Art of Visual Thinking

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Presentation on the Art of Visual Thinking and the application in the Visual Practice. Why and How it works. Presentation made at Innovation in Mind 2012 and for EMBA program at University of Geneva. For more information on research on this topic go to ForbesOste.com

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  • There are no shortage of ideas, it is understanding how to express them, and refine them to communicate them clearly and turn them into something that is the challenge.
  • How do we get from What if to action?
  • Communicating clearly is the start and our ancestors were using the tools to tell stories and define strategies long before us
  • Multiple sensory interactions with a thing, a place, a concept, provide better understanding then memory and ability to creatively discover new ways to look at it, improve on it, …See, feel, taste, smell,  enable us to recognise it in the abstract (a line drawing) or words written on a page, Attaching it to an emotion makes in contextual (memory), the spoken wordPlace Theory: understanding from the point of stimilating you multples
  • The visual practice that I will be explaining today and presenting in a workshop tomorrow has many different schools and methods but they all share some common values.They all require deep listening for key pointsCapturing key point without paraphrasingCreating something visual providing clarity for the complexClustering information for better understandingStructuring for better and clearer action
  • Personal notes taken in a notebook or tabletSketchnotesDoodlesVisual Note-taking
  • Capturing content of a speaker or group for the purpose of shared understanding and learning – large scale or digitalVisual Scribe Graphic RecorderVisual Harvest
  • Using large scale imagery, facilitation of a meeting and/or process to improve collaboration and understanding of common purpose or goal through big picture thinking. Graphic FacilitationExplicit Group Memory
  • Using graphic facilitation techniques for strategic purposes: change management, visioning, organizational development. The example here being DavidSibbet, founder of the Grove, and one of their templates for strategic visualization processes.
  • Art of Visual Thinking

    1. 1. 2012 © Heidi Forbes Öste, 2BalanceU ABTHE ART OF VISUAL THINKINGThe Visual Practice in Practice
    2. 2. 2012 © Heidi Forbes Öste, 2BalanceU AB
    3. 3. 2012 © Heidi Forbes Öste, 2BalanceU ABWhat if…?
    4. 4. 2012 © Heidi Forbes Öste, 2BalanceU AB
    5. 5. 2012 © Heidi Forbes Öste, 2BalanceU ABNow I see!
    6. 6. WHY IT WORKS 2012 © Heidi Forbes Öste, 2BalanceU AB apple Multiple sensory interactions Lead to greater understanding Leads to stronger memory retention Also leads to innovative ideas on change and opportunities for improvement
    7. 7. VISUAL PRACTICE: FORMS SHARE COMMON VALUES 2012 © Heidi Forbes Öste, 2BalanceU AB Structuring! Creating! Clustering! Capturing! Listening!
    8. 8. SKETCHNOTES:-PERSONAL NOTES CAPTURING PERSPECTIVE-NOTEBOOK OR TABLET @forbesoste 2012 © Heidi Forbes Öste, 2BalanceU AB @rohdesign
    9. 9. GRAPHIC RECORDING:-CAPTURING SPEAKER OR GROUP FOR PURPOSE OF SHAREDUNDERSTANDING & MEMORY-LARGE SCALE OR DIGITAL 2012 © Heidi Forbes Öste, 2BalanceU AB
    10. 10. GRAPHIC FACILITATION:- FACILITATING MEETING +/- PROCESS TO IMPROVECOLLABORATION & UNDERSTANDING OF COMMON PURPOSE- LARGE SCALE IMAGERY FOR BIG PICTURE THINKING 2012 © Heidi Forbes Öste, 2BalanceU AB
    11. 11. STRATEGIC VISUALIZATION:- USING GRAPHIC FACILITATION TECHNIQUES FOR STRATEGICPROCESSES: CHANGEMANAGEMENT, VISIONING, ORGANIZATIONAL DEVELOPMENT- LARGE SCALE 2012 © Heidi Forbes Öste, 2BalanceU AB
    12. 12. APPLICATION OF THE PRACTICE Currently doing qualitative and quantitative research on 2010© Heidi Forbes Öste, 2BalanceU AB the visual practice to increase adoption of these methods in organizations. For more information visit ForbesOste.com

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