on whiteboard...

Whiteboards are great and there are times when they are a better fit than illustrating your event content than paper. When would that be the case? Well, if you have a larger audience and you are wanting your participants to see the key messages develop as they are said, then the larger format of a whiteboard (or sesies of) is a good option. 

Switzerland
Switzerland

the event journey unfolding on a huge whiteboard wall...

giving
giving

sharing is caring... as long as you're not sharing toxic comments...

opportunity child
opportunity child

a theme of emergence played out across all the walls...

customers
customers

...all different in their odd little ways...

welcome
welcome

the amazingness of 'the difference'...

diversity
diversity

...can be shown in so many ways and it can be easy to offend, using animals helps resolve the issues of leaving anyone out or stereotyping...

footnotes
footnotes

sometimes I like to have a little fun with a footnote on a section of a larger image...

live scribing
live scribing

up the front of the room with the presenter just drawing up what they are saying as they say it... not a lot of time to process...

a big number
a big number

...a great cause...

mindfulness
mindfulness

... if only I could remember and implement everything I hear...

buzz words
buzz words

... they mean less to people than you think...

a knowledge wall
a knowledge wall

as your event unfolds in all it's twists and turns, I am busy having a listen and capturing it for all to see...

big titles
big titles

whiteboards are not just for whiteboard markers...

journey of a journey
journey of a journey

the illustration is only part of the process... the trick is in getting a bunch of vague ideas into a coherent image... a useful process.

really..?
really..?

well... from time to time I like to go around a workplace and... enhance their signage...

emergence
emergence

a small part of a much larger series of images...

who says..?
who says..?

just because someone SAYS you can't...

the essence
the essence

I listen in to the discussion and from there capture the essence of what is being said... chances are it won't be a dinosaur... in a space ship...

it's harsh out there
it's harsh out there

learn from others mistakes...

just remember
just remember

who ever you are talking to, they are just a person... have a conversation. It may well lead anywhere...

figuring it out
figuring it out

sometimes the way you need to learn is just to try it for yourself...

a theme
a theme

tying the event together via a theme...

aspiration
aspiration

generally, the only thing from stopping you being up there... is you...

propping it up
propping it up

if you have a theme decided in advance, a few props go a long way to bringing that theme to life...

kit
kit

a box of whiteboardness...

choosing your audience
choosing your audience

if the audience is right, you can have a lot of fun with the space you are working in...

echosystems
echosystems

you are in one, right now... where do you fit... and how can you fit better..?

it's a journey
it's a journey

...and sometimes you'll bump your head along the way...

HPT
HPT

here is one of those high performing teams you hear so much about...

action photo...
action photo...

... of sorts