GA 133 | How to Create a Visual Workplace with Dr. Gwendolyn Galsworth

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Today’s guest is Dr. Gwendolyn Galsworth, an author and consultant who specializes in the visual workplace. Gwendolyn shared her fascinating background with us and explained the importance of visuality. This in-depth conversation is guaranteed to challenge your thinking. An MP3 version of this episode is available for download here.

In this episode you’ll learn:

  • Gwendolyn’s background (6:42)
  • The moment Gwendolyn connected with visuality (11:11)
  • What the work is really about (14:22)
  • The quotes that inspire Gwendolyn (16:43)
  • What visual “management” is and isn’t (19:27)
  • The terms Gwendolyn prefers (22:45)
  • What else visuality has been called historically (25:26)
  • About the I-driven approach (30:11)
  • The role of advocates in cultural change (36:10)
  • Gwendolyn’s definition of a visual workplace (37:38)
  • Why it’s important to look beyond the devices (38:20)
  • What Gwendolyn loves about visuality (41:37)
  • A success story (47:44)

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What is your definition of a visual workplace?

1 Comment

  1. Karsten

    October 20, 2016 - 3:46 pm
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    Wonderful.
    Dr Galsworth shares so much wisdom in this episode. This truly deserves a big fat #Leadership hashtag. Gwendolyn makes us see why I and eye are so similar words.
    I was most impressed by her reminding us that management should be the art of inspiring people to do the best, as they wish to – not being the horse dragging (or beating) some feel it is.
    Thank you, Dr Galsworth and Ron. Your sharing this is most appreciated.

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