A coaching story: “What does my manager need?”

I have had an interesting coaching discussion with a client a while ago. This person was fairly young and inexperienced, but eager to make her mark and add value to her team. As part of a team effectiveness exercise, all team members did their Colour Insights profiles to get an idea of what their preferences […]

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Learn to draw for engagement and retention

The Icon Library Using pictures is a powerful way to increase engagement in meetings, learning sessions and strategic planning workshops. This series of short videos will teach you how to draw simple icons that are used often in these type of sessions. Build up your visual resources with our Icon Library. Learn how to draw […]

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A Coaching Story – They aren’t interested in what I have to say

I’d like to share a story about a coaching conversation I had with a client a couple of months ago.  This person had just joined a private company after working in the public sector for a number of years.  During our coaching session, she revealed that her development goal was to be able to make […]

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The business case for thinking in pictures

Graphic facilitation is an approach that uses pictures as a method for people to “see” their thoughts.  In this way, they can communicate better and make improved decisions.  This article deals with why it makes good business sense to use graphic facilitation in your business. For training sessions, strategic planning workshops or problem solving meetings […]

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Create cool flipcharts As a graphic facilitator I love using visuals during my training and coaching sessions.  One of my favorite tools is the flip chart.  It’s engaging, versatile and fairly inexpensive. But frankly, a lot of flip charts are uninspiring, boring or even illegible!  Here are 7 easy tips to make your flipcharts stand out. First, the [...]
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