Wow your audience with simple hand drawn graphics!

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Wow your audience with simple hand drawn graphics!

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Clear communication, better decision making, greater engagement


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Discover the Secrets of Simple Graphics

*New dates for 2019*

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Visual Facilitation

Graphic Faciliation

Engage hearts and minds with this powerful facilitation tool.

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Training Design

Training design

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Want to bring it to life?
Discover how hand drawn graphics can enhance your existing training.

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Fun, energetic, well-paced, interactive with much supportive learning, Emer’s practical workshop has inspired me to unashamedly introduce graphics to my workshops.

Eimear Stassin

Training Consultant,

Hi, I'm Emer

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I empower my clients to use simple hand drawn graphics to transform the way they communicate and do business.

I am an advocate not just of visual thinking but of BIG visual thinking to unlock creativity, stimulate critical thinking and generate ideas.

I was first introduced to this world back in 2002 when working for a disability organisation…

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Using simple graphics has helped focus the initial sales meetings so much that we went from concept to full proposal in less than an hour. 

Emer – the first meeting was scheduled with a C-level exec for 45 minutes – he agreed and asked for the formal proposal submission in 17 minutes.

The second with a CIO – went from skeptic to sign off in 25 minutes and a third with a Director went from “welcome” to “can we have three proposals in 22 minutes”.

A public sector Business Improvement Board meeting approved a POC in 40 minutes.

It’s powerful stuff !

Dave Fardoe

Managing Director, Accordant Solutions

Latest Blog Posts…

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Top tips for sketchnoting

So you've seen some sketchnoting online, bought a book on it or just thought to yourself, 'How cool. I wish I could do that'. I'm here to say 'Of course you can do that!' and here's how... With sketchnoting you listen, think and draw in real time. It may seem...

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Sketchnote: 5 Ways to Be More Creative at Work

Do ever feel that you’re going through the motions at work? That at times it feels like you spend most of your day fire fighting with little to show at the end of it? One way to gently dislodge yourself from this mode of working to consider the ways you can inject...

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How to use visual thinking at work

Today I thought I’d share with you some of the many ways my clients are using visual thinking at work. I’ve had people say all sorts of things to me about visual thinking and its applications. From ‘I can see how L&D might use this but not anyone else in the...

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Dave’s story – the final instalment!

It's time for the fifth and final instalment of Dave Fardoe's story on how he used simple graphics to deal with his feelings and chart his story following a sudden change in life circumstances. Missed the previous instalments? You can read them here:Article 1 Out of...

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Sketchnote: 10 Ways to Look After Your Mental Health

Lots of you commented on how how much you enjoyed seeing my Three Ways The Brain Creates Meaning sketchnote a few weeks back, so I thought I’d share another sketchnote with you today. This time the topic is mental health. Here I share with you some tips I gleaned from...

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