Category: WOL-GraphicScribe

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

#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

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

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

Graphic scribing tips

These are tips I have picked up from the Graphic Facilitation group on Facebook about how to build scribing competence: 1) Practice: Real time practice: Scribe meetings, conversations, interviews, videos such as TED & PBS. Not real time practice: Scribe book, article, journal, blog piece… Continue reading

Graphic Scribing – Working Out Loud project 2

I have been working around graphic scribes for the last 22 years, since working alongside, the now deceased, Paul Richardson back in 1994 for a really huge OD / Transformation project. His work really inspired me and the groups that we worked with. I know… Continue reading

Working out loud – Sketchnote

This is a sketch note summery of the book Working Out Loud by John Stepper. This is one of the the best books I have read in a while and I would recommend to anyone in business. The book was recommended to me by one… Continue reading