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Bob Dick is well known as an action researcher, an elder of  facilitation in Australia, and an international figure in the field of Action Learning and Action Research – as facilitator Andrew Rixon, writes in his introduction to Bob’s Approaching Change – one story at a time, 20 stories and insights for coaches, facilitators, trainers and change leaders; an e-book to be launched next week – more details and buy it here.

Bob Dick begins his collection with ‘…the discovery of the virtues of story as intervention and story for diagnosis.’ Tools for change!

These illustrations are just hints to the story gems in this book.

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This whiteboard style animation is for Monica Redden’s Coaching Ourselves training program:

Andrew Rixon of Babelfish Group has been running free webinars working up to his Strategic Planning for Managers and Consultants program. After reading the key text for each webinar I have drawn up cartoons that can be used to illustrate some of the ideas in each webinar. Here are a few….

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The Engagement without Borders event (see an earlier post) was held at the Abbotsford Convent in Melbourne on the 29th May. The day highlighted the challenges, difficulties – and the successes –  experienced by a wide range of people working with diverse communities. Here is a small glimpse from a cartoonist on the spot…

 

This is a quick sketch to capture some of the spirit of the International Association for Public Participation (Australasia)‘s Engagement without Borders event happening on the 29th May at the Abbotsford Convent in Melbourne.

The day is described as an ‘inclusive engagement feast’ – and will include the Afghan tea cycle which I’ve drawn a bit of in my picture.  Any event held at the wonderful Abbotsford Convent is guaranteed to be something special.

 

Esool Gnah is a character that emerged in a group story  in one of Andrew Rixon’s (Babelfishgroup) Fairy Tale Workshops. The story of Esool Gnah can be found in Andrew’s Opening Up: Creative Storying at Work.

Esool was a shepherd who wanted to develop leadership skills among his sheep. Despite working on his own facilitation skills he found it  frustrating work …. you’ll have to read the story but a clue to how Esool Gnah learned – after some reflection – to live happily ever after lies in his name.

Esool Gnah inspired  a number of full page comic strips, here are a couple of his adventures ….

You can’t go too far wrong if you have the word ‘Change’ in a cartoon.

This cartoon was drawn to illustrate Andrew Rixon’s article on ‘communities of practice’ and their  ability to create change in an organisation … and in the real world. To read his article  at Babelfish Group click on the link:

http://www.babelfishgroup.com/blog/?p=420