Tag: Visual Thinking


Certified visual coach spotlight on Elise Crespin of Germany shows Elise smiling from a whiteboard filled with her visual map drawing

Elise’s world is multiple … She’s French and German, both analytical and creative, a mother of two boys, and an independent entrepreneur working in five different languages. As a visual facilitator, she uses her creative gift to help groups reveal their potential. A graduate from Paris-Sorbonne in Communication and Marketing, she came to my Visual… Read more »

Visual Coach Certification – Join Fall Cohort

VISUAL COACH CERTIFICATION: STARTS SEPTEMBER 28TH!  12 5 SPOTS LEFT – APPLY NOW! These are such challenging and powerful times. Now more than ever folks need effective and caring Process Leaders to hold a safe space for deep thoughts, strong emotions, and aligned actions. For two decades I’ve been Working Visually and training others to… Read more »

Fast & Loose Sketch Club – Come Sketch with Us!

It’s right around the corner … online Sketch Club with the one and only Rhoda Draws! Rhoda is a Caricature Artist and Urban Sketcher known for her Fast & Loose style. She’s joining us direct from gorgeous San Miguel de Allende, Mexico. I’m a Facilitator and Coach using visual methods to help my clients think… Read more »

Shift Into Digital Work – New Online Course Begins Next Week

Technology is creating massive changes in our world and the Visual Process Field is no exception. New ways of working virtually with clients (both groups and individuals) are rapidly emerging. Digital environments and tools expand options, offerings, and markets for adaptable Process Professionals (leaders, managers, consultants, facilitators, trainers, educators, speakers, coaches, therapists, graphic recorders and… Read more »

LAST CHANCE: Fall Early Bird Ends Tonight

FINAL REMINDER: EARLY BIRD ENDS TONIGHT! Early Bird for our fall online Graphic Facilitation course ends tonight at midnight eastern (9pm pacific).  Act fast to capture your spot in this internationally popular online training – just 4 spots left. These skills are also referred to as Graphic Facilitation, Visual Facilitation, Graphic Recording, Graphic Coaching, Scribing, etc.… 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? Act Now Just 7 Spots Left … Early Bird Ends… Read more »


We’ve got a great online learning lab coming up this spring which teaches you all the ins and outs of working visually with both groups AND individuals.  And, you can register via the reduced Early Bird rate until Monday, January 29th. For Consultants, Facilitators, Trainers, Coaches, Counselors and other Process Professionals interested in learning leading-edge… Read more »


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 »

[Fundamentals of Working Visually] Last Chance to Learn Online This Season

Use Visuals for Easy Story Telling

Fundamentals of Working Visually kicks off tomorrow. Every class we have a few last minute joiners, perhaps this time it’s you!?  Come, we’ll get you wielding that marker in no time!  Take advantage of the low Canadian dollar to get the training you need at lowest rates of the decade! This program is conducted via… Read more »

The Equal Value of the Right Brain

Writing a post on the left and right brain has been brewing within me for a while. More particularly, I’ve been gathering speed for an impassioned holler for equal respect for the right brain as well as the value of integration between BOTH sides of the brain – taking a decidedly HOLISTIC approach. Holistic Process… Read more »