Category: Business Skills

FINAL HOURS: NEED EXTENSION?

We are on the final countdown for our Summer Sale. It’s fun to see both the new and familiar names in the orders that have come through.            For familiar folks, I appreciate having a chance to work with you again. We’ve had productive fun together already, and we are going… Read more »


SHIFT-IT SCHOOL: 3 DAYS LEFT TO SAVE ON FALL AND WINTER COURSES

Graphic Facilitation School

NOW UNTIL MONDAY 2019/2020  Courses | Private Coaching | Private Training For Leaders, Managers, Consultants, Facilitators, Trainers, Coaches, Therapists, Educators, Scribes … and others who work with groups or individuals. Visual Skills. Build Your Biz. Shift Your Life. What’s your next “it” that I can help you shift … with a special Summer Sale to… Read more »


Two eCommunities for Your Outer/Inner Balance

Audio Version: Click Player to Stream or Right Click on Link to Download. For full Audio Library of Past Messages, Click Here Download MP3 When I moved back to Canada in the early 2000s, after close to a decade in San Francisco, I had decisions to make about my process practice and what I called… Read more »


GRAPHIC RECORDERS: HOW TO BUILD A THRIVING PRACTICE

Christina Merkley Teaching Graphic Recorders

Audio Version: Click Player to Stream or Right Click on Link to Download. For full Audio Library of Past Messages, Click Here If you are new to me, hello I’m Christina Merkley. I’m a seasoned Visual Practitioner and teacher of various process skills including Studio Work, Graphic Recording, Graphic Facilitation and Graphic Coaching (which are… Read more »



What To Do If You’ve Lost Faith in Your Work, Boss or Clients

Losing your faith in institutions, authority figures, colleagues or clients is not an easy situation. Perhaps you are going through this yourself right now. You are employed and your faith in the company, leaders, co-workers, work or product has waned. Or, maybe you are a self employed Process Professional (which many of my readers are)… Read more »


[Tree Change Dolls] A Sign of an Important SHIFT in Perceptions of Female Beauty for Little (and Big) Girls

This crossed my desk and I’m happy to share. Beautiful little video about one woman’s life long love of dolls and the surprising inspiration she got — and the viral reaction across the internet to that inspiration. Quite the transformation don’t ya think?! This is a great SHIFT-IT example of one woman who was open… Read more »


ARE YOU FOOLISH TO WANT TO USE INNOVATIVE METHODS?

Audio Version: Click Player to Stream or Right Click on Link to Download. For full Audio Library of Past Messages, Click Here Every week I do Exploratory Calls with people from various places that contact me because they are attracted to things I do and teach. This week I found myself repeating several statements to… Read more »


Tips for Website Creation and Refresh

One of my clients left her scientific career in the summer, to pursue her passion for Graphic Recording full-time. As such, one of her first strategies upon leaving (after taking a few weeks to decompress, relax and have some fun) was to dive in and work on her identity, brand and refresh her website …… Read more »


The Joys and Challenges of Group Dynamics

Audio Version: Click Player to Stream or Right Click on Link to Download. For full Audio Library of Past Messages, Click HereDownload MP3 Back in the day when I studied Organizational Development, we learned a model of development for teams called The Tuckman Model. And its something I’ve come back to again and again in… Read more »