Visual Consulting

Monday, March 5, 2018

Presented by David Sibbet and Gisela Wendling,
The Grove Consultants International

David Sibbet, Gisela Wendling

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David Sibbet, Gisela WendlingGisela and David will share their new Seven Challenges of Change model, an integration of Gisela’s Liminal Pathways Model based on the rites of passages archetype and Grove’s change framework. They will share how this integration emerged from their Visioning & Change Alignment work at UC Merced and how it is applied in their year-long Leading Change program for the MetCouncil in Minnesota. Participants will be asked to share their own experiences with leading change using the framework as a guide. 

Key Takeaways

    • Appreciate the importance of working with both inner process dynamics and outer support structures.
    • Have a chance to test your own assumptions about change.
    • Experience visualization as a catalyst for dialogue.
    • Appreciate the power of large scale visualization to support change.

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Event Agenda:

• 5:30 pm – Registration, Light Snacks & Beverages
• 6:00-7:30 pm – Keynote Program
• 7:30-7:45 pm – Continue to network and share insights
• 7:45-9:00 pm – Social hour across street at Dish N Dash (optional)

Speakers’ Bio:

David Sibbet is founder of The Grove Consultants international and co-director of the GLEN. He has been an organizational consultant and information designer since 1977. He is the author of John Wiley & Sons’ three-volume Visual Leadership Series as well as many of The Grove’s leading-edge group-process tools and models for facilitation, team leadership and organizational transformation. He and Gisela are currently writing a fourth Wiley title on Visual Consulting. David is a master facilitator of large-scale group processes, strategic visioning and creative, future-oriented symposia.


Gisela Wendling, PhD, is vice-president of global learning and a senior consultant. Her expertise is based in over 25 years of working and consulting within a wide range of private and public organizations. Pairing a systems perspective with process-based and dialogic approaches, she creates unique opportunities for interactive, content-rich, outcome-focused and transformative change for her clients. In addition, Gisela is co-director of the Global Learning & Exchange Network (The GLEN), a network hosted by The Grove and Colleagues to support the evolution of collaboration within and across organizations and across cultures. She has served as the Director of the Masters Program in Organization Development at Sonoma State University.


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Date(s) - 03/05/2018
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

International Technological University (ITU)