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

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The Power of Visual Meetings

Do you wish you had a better way to run all the meetings you have? Do you wish you could not only be very productive but also have fun in the process? Is your organization putting pressure on people to be more innovative? These are some of the challenges people who run meetings are facing in the work world. These are some of the needs that gave rise to the practice of visual meetings, and to my desire to share the result of 38 years of running really great meetings all over the world.

But it's not the only reason I chose to write this book. I'm very concerned about people seeming to be more polarized and disconnected, with civil discourse degrading in democracies and conflict and authoritarianism rising as tempting alternatives. I'm also concerned about pressures at work and in the classroom. Responding to the complexity and scale of changes in the economy and the environment is starting to outstrip our capabilities. Running our organization lean, with slim or no travel budgets, and less and less time for real dialogue and engagement is challenging the quality of communications. I think that what I am calling visual meetings is a direct response, as you will see as we go along.

The Power of Visual Meetings

What Is Visual Language & What Are Visual Meetings?

Before going further it's important for you to understand what I mean by visual meetings. For 35 years I've been participating in ...

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