients TheContinue reading “Visual thinking: a key element of the people engagement and change process”

Small details = Big Conversations #visualthinking #engagement

I’ve just completed a rich picture for a client to help them communicate some important ideas to one of their key customers. As with all of our visual thinking work, the images we create are there to facilitate the right conversations between people. To do this we ensure each element of the image serves a purposeContinue reading “Small details = Big Conversations #visualthinking #engagement”

Seeing the ‘big picture’ #visualthinking #engagement

One of Crackerjack’s clients sent through a picture of the rich picture we created of their organisations past and future journey. It was great to see it in pride of place in their office! We created the rich picture using a collaborative approach with the organisations team members, using their initial thoughts and ideas as theContinue reading “Seeing the ‘big picture’ #visualthinking #engagement”

Use the power of the doodle to engage your people! #e4s #engagement #communication

This week, why not ask people in your organisation to spend 5 minutes creating a quick doodle of what they think the purpose of your organisation is. Display the completed doodles (either virtually on your intranet or on a wall in your workplace) and encourage people to have a look at them. Then start listening out forContinue reading “Use the power of the doodle to engage your people! #e4s #engagement #communication”

Are these the three key factors that enable people to be #engaged in their work?

1. CLARITY OF PURPOSE (“To be happy in my work I need to understand why I’m doing what I’m doing…”) 2. MORAL ALIGNMENT (“…and agree with the way in which my work will be used…”) 3. TANGIBLE BENEFIT (“…and receive appropriate reward for my efforts.”) Do you think that these are the three key factors that enable people to be fullyContinue reading “Are these the three key factors that enable people to be #engaged in their work?”

Systems Thinking x Visual Thinking = Organisational Clarity

In complex organisations, trying to understand how the various elements of the business fit together and co-exist can be challenging. By using a visual thinking approach and working with your people to visually map your business on large wall charts, you are able to see the organisation and understand more easily how your business operatesContinue reading “Systems Thinking x Visual Thinking = Organisational Clarity”

Engage your people through visual thinking…

Are you wanting to engage more fully with your people and help them see that their organisation wants and values their thoughts, ideas and opinions? Do you have an opportunity to meet with your people in the next few weeks (e.g. a meeting, conference or event)? If so, Crackerjack Visual Thinking would be happy toContinue reading “Engage your people through visual thinking…”