Working with the Weetabix On The Go Team #visualthinking

I spent yesterday with the Weetabix On The Go team at their office at Weetabix HQ in Northamptonshire. I’m helping them to visualise their teams amazing journey from internal Weetabix start-up to the UKs #1 breakfast drink. The starting point for this work is to identify the special ‘ingredients’ that have helped them to becomeContinue reading “Working with the Weetabix On The Go Team #visualthinking”

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”

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”

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”

How visualising the outputs from focus groups is good for the organisation and good for the participants #focusgroup #marketing #insights

Focus groups continue to be a valuable source of insight for organisations wanting to learn deeper insights into their past, present and future customers needs. Whether it’s a retailer wanting to learn more about how customers will react to a new product or a pharma company wanting to understand how their products can better helpContinue reading “How visualising the outputs from focus groups is good for the organisation and good for the participants #focusgroup #marketing #insights”

Give your people the power to draw (a.k.a. communicate more effectively)! #visualthinking #communicate #engage #teamdevelopment

Getting people and teams to communicate effectively is one of the key challenges facing organisations of all shapes and sizes. We here at Crackerjack Visual Thinking believe that helping people to feel confident and empowered to use sketches, diagrams and drawings to communicate thoughts and ideas can create a significant cultural change in an organisation.Continue reading “Give your people the power to draw (a.k.a. communicate more effectively)! #visualthinking #communicate #engage #teamdevelopment”

Crackerjack’s graphic recording featured on UN Women’s #HeForShe global website #engage #communicate #UnitedNations #graphicrecording

We’ve just been informed that the graphic recording Crackerjack Visual Thinking created for the University of Leicester’s #HeForShe global ideathon is featured on the #HeForShe global website. View the article here. #HeForShe is a UN Women backed campaign developing solutions to ensure the safety of everyone on university campuses worldwide. The University of Leicester is one ofContinue reading “Crackerjack’s graphic recording featured on UN Women’s #HeForShe global website #engage #communicate #UnitedNations #graphicrecording”

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”

Crackerjack Visual Thinking’s new ‘menu’ helps you find the best way to #engage and #communicate with your people in 2017. #visualthinking

Happy New Year! To help you get 2017 off to a flying start, we’ve created a new Crackerjack Visual Thinking ‘Menu’ that provides you with a quick reference guide to our services and how they can meet your organisations needs. So if you are looking to engage and communicate with your people in new andContinue reading “Crackerjack Visual Thinking’s new ‘menu’ helps you find the best way to #engage and #communicate with your people in 2017. #visualthinking”