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lent tool for building this consensus and strengthening joint, positive mental models within a team. Working visually with the team has other benefits, too. Visuality energises the team. It helps people to become tuned and present. It will harness the power of visual learning. In addition, practical activity, such as drawing makes strongly kinaesthetic types become enthused. Ideally, visualisation should be made the team’s joint thing, where everyone can participate, when desired. The use of visuals will also enhance memory retention. Pictures made jointly by the team function as a type of group memory, with the aid of which, issues discussed and made decisions are easy to recall after time has lapsed. With practical experience it was found that simplified drawings can bring together a large amount of information and significance. Reports and memos often remain unread due to busy schedules, while images reveal all essential issues at a glance. You can start visualising your ideas by picking up a pen and practising simple shapes and characters. Do not give in, even if your drawings tend to be clumsy and vague at first. It is good to realise in this point that drawing is a tool for thinking and communication, not an objective in itself. No matter how shaky your drawings are, people will enjoy looking at them. Hand-drawn pictures will make people curious. It has been studied that slightly mysterious and non-distinct images activate our brains more efficiently than fine graphics. This book provides visual tips for situations that Friend Leaders come up against in navigating the team. Become inspired from the examples and sources in applying visual thinking in your team’s everyday life.

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