Creating your Personal Vision – a new service from Crackerjack Visual Thinking to help you map out your professional and life goals and help keep you on track

Having a clear idea of where you’re heading in life (both professionally and personally) enables you to make the right decisions and choices along your journey towards your goals and ambitions. Having a map ensures you keep on track! I’m very pleased to share with you that Crackerjack Visual Thinking is now offering its newContinue reading “Creating your Personal Vision – a new service from Crackerjack Visual Thinking to help you map out your professional and life goals and help keep you on track”

THE THREE KEY ACTIVITIES REQUIRED TO SUCCESSFULLY ACHIEVE YOUR VISION ACROSS YOUR ORGANISATION

Having a Vision and successfully achieving it requires three key activities: Communicating, Enabling and Embedding. In these short videos, I share my thoughts on the importance of having a joined-up approach to these key activities and the 3 Steps to successfully achieving your Vision. A joined-up approach is vital to achieving your Vision! In thisContinue reading “THE THREE KEY ACTIVITIES REQUIRED TO SUCCESSFULLY ACHIEVE YOUR VISION ACROSS YOUR ORGANISATION”

Creating your organisations vision for 2022 (now is the time!)

With just under 3 months to go before 2022, have you got a clear idea of your vision for 2022? If not, now is the time to create that vision and begin sharing it with your people! For various reasons, many organisations only begin planning for the new year ahead a month or two afterContinue reading “Creating your organisations vision for 2022 (now is the time!)”

Can your business tick all the boxes in this SIMPLE business health check?

It can be easy to lose track of the big picture and get lost in the complexity of running your business. To help with this, here’s a simple template I’ve developed to help you check the health of your business. The health check uses the SIMPLE mnemonic to focus on 6 key areas of running a business:Continue reading “Can your business tick all the boxes in this SIMPLE business health check?”

As the UK ‘unlocks’, it’s more important than ever to communicate a clear vision for your business

As the countries of the UK emerge from the latest lockdown and progress through their COVID roadmaps, many businesses are opening up for the first time in months and/or having to adapt to how their customers want to do business now that they are used to working in a virtual, working from home, socially distanced,Continue reading “As the UK ‘unlocks’, it’s more important than ever to communicate a clear vision for your business”

Achieving your organisation’s Vision: A joined-up approach is vital!

Having a Vision and then successfully achieving it requires a coordinated approach focusing on three key activities: Communicating, Enabling and Embedding. In this blog episode, I share my thoughts on the importance ensuring you have a joined-up approach to these key activities (and what can happen if you don’t!): To discuss achieving your organisations visionContinue reading “Achieving your organisation’s Vision: A joined-up approach is vital!”

Keep calm and focus on your vision

Before I continue, I recognise and acknowledge that the current Coronavirus situation is really tough for many many people and livelihoods and jobs are at risk (putting aside the obvious health implications of the virus). I therefore write this post with that in mind and in the genuine belief that focusing on the future canContinue reading “Keep calm and focus on your vision”

1 hour to draw a global IT strategy for a CIO! #visualthinking #graphicrecording

Today I’m off to spend 1 hour with the Chief Information Officer (CIO) of Interflora’s owner FTD Companies. In that hour I’ll be capturing his vision for the companies global IT strategy using the trusty visual thinking tools of pens and paper. Ironic given that it’s an IT strategy!   Should be fun! John

It’s a great time to #review your #achievements this year and #visualise what you will #achieve in #2018

As we approach mid-November, the end of the year is looming into view rapidly. Before the Christmas period begins, it’s a great time to review what you and your team have achieved this year and also to think about what you want to achieve in 2018. Reviewing 2017… A great way to review the yearContinue reading “It’s a great time to #review your #achievements this year and #visualise what you will #achieve in #2018”