Category: Sketchnote

Sketchnoting resources

Recently I was lucky enough to attend, as a participant, the Leadership Development  Intensive at the Scherer Leadership International centre in Krakow, Poland. Several of my peers were intrigued by the Sketchnotes that I developed and so here is a list of resources on Sketchnotes! General… Continue reading

Performance Management

I recently read THIS Point of View paper from Achieve+Forum on performance management. It has some great statistics on the issues with current performance management systems. Essentially many of the large HR consultancies have said that they are not fit for purpose. I think most people… Continue reading

100 Days of Business Acronyms – kick off

After recently completing my #100daysofpersonaleffectiveness project I have decided to take on another challenge. I recognised in that challenge, that I needed to create more variation in my writing style. This means using different fonts and sizes of lettering. To help me broaden my range, I… Continue reading

Bikablo challenge – 100 sketchnotes

Today I completed my self set drawing challenge, the Bikablo challenge. The challenge was to draw 100 note pages around the topic of “self improvement”, using “bikablo” style figures. I set myself the Bikablo challenge in order to help shift towards my working out loud challenge… Continue reading

Sketchnoting for study

October 1st sees a new cohort join B629, the course on Marketing and Finance that I support as an Associate Lecturer of the Open University. Having got more into Sketchnotes over the summer, it seemed to make sense to consider there use for study. Here… Continue reading

#100DayProject – Kick off

I have seen a whole range of people getting involved and engaged in the 100 Day Project, which is in essence, focusing on a topic or area for 100 days an sharing the results. As I am keen to develop my scribing skills (see WOL… Continue reading

Doodles4leaders heads to Facebook

Now I am into my third week of weekday doodling, of research from business schools. I have set up a page on Facebook, called, surprisingly: “Doodles4Leaders“. The intention is to just post images of the doodles ,with no commentary. kind of a storage thing really.… Continue reading

Doodles4leaders – Twitter account for doodles

This week I have had a bit of a brainwave called doodles4leaders. I know, these things do not happen very often. I am currently supporting the setup of a new venture called “Ideas Into Impact” from tap’d solutions, where we take summarised leading edge business research and… Continue reading

Coaching Salespeople – sketchnote

First play around with Copic markers.

Digital Sketchnotes – 1st attempt

As part of my exploration of skechnoting this month, I decided to have a play with Digital Sketchnotes, in order to maximise the use of an airplane flight. For this I stole my daughters iPad and downloaded Autodesk Sketchbook. I also dug out an old stylus… Continue reading

How to deliver a great TED talk – Sketchnote

This is a quick sketch note of the book “How to deliver a great TED talk” by Akash Karia. The book provides some excellent tools and tips for anyone engaged in presenting or storytelling.

Illuminate – Sketchnote

A quick sketch note of the book “Illuminate” by Nancy Duarte and Patti Sanchez. The book is about the use of effective communication to support change and transformation in organisations. The book is a worthwhile read for all leaders and those supporting transformation.

Show and Tell – Sketchnote

Just a quick sketchnote on Dan Roam’s book “Show and Tell”:

B629 Sketchnote – practice makes better, but not perfect!

Inspired my attendance at UKVIZ, I decided to create a series of sketchnotes around the content of the course I tutor at the Open University:  B629 Managing 2: Marketing & Finance. Whilst I normally aim to sketch in a light moleskin book, I thought I would… Continue reading

UKVIZ – Visual Practitioners conference – reflections

This time last week I attended the first ever UK meet up for visual practitioners or UKVIZ for short. This took place in Cambridge. Defining a visual practitioner is pretty tricky, but basically anyone who uses visuals to support business, organisations or education. Most of… Continue reading

Openness sketchnote H817 – Wk7 Activity 3

Well having just handed in our first assignment for H817 at the Open University, the second block of the course has just started and is focused on openness. The first major activity of the week, activities two and three combined, was for us to read /… Continue reading

Stick people – Bikablo style

As part of my Working Out Loud challenge to become a graphic scribe, I recognised that I am absolutely hopeless at drawing. That is a bit of a challenge if you are aiming to charge for scribing in workshops. Now if I speak to graphic… Continue reading

Shane Sutton – Performance coaching – A conversation Sketchnote

Yesterday I had the opportunity, at a private event for OTD,  a training company I do associate work for,  to listen to Shane Sutton OBE talk about performance coaching for a few hours. Shane is currently the Technical Director of British Cycling and was previously head… Continue reading

How did that happen – Sketchnote

This is a quick sketch note summary of the book “How did that happen” by Rogor Connors and Tom Smith focused on accountability:

Business Model You – Sketchnote

This is a very quick Sketch note of Time Clark’s book “Business Model You” This builds off the Business Model Canvas idea and gets you to consider your career and how you can shift / change. I have used some of the tools and techniques… Continue reading