Posts Tagged 'visual learning'

team building with images and visual facilitation

Written on September 1, 2011 at 7:51 pm

Images spark story telling and deeper discussion

Last week, The McCombs School of Business Development and External Relations Department and the University of Texas, held a Team Building Retreat.  It was a blast to facilitate and engage this group.

In addition to graphic facilitation, we used images from VisualsSpeak to get each participant engaged. It is really cool to watch how the images draw the stories out of people.  One of the biggest “Ah Has” that kept coming up last week, was perspective. As someone would see and tell a story about an image, others would realize how differently they saw the exact same image.  The conversations …

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new visual coaching services

Written on June 11, 2011 at 8:27 am


Coaching is now a larger part of Crow Hill Conversations. Ive been professionally coaching since 07′ and am thrilled to bring the skills and process to my visual practice. You can find out in more detail at the Crow Hill Coaching Page.

In addition to traditional coaching packages I uniquely am skilled to bring a visual element to coaching and I love sharing this with you.

Today I want to share with you 3 of the signature services that I offer:

Many of you have noticed, and even signed up for the free online journal…offered by the newest division of …

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living from the inside out

Written on June 11, 2011 at 8:11 am


A note from the Conversation Starter       June 2011

Welcome summer sun and fun! The turn of the season not only brought 100 degree temperatures to Austin, where I live….it also brought some professional changes to Crow Hill.

I simply LOVE reinvention, no strike that…EVOLUTION!  Changes aren’t really about leaving something, are they..for me, and possibly you, changes are about BECOMING more of who we really are.  Living from the INSIDE OUT!

What does living your life from the inside out look like for you? Have you considered this concept before? Are you living in reaction to life, responding to the …

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Daily Doodle Desk

Written on May 31, 2011 at 9:04 am

Crow Hill Note Cards on Allison Crow's Desk

a daily visual meeting with myself….Essence note cards….notes to supporters. A visual weekly focus map (vs. a to-do-list). Markers, naturally and a little coffee in my Dr. Sweetbottom mug. iPad.…

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Creating Visual Thinking Templates on the iPad

Written on May 24, 2011 at 9:25 am

Graphic Coaching Template- Visual Template Crow Hill LIfe Rays

In coaching, or in facilitation, one of the ways to get clients engaged is to use visual thinking template tools. Many adults are drawn to visual work, and yet loudly hear the inner critic that says, “YOU CAN’T DRAW.”  (I believe you can…and that message will be for another post).

Fortunately, most adults aren’t afraid of working with a template. Templates allow for the creativity and process with out the clients having to originate the context! In group settings, I often work with large scale templates from the Grove. In strategic planning settings, these create a visual context …

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