Category: Graphic Recording

In Your Words: Geri Briggs-Simpson

CHRISTINA’S CLASSES ARE WELL PACED AND PROGRESSIVE … PROVIDE YOU WITH A SET OF PROFESSIONAL TOOLS  FOR YOUR REPERTOIRE.  I AM THRILLED I TOOK THE CHANCE  AND REGISTERED. “People I respect suggested I join them for SHIFT-IT Online by Christina Merkley. I reviewed her site and felt this program was exactly what I was looking… Read more »


Four Genres of Graphic Facilitation

Working visually, whether in a group or individual setting, can be very effective when done correctly. I’ve been in the Interactive-Visuals field since the mid 1990s – and have worked in all of the four main genres: studio work, graphic recording, graphic facilitation and graphic coaching. As the field continues to expand and generate more… Read more »


Events Calendar

SHIFT-IT SCHOOL: UPCOMING COURSES For Beginners Or Repeaters: Fundamentals of Interactive-Visuals Visual Skills for Process Work with Groups and Individuals Over 87% of your facilitation, coaching, training and consulting clients are visual thinkers – learn powerful visual skills to boost the effectiveness of how you work with them. This professional skills training (fully online) thoroughly… Read more »


Tips for Color Use in Graphic Recording and Graphic Facilitation

One of my enjoyable activities this fall is shepherding a keen herd of visually interested professionals through The Fundamentals of Interactive-Visuals via my 9-week online course. I use web conferencing technology, plus have the ability to do live scribing via the use of my digital tablet. Very handy for explaining concepts and demos of the… Read more »


Events Calendar

SHIFT-IT SCHOOL: UPCOMING COURSES For Beginners Or Repeaters: Fundamentals https://www.shift-it-coach.com/wp/wp-admin/edit.phpof Interactive-Visuals Visual Skills for Process Work with Groups and Individuals Over 87% of your facilitation, coaching, training and consulting clients are visual thinkers – learn powerful visual skills to boost the effectiveness of how you work with them. This professional skills training (fully online) thoroughly… Read more »


[Magic Marker Retreats] Join us In Misty Victoria on Nov. 7-8

As the fall mists of pretty Victoria, British Columbia softly swirl outside our windows, a small group of dedicated Process Professionals gather to hone craft, confidence and community. Surrounded by whiteboards, flips charts, markers, pastels and various other instruments of our trade we hunker down in service of each person present … helping them get… Read more »


In Your Words: Hannah Sanford

YOU AREN’T FEEDING ME FISH, YOU ARE TEACHING ME TO FISH AND AS WE’VE SEEN IT’S ALREADY PAYING OFF! “Christina, I wanted to say thank you for the many valuable courses I have taken with you, and most particularly for your private coaching. You’re very welcoming, whether it’s online or in-person, with you there’s always… Read more »


TIPS FOR COLOR USE IN VISUAL PROCESS WORK

I’m right smack in the middle of leading one of my Fundamentals of Interactive-Visuals online courses. My course that teaches fellow Process Professionals the ins and outs of working visually with groups and individuals (i.e. studio work, graphic recording, graphic facilitation and graphic coaching). We’ve attracted another wonderful cohort from across the English speaking world:… Read more »


Events Calendar

SHIFT-IT SCHOOL: UPCOMING COURSES For Beginners Or Repeaters: Fundamentals of Interactive-Visuals Visual Skills for Process Work with Groups and Individuals Over 87% of your facilitation, coaching, training and consulting clients are visual thinkers – learn powerful visual skills to boost the effectiveness of how you work with them. This professional skills training thoroughly covers the… Read more »


Mentee Hannah Sanford’s Biz Launch

Hannah’s given me her permission to blog her biz and website launch … which I’ve been coaching her on. She’s been a client for a few years now (starting with SHIFT-IT Online, then progressing into Visual Coach Certification and Magic Marker Retreats). She came pre-loaded with visual skills, given she was already a fine artist… Read more »