The Grove is intentionally a networked organization, hence the metaphor in our name. Our active Partners now span the globe and help share and improve tools and methods for process leadership and collaboration worldwide.

Meet Our Partners

Conbrio is a Dallas-based consulting firm that specializes in counseling and developing leaders, including strategy, teaming, culture innovation and succession. Bill Bancroft is founder and principal. Conbrio collaborates with The Grove on client engagements, training, and product-development projects.

ES Consulting, a management and ICT consulting firm, works closely with its clients to enhance their ability to bring about effective change in their organizations by focusing on strategic issues at a senior management level, such as: strategic management, business process management, project management, enterprise architecture, performance management, and business innovation. ES Consulting is in the process of translating into Arabic, and offering for sale, The Grove's Principles of Graphic Facilitation Workshop and associated materials.

Meeting Magic thrives in helping organizations truly understand their meeting culture and how meeting in productive environments can both support and change the organization. They focus on designing and leading participative and productive meetings—from strategic planning with leadership teams to large-group meetings and conferences. As The Grove's London-based training partner, Meeting Magic provides facilitation services and graphic-facilitation training in Europe, the U.S., and the Asia-Pacific regions. Katherine Woods, founder and CEO, is certified in The Grove's facilitation methods.

Meridian University seeks to educate leaders with the capacities, skills, and knowledge essential for transforming the professions of psychology, business, and education. Alongside a solid foundation in professional knowledge and creative inquiry skills, students cultivate capacities of courage, compassion, clarity, conscience, and embodied self-awareness. Guided by an integral vision, Meridian offers an "education that transforms."

Otherwise helps organizations "move from ideas to action." Its focus areas include workshop design and facilitation, visual tools and meeting design, behavioral training and team coaching, LEGO® Serious Play® facilitation, and unconventional events creation​. Otherwise is partnering with The Grove with a special focus in continuous learning and exchange with The GLEN around visual facilitation and the use of visual frameworks. In the future, the firm is looking to bring Grove trainings to Europe.​

Team Management Services GmbH (TMS) is a Freibug and Bad Nauheim (Frankfurt), Germany-based firm focusing on strategies and tools to improve teamwork. Marc Tscheuschner leads the firm and is partnering with The Grove to certify facilitators in The Team Performance Check-up in Germany (called the Team Performance Online Survey in the US). TMS is also translating The Grove's Graphic Guide® templates and Leader's Guides into German. German-Language Grove products distributed include: Team Leader Guide; the Drexler/Sibbet Team Performance Model®, Overview, and Abstract; Team Startup Agenda Planning Kit; Team Performance Check-up (Team Performance Online Survey); Graphic Gameplan (Leader's Guide and Graphic Guide®); Meeting Startup (Leader's Guide and Graphic Guide®); Graphic History (Leader's Guide and Graphic Guide®); Industry Structure (Leader's Guide and Graphic Guide®); and Journey Vision (Leader's Guide and Graphic Guide®).

We collaborate with a global network of consultants, designers and affiliated companies to provide the best possible process leadership and accompanying visuals for meeting facilitation, team development, and organization and social change. The groups and people listed here are those with whom we have active, personal relationships, with working agreements that may include licensing, distribution, and collaborative consulting and training. Our Partners share our commitment to offer top quality services and innovative methodologies.