We talked about Post It notes as my Swiss Knife tool, and I introduced you to the first and THE most important use; that being the Note taking tool.
Today, I want to talk about using it as a Canvas. I have two passions in my life: the Agile Transformation and the Art. The artist within me likes to doodle, and I often come up with some quick illustrations to provide visuals on a topic that I am going to be discussing or presenting. As they say, Picture is worth a thousand words. Here are some of my Agile Doodles.
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And, if you are into visual note taking, PostIt notes can also morph into an ever extending canvas. Here is an example.
This was done by a student in one of a workshop on ‘Jump start your Agile teams’, capturing notes about what is Agile and Scrum, all using Post It notes and Visual note taking.
All right, let’s summarize: We discussed three uses of the Post-It notes so far:
- Taking notes during discussion and conversations; while still actively participating in them
- Canvas for doodling
- Ever extending canvas for Visual Notetaking
Go ahead, start doodling! And, share your many ways you use Post Its in the comments section below.