The following principles of conversation are from The Art of Convening by Craig & Patricia Neal with Cynthia Wold: Listen … with respect for all the voices. … without fixing, problem-solving, advice-giving. Speak from Your Own Experience Speak from the “l,”from your own experience. What is on your mind/heart? Slow Down the Conversation Allow pauses […]
The Convening Wheel is a way to visualize the nine aspects of convening which are described in depth in The Art of Convening: Authentic Engagement in Meetings, Gatherings, and Conversations by Craig and Patricia Neal with Cynthia Wold: At the Heart of the Matter. Who I am in relationship with others. Clarifying Intent. The alignment […]
Picture Collaboration by Ben Ziegler and Tanya Gadsby is an illustrated guide for working together to solve problems which contains 23 collaborative practices; grouped by collaborative relationships, spaces, and problemsolving techniques. Each practice is described through: 1) an icon, 2) an illustration, and 3) explanatory text.
Brandy Agerbeck, who is an artist, graphic facilitator and author of The Graphic Facilitator’s Guide, shares how to Shape Your Thinking in this visual and inspirational TEDxWindCity talk. Brandy goes through the five powers we hold in our hands to visualize and understand our thinking: Chunk, Sort-Group, Connect, Scale, and Grasp. Brandy then describes how […]
Øredev is an annual software development conference held in Malmö Sweden. The program staff at Øredev were so excited about visual facilitation that they invited ImageThink be conference speakers and teachers. Here’s the story: ImageThink in Sweden. One of the conference participants thought that ImageThink’s workshop was probably the most useful event at the conference.
I have had two fantastic days with Fran O’Hara in her Graphic & Visual Facilitation Training at Wallace Space in London. Visual recording is a very effective way of capturing the essence and key messages of a meeting. It became very clear during the training that Fran has many, many years of experience. She has […]
I’m currently participating in a Graphic & Visual Facilitation Training with Fran O’Hara at Wallace Space in London. It’s so nice when a Twitter connection becomes a real life one. Just had a lovely first day of the training.
The Graphic Facilitator’s Guide: How to use your listening, thinking and drawing skills to make meaning by Brandy Agerbeck is about serving a group of people by making the conversation visual. This helps the group to become more focused and attentive, which in turn helps the group to create shared meaning and understanding. It’s a […]