Institute of Quarrying (@IQ_UK) ask Crackerjack #VisualThinking to create rich pictures to help #engage people with the world of #quarrying

We’re very pleased to share that the Institute of Quarrying (IQ) have asked us to create two rich pictures to engage people in the world of quarrying. The rich pictures will visualise the life-cycle of a quarry and the processes and job roles involved in quarrying. The rich pictures will used for a variety of purposes includingContinue reading “Institute of Quarrying (@IQ_UK) ask Crackerjack #VisualThinking to create rich pictures to help #engage people with the world of #quarrying”

My #graphicrecording nearly made someone cry!!! #engage #communicate www.crackerjackvisualthinking.com

Last week, as part of an event I was supporting, I was lucky enough to graphic record in real-time the inspirational career journey of a champion of diversity and equity in the NHS, Yvonne Coghill OBE. Her story was thought provoking and clearly highlighted how people can champion and enable diversity and equity for all. ClearlyContinue reading “My #graphicrecording nearly made someone cry!!! #engage #communicate www.crackerjackvisualthinking.com”

A typical #exec team conversation when they try #drawing their new #strategic #vision out on paper! #visualthinking #engage #communicate

Helping your people engage with your organisations plans for 2017 #engage #communicate #vision

2017 seems to be just around the corner! Although many organisations financial and strategic planning years do not align with the calendar year, it’s important to remember that moving into 2017 will, for many of your people, represent a new start. Did you know that most life changing decisions (both personal and professional) are made during theContinue reading “Helping your people engage with your organisations plans for 2017 #engage #communicate #vision”

Great feedback about our #Quality #Improvement Toolkit from Oxford University Hospitals #NHS #engage #communicate

Earlier this year, Crackerjack was commissioned by Belinda Boulton (Director of Transformation for Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust) to design and produce an on-line interactive service improvement guide for her organisation. The ‘Oxford Quality Improvement Toolkit’ brings together numerous quality improvement tools, templates and techniques into one simple to use practical guide that isContinue reading “Great feedback about our #Quality #Improvement Toolkit from Oxford University Hospitals #NHS #engage #communicate”

Creating a rich picture of the Institute of Asphalt Technology’s new 5 year vision #visualthinking

Recently, Crackerjack Visual Thinking has been working with the Institute of Asphalt Technology (IAT) to visualise their new 5 year vision. The aim of the project was to create a rich picture that engages, informs and drives conversation about the IATs new vision amongst its members, other institutes and the wider industry. To create theContinue reading “Creating a rich picture of the Institute of Asphalt Technology’s new 5 year vision #visualthinking”

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”

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?”

How can Visual Thinking help your organisation?

Someone asked me the other day how Visual Thinking can really help organisations? Here are three ways in which I think Visual Thinking and a visual approach to sharing information can benefit a business: Communicating your thinking to colleagues quickly and effectively. Supporting ‘pitches’ and tenders for work by helping potential clients ‘see’ your thoughtsContinue reading “How can Visual Thinking help your organisation?”