Category: Training

Posts related to training in my graphic methods.

Leaving for Santa Fe, NM

My trip to Santa Fe to present at the International Forum of Visual Practitioners is right around the corner.  I’m very excited to have been asked to come and speak to my colleagues from around the world who will be gathering for this cool event.  And I’m also very much looking forward to seeing Santa… Read more »

My Furthest Visitor to Date

Earlier this week I had the pleasure of welcoming Yuko Matsumoto from Japan to my studio here in Victoria, British Columbia.  One of the benefits of having unique skills and being a teacher in such a rare field as graphic recording and graphic faciliation – is that I get to meet interesting people from all over… Read more »

VizThink Conference in San Francisco

Just got a note about an upcoming conference in San Francisco in January.  Looks like a pretty high-end affair bringing together the who’s who in the visual thinking industry.  Very diverse range of participants, trade show participants, speakers/facilitators and the like. From gaming, e-learning, academia … and even folks from my little niche side of… Read more »

AWE Telesummit

Check this out: I and a great roster of other speakers, mentors, marketing gurus etc will be participating in a terrific tele-seminar series via the Association of Web Entrepreneurs. I love Sheri McConnell, the founder of this organization: bright, enthusiastic, inspiring, motivating, generous with her expertise  (and mother of four! … I don’t know how… Read more »

Trio for Training

Had a nice trio come to my studio for a shared training day in Meeting Graphics 101. Felicia and Denise (First Nations business facilitators/coaches) from the Vancouver area and Pat (internal OD professional from large healthcare firm) all the way from Austin, Texas. They shared one of my custom training days – where folks come… Read more »

Definitions Chart

Definitions chart for Graphic Facilitation, etc. Originally uploaded by graphiccoach   As this field of Visual Practitioners grows, I’m finding it increasingly necessary with potential clients and with folks who attend my trainings to begin our conversation with a definition of terms. What exactly is it that my client is wanting when they use the… Read more »

Early Bird Pricing for IFVP Conference

Just got this note in from the International Forum of Visual Practitioners Conference about their upcoming conference.  The deadline for getting in on the early bird pricing is fast approach.  I have recommended this event consistently over the years (see my post a while back) and all who have attended under my recommendation have been… Read more »

May’s Meeting Graphics 101 Workshop

Besides my coaching and facilitation practices, about a third of my work these days is in training other professionals (trainers, consultants, facilitators, coaches, project managers, mediators, etc) on the basic graphic skills that can be used with groups and individuals.  You see, this graphic way of working is rare, and even more rare is finding someone… Read more »