Did you know that visual information is processed 60,000 x faster than text?
This explains why the average person remembers only 20% of what they read but 40% of what they see. This also explains why most companies use a form of visual management to communicate with their employees.
Let’s do a little test to see if people, in general, respond better to visual cues than text.
Look at these two depictions of a traffic light below.
One is a sentence describing a traffic light, and one is an image of a traffic light. Both traffic lights are on different colors:
1. The traffic light is on red.
At the end of this Process Street post, we’ll see which color traffic light you remember! No cheating mind!
In the meantime, I’ll take you through the following topics to explain what visual management is and how you can use it to effectively communicate with your employees:
- What is visual management?
- Why use visual management?
- The 3 golden rules of visual management
- Implementing visual management with Process Street