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Case Study: Draw Out Your Future – Alex’s story

Case Study: Draw Out Your Future – Alex’s story

We spoke recently with Alexandra Sandys, who attended Draw Out Your Future in May 2021, to ask some questions about her experience.     What motivated you to attend the programme in the first place? What problems were you experiencing that you hoped the...

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Visual Decision Making – Try This Quick Template

Visual Decision Making – Try This Quick Template

When weighing up a decision there are a whole host of factors that come into play. You may like to make a list of pros and cons for example or do a cost-benefit analysis. You may even ring all your closest friends and ask for their advice. Here’s another approach....

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Are you ok?

Are you ok?

I sometimes like a little background TV. Recently I caught some of Roman Kemp’s Our Silent Emergency documentary - the emergency being the mental health and suicide crisis affecting young men in the UK. I loved the suggestion of using a Double OK.     When...

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Case Study: Draw Out Your Future – Liz’s story

Case Study: Draw Out Your Future – Liz’s story

We caught up with Liz Moss, who attended Draw Out Your Future in January 2021, to ask some questions about her experience. What motivated you to attend the programme in the first place? What problems were you experiencing that you hoped the programme would address?In...

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Top Tips for Creative Visioning

Top Tips for Creative Visioning

Bear in mind that creative visioning is not a to-do, it’s a to-dream. It’s about as far from a tick box exercise as you can imagine. Give yourself the space to dream. Time can be a barrier so start by setting 5 minutes aside (I find it helpful to use a stopwatch)....

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Case study: Old’s Cool Intergenerational Project

Case study: Old’s Cool Intergenerational Project

In April 2021, we caught up with Ryan McKay from the Citadel where he shared how his young people from their Old’s Cool Intergenerational Project benefited from learning drawing and visual storytelling skills.     What is Old’s Cool? The Old’s Cool...

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Case Study: Anat’s Story

Case Study: Anat’s Story

We caught up with Anat Shabi, who attended Secrets of Simple Graphics Online in June 2020, to ask some questions about her experience. What motivated you to attend the training in the first place? What problems were you experiencing that you hoped the training would...

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Case Study: Beth’s Story

Case Study: Beth’s Story

We caught up with Beth Collier, who attended Secrets of Simple Graphics Online in June 2020, to ask some questions about her experience. What motivated you to attend the training in the first place? What problems were you experiencing that you hoped the training would...

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Three ways to use Zoom whiteboard for facilitation

Three ways to use Zoom whiteboard for facilitation

And then...my whole wide world went Zoom. Love it or loathe it Zoom has become a large part of our lives. From virtual pub quizzes to virtual learning Zoom is here to stay. As a facilitator, have you thought about how Zoom can support your facilitation processes? What...

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Video: A future visioning tool

Video: A future visioning tool

I've made another video - this time it's one where you actually see my face! I hope you like it. I'm on a mission to get more comfortable with creating videos (I find it strange not having an audience!) so I'd love to hear what you think and what tips you have for...

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