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

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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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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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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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Video: How to draw an elephant

Hello and welcome to this week’s Tuesday. Today I’ve done something for the first time ever. I recorded a ‘How to Draw’ video on my iPad. Yes, this week we’re learning how to elephant. Have you ever sensed an elephant in the room? Wondered if you should call...

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Guest Post: Good Days, Bad Days

This week it's time for our fourth article by Dave Fardoe in our 'Simple Graphics as Therapy' series. Click here to find out what happened last time) The first walks were ok, I got my feet and pushed on, it went well.... Back home it was a huge relief to be out of...

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Sketchnote: Three ways the brain creates meaning

As I continue to learn, develop and tweak my digital drawing workflow and style this week I thought I’d share with you a recent sketchnote I did of a Ted talk given by Tom WUJEC in 2009 entitled ‘Three Ways The Brain Creates Meaning’ 1. Ventral Stream - this is the...

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