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Video: How to draw a symbol for icebreaker

Video: How to draw a symbol for icebreaker

Are you ready to break the ice? When facilitating or training I often use a form of icebreaker to ease people into learning. And whilst mention of term icebreaker can at times invite a rolling of the eyes, any occasion where I experimented with no icebreaker felt...

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Why you don’t have to be good at drawing

Why you don’t have to be good at drawing

You really don’t have to be good at drawing to be an excellent visual thinker and here are three reasons why: 1. First and foremost ‘good at drawing’ is a very subjective benchmark. It takes us down the slippery path of ‘What is art?’, the kind of question I left...

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Sketchnote: The Growth Mindset

Sketchnote: The Growth Mindset

Recently I’ve found myself immersed in Carol Dweck’s book, ‘Mindset: Change the way you think to fulfil your potential.’. It was Dweck who came up with the notion of the growth mindset i.e. a way of thinking where you believe that you have the potential to learn how...

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Video: How to draw a car for your parking sheet

Video: How to draw a car for your parking sheet

Do you use Parking Sheets in your work? They are a great way to invite a pause when delivering a session and the content discussed is either: a. not linked to the session topic b. in too much detail to allow a proper discussion given the constraints of the agenda You...

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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, Stassin.co.uk

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…

Click here for a sneak preview of Emer’s training

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