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

By Jessica Bush Updated on October 21st, 2016

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 Do You Think?

What is your definition of a visual workplace?

  1. Karsten

    October 20, 2016 - 3:46 pm

    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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