Visual Meetings:

How Graphics, Sticky Notes, & Idea Mapping Can Transform Group Productivity

Visual Meetings Book

In Visual Meetings, Grove Founder and President David Sibbet, a world leader in the area of graphic facilitation and visual thinking, unveils the alchemy of designing and conducting memorable meetings that get results. This richly illustrated resource introduces meeting leaders, presenters, and consultants to a bounty of visual communication methods: graphic recording, visual planning, story-boarding, graphic templates, idea-mapping and much more.

People who work visually have better ideas, make better decisions, and are more committed to producing results. Turn your business meetings into creative and productive events. Energize your team meetings, sales presentations, strategy sessions, and brainstorming. Catalyze collaboration and breakthrough thinking in your meetings.

Now available in eight languages: English, Bahasa Indonesian, German, Japanese, Korean, Orthodox Chinese, Portuguese, and Russian.

About the Author

DAVID SIBBET is a world leader in visual facilitation and process leadership. Founder of The Grove Consultants International, he is known globally for creating leading-edge process consulting tools for visualization, team performance, strategic visioning, and organizational transformation.

Reviewer Comments

“David Sibbet is the father of visual facilitation. This book finally lets us see meetings as he sees them—as eye-opening opportunities to discover what people really think. David’s approach to visually recording and visually facilitating meetings will help you become a better meeting leader and participant, see a whole new side of business—and a whole new side of yourself.” –Dan Roam, author of The Back of the Napkin

“I have experienced the transformative power of David’s pioneering visual methods and tools. Open this book and you will get a clear vision of collaboration in the future—groups inspired and energized, tapping into their collective wisdom to create sustainable solutions: the global brain at work.” –Meryem Le Saget, Meryem Le Saget Consulting, Paris

“This book is like David’s workshops—fun and fruitful. Time and again, I have seen the principles and processes described in this book yield a rich harvest among audiences in Singapore.” –Dawn Yip, Soulbreath Consulting, Singapore

“This amazing book shows you how visualization can bring clarity to the growing complexity around us.” –Bob Johansen, Distinguished Fellow, Institute for the Future

Learn How to Facilitate Visual Meetings

At The Grove's Principles of Graphic Facilitation Workshop, learn graphic recording fundamentals and essential facilitation methods to help groups clarify and achieve their meeting outcomes. A three-day workshop in San Francisco.


Grove Visual Meeting Services

The Grove's Meeting Facilitation Services support memorable, productive meetings. We design and facilitate annual strategic planning sessions, decision-making meetings, not-for-profit board meetings, public meetings, leadership team offsites, cross-organization summits, virtual team-building sessions and more.


Tools for Visual Meetings

Visit The Grove Store to purchase tools for planning and leading engaging and productive meetings.


To engage The Grove's consulting or design services, or to learn more, please contact us.