“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”

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”

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”

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”

Don’t take our word for it! Read about a clients experience of work with Crackerjack Visual Thinking #communicate #engage

Here’s a link to a blog article by Andrew Scott (of Andrew Scott Training) describing how Crackerjack worked with him to provide graphic recording support during an Open Space session for the University of Newcastle he was facilitating: Open Space and Graphic Recording Here’s the completed graphic recording capturing the rich detail of the day:Continue reading “Don’t take our word for it! Read about a clients experience of work with Crackerjack Visual Thinking #communicate #engage”

We’ll soon be ‘revealing all’ about our busy summer here at Crackerjack! #visualthinking #communication #engagement

Hope you all had a great summer! Whilst we’ve been able to fit a few holidays in over the summer, we’ve also been busy supporting clients  in a number of different ways. Whilst we can’t yet reveal everything we’ve been doing (client confidentiality, hence the blurred images below!), we can tell that we’ve doing lots including:Continue reading “We’ll soon be ‘revealing all’ about our busy summer here at Crackerjack! #visualthinking #communication #engagement”

Great client feedback for Crackerjack #visualthinking

Crackerjack Visual Thinking is very pleased to be able to share this feedback received from Geraldine Walsh, President of the Institute of Asphalt Technology: “John of Crackerjack Visual Thinking was employed by the Institute of Asphalt Technology to create both a rich picture of our new vision and a graphic recording of our 50thanniversary conference. ItContinue reading “Great client feedback for Crackerjack #visualthinking”

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”

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”