Category: Misc.

Advanced Visual Skills Mastermind: Online Support Starts Monday

Calling all Visual Practitioners … whether you are internal in an organization or an independent. This online cohort starts next week and there are just a few spots left. This is a REALLY POWERFUL opportunity to connect with fellow Visual Practitioners from across regions, industries and applications — for guidance, support and fun. Are You Ready To… Read more »

Jordan Besko Garn Integrates Working Visually Into Library Services

CHRISTINA MAKES EVERYONE FEEL AT EASE AND CREATES A SAFE SPACE TO BE YOURSELF  “I am so grateful to have personally attended Christina Merkley’s workshops in beautiful Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. The first training, Fundamentals of Working Visually gave me the confidence and tools to step up to the wall and pick up the markers.  I… Read more »

Snippets from Behind the Scenes

Ok, every week or two I post some behind the scenes snippets of what I’m up to in my practice as The SHIFT-IT Coach (Facilitator, Coach and Trainer). Its interesting work in its variety and scope and I’m blessed to work with the fascinating and fabulous people that I do (thank you for finding me!).… Read more »

Scoping Out San Miguel de Allende, Mx

Spending 2 Weeks in quirkily fabulous San Miguel de Allende. Paul Selig said in a reading I should check it out. He was right! Attending Rhoda Draws Fast & Loose Sketching workshop during Day of Dead festivities. Also a research trip for possibly offering my Graphic Recording / Graphic Facilitation training intensives here in winter season. Good idea?… Read more »


Are you a Process Professional who works with groups and/or individuals? Are you a Visual Thinker who wants to learn more about the medium you naturally prefer?  Or a closet creative who has kept your interests on the low down but is ready to bust out? Just 7 Spots Left … Early Bird Ends Tuesday!  THE… Read more »

Fall Programs for Visual Skills: Online International Cohorts

The passing of Labour Day here in North America heralds the coming of a new semester at SHIFT-IT School. This season we offer two levels of skill building programs for Beginner and Advanced Visual Practitioners. Both are online programs that attract international cohorts of Process Professionals who work with groups and/or individuals. Act now to… Read more »


Egads, it’s been ages since I sent out an eZine. I’ve been too darn busy. Please accept my apologies, I intend to get back into a more regular communication drumbeat soon. One of the things that has kept me hopping is the annual in-person offerings of my Visual Skills programs. Big thanks to those of… Read more »

NOW OPEN: New Year Sale 2018 Courses on Special

DEVELOPMENT FOR PROCESS PROFESSIONALS … AT VERY SPECIAL NEW YEAR RATES. For Managers, Consultants, Facilitators, Trainers, Scribes, Coaches, Therapists and Others Who Work With Groups and/or Individuals. What’s the It You Want to SHIFT This Year?! We’ll help you do it via quality online and in-person classes, private training and private coaching. And, even save… Read more »