Building consensus can be difficult. Of course, it’s rare for groups to always be in complete agreement and this isn’t unique to virtual collaboration. People have different perspectives, passions, and goals. It’s hard enough getting a group to agree on where to order lunch, let alone on how to deal with enormous issues such as growth, innovation, and transformation.
Ted May [he/him]
Visualization as a tool for collaboration and communication
Many times I’ve witnessed how having a drawing posted up in a room enhances group dialogue by serving as a shorthand for a concept or a point of view.
How to talk to your kids using visual frameworks
When I started writing this post a couple months ago, the full impact of the COVID-19 pandemic hadn’t yet spread around world. But I think it can help many parents out there, in these uncertain times and beyond.
Ideation sessions provide structure for creativity and collaboration
I don’t consider myself an ideation expert, but in my role as a sketch artist I’ve been involved in many ideation exercises. Not actually ideating mind you, but the visual facilitation and capture of ideation. You could just say I draw people’s ideas.
Aligning questions to visuals
If you align your design to the questions you’re asking, you can create powerful visual storytelling communications.
Markers, murder, and mayhem—the perils of visual metaphors
We use visual metaphors a lot. They’re a powerful way to make a point quickly and many easily lend themselves to fun, illustrative treatments. However, they can be tricky to work with. I recently had to call on past experience to get me out of a sticky metaphor dilemma.