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75 fun design exercises to help clients uncover thier communication strategy

Show Me Don't Tell Me

 

BOOK:

Show Me Don't Tell Me:

Visualizing Communication Strategy

 

Even if you’re someone who considers him or herself a strong communicator, there are still situations in which you might struggle to get your message across in a clear and effective manner – especially if you’re in an industry like public relations, marketing, or design. Enter Show Me, Don’t Tell Me. With the help of this book, utilize 75 exercises to help solve strategic communication problems you may encounter. Using drawings, words, images, mapping, role-playing, stories, and more, discover new ways to spark creativity, problem solve, and engage clients and audiences on a deeper level. 

 

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WORKSHOP:

Show Me Don't Tell Me:

75 collaborative exercises for better design outcomes

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

If you work in public relations, marketing, design or any other area of communication Show Me Don’t Tell Me Workshop can help you find new ways to spark creativity and engage clients and audiences on a deeper level. This workshop provides you with fun activities for solving strategic design problems through visual thinking, drawing, images, words, role-playing, mapping, stories and other activities.

 

What you will learn

  • Exercises for defining the real communication problem

  • Exercises for identifying business goals

  • Exercises for identifying audience needs

  • Exercises for developing design directions

  • Exercises for identifying the best design solution

  • Exercises for evaluating design outcomes

 

How you will benefit
Based on interviews with experts, designers, researchers and educators, The Show Me Don't Tell Me Workshop provides tools and techniques for gaining strategic insights. By learning how to integrate the tools and exercises associated with the various phases of the communication process, you will better able to provide your clients with well thought out and strategic design decisions.

 

Who should attend
This workshop is appropriate for communicators, designers and design managers who are interested in developing a toolbox of strategic exercises to guide clients. 

Learn More

If you have any questions about the books or workshops feel free to send me a note. I'd be happy to hear from you.  

dbholston@gmail.com

 

Photos courtesy of Sabrina Gilmore

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