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Aiming at a rich harvest? Not without good sowing first!

Aiming at a rich harvest? Not without good sowing first! When preparing for Visual Harvesting, what kind of harvest can you expect?  It’s the ideas and plans and everything else your participants get to discuss during your meeting. All that in a visual format. Of course you would want a rich harvest. But how do you get that? By sowing sensibly first....

Get busy with your visual harvest!

Get busy with your visual harvest! Let’s compare your meeting to a seeding process. If you prepare properly, then your visual harvest will turn out accordingly. It’s not a meeting you’re organizing; you’re planning a visual harvest. But…what to do with it? The three P’s - product, process and place - are what make your visual harvest fully profitable. Product – have your...

Your visual harvest? First on paper, then digitally!

Your visual harvest? First on paper, then digitally! How does Visual Harvesting draw its pictures? Quite simply and the old-school way: with markers and on paper. And we do have good reason for that!  Live: with markers and paper Okay, we have to admit that it probably looks a whole lot trendier to have someone draw on a tablet during your meeting. But...

Drawing and listening at the same time. How do we manage?

Drawing and listening at the same time. How do we manage? As visual harvesters we are quite brilliant at listening, outlining ánd drawing. “But how do you manage to do it all at the same time?” is one of those questions we get quite often. And here’s the answer: by paying attention. We really do listen to everything. First of all to...

What’s the deal? Well, that depends…

What’s the deal? Well, that depends… I tend to repeat myself using the phrase ‘it depends’.  Not that I’m practicing my mantra, but I can’t go around the fact that it is thé answer to all the questions I get from interested parties. Questions like: Is it always paper you use? Do you always work on large sheets? How much preparation...

What’s in a name?

What’s in a name? Visualizing the contents of your meeting is still a relatively recent phenomenon, known by multiple names. Brace yourself for a non-exhaustive battery of synonyms: cartooning, conference visuals, flip charting, information artist, live-meeting notes, onsite visuals, visual facilitation … We could go on.   Real time drawing: three times different In our opinion these three terms cover it best: graphic recording,...