Visual Meetings: How Graphics, Sticky Notes and Idea Mapping Can Transform Group Productivity

Visual Meetings: How Graphics, Sticky Notes and Idea Mapping Can Transform Group Productivity

by David Sibbet

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ISBN-13: 9780470601785
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 08/09/2010
Pages: 288
Sales rank: 931,767
Product dimensions: 9.90(w) x 6.90(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

David Sibbet is a world leader in graphic facilitation and visual thinking for groups. He is the founder and president of The Grove Consultants International, a company whose leading-edge group-process tools and services for panoramic visualization, graphic facilitation, team leadership, and organizational transformation are used by consultants and organizations around the world.

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Table of Contents

Introduction

The Power of Visual Meetings xi

I: Just Imagine

What if Meetings Were Really Fun AND Productive? 1

1. Visualization Is Worth 80 IQ Points / Tapping Energy, Intelligence, & Creativity 3

2. Everybody Knows Graphic Language / It’s Gesture with a Pen 19

3. Four Easy Ways to Get Started / Personal Visualization, Napkins & Flipcharts, Graphic Templates, & Getting Others to Draw 37

II: Engaging Groups & Building Rapport

Why Visual Listening Is So Compelling (and Easy!) 51

4. Getting People Involved / Using Pictures to Interact 53

5. Presentation without PowerPoint / Simple Drawings & Graphic Templates 69

6. Consulting & Selling with Graphics / Drawing Out Customer Interests 81

7. Hands-On Information / Sticky Notes & Dot Voting 89

8. Using Images & Interaction / Collage & Picture Cards 97

III: Graphics for Visual Thinking

Mapping Ideas & Finding Key Patterns 107

9. Group Graphics / Seven Ways to Write on the Wall 109

10. Problem Solving / Getting Unstuck & Thinking around Corners 133

11. Storyboarding & Idea Mapping / How Innovators & Designers Work 147

12. Visual Planning / Using Graphic Templates to See the Big Picture 157

13. Multiple Meetings & Gallery Walks / Making Sense of Things over Space & Time 173

14. Digital Capture / Extending Your Meeting with Visual Documentation 183

15. Visualizing at a Distance / Using Tablets in Web Meetings 189

IV: Graphics for Enacting Plans

Visuals for Teams, Projects, & Getting Results 195

16. Supporting Team Performance / Visualizing Goals, Roles, & Action Plans 197

17. Decision-Making Meetings / Aligning on Agreements & Getting Commitments 205

18. Project Management Meetings / Mapping Progress with Pictures 209

19. Facilitating Innovation & Change / Playing with Prototypes 215

20. Training & Workshops / Leveraging Action Learning 223

V: Seeing It All Come Together

Tools for the Seriously Hooked 229

21. The Path to Visual Competency / Learning from the Groups You Lead 231

22. The Future Is Visible Now! / Seeds of a Real Revolution in Meetings 237

23. Resources & Networks / Grove Tools, Web Resources, Bibliography 247

Index 255

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