This can mean training or retraining people to change jobs or acquire a new career direction.
From someone deciding to do distance learning to company staff members attending workshops to government officials bettering their skills – all can spread huge ripples through the wellbeing of an entire society.
In this way retrenchments are often avoided by large and small companies and disaster averted. But with the best intentions on both sides of the clipboard, most people still retain only 10% of what was learned, long term. Graphics and humour captures the synapses that other methods cannot reach. If not humour, then elegant, simple and beautiful images will prevent fuzzy-mode.
Below: A graphic from a training manual for a government department in Africa.
Below: Speaker support for Unilever, Durban.
Below: Showing the benefits of a course to empower entrepreneurs.
Client: James Molfetas
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Below: We have Thandi, who was the ‘persona’ of All you need is Love’, a programme produced for Endemol South Africa. Thandi was such a success that she headed up advice columns for Real Magazine. Family, Love and Sex, Clothes, Lifestyle and Sexual Health were some of her columns. To empower can also mean to entertain…
Below: Training staff requires good speaker support, whether it’s computer-based training such as the work from which I selected the graphics below, or AV slides… make it colourful, make it witty and make it stick. |
Below: Work from a project for Centrepeace which offers the Living my Purpose Workshop Programme. Usually, people given basic know-how and working with few resources are happy to take the project and run with it. Building capacity, Centrepeace empowers people, especially women. Thus they change the lives of countless people in a ripple effect. Sacred work.