Diversity, Facilitation

There are some great books, conferences, and other resources available that touch on many of the same topics as VisualsSpeak. Below, you’ll find our favorites in the areas of diversity and inclusion as well as facilitation. On a separate page, you can go much deeper with resources on visual communication.

Diversity & Inclusion

The Summer Institute for Intercultural Communication is held annually in Portland, Oregon by the Intercultural Communication Institute. This is a great event, bringing together participants from around the world.


  • Diverse Teams at Work, by Gardenshwartz and Rowe
  • Emotional Intelligence for Managing Results in a Diverse World: The Hard Truth about Soft Skills in the Workplace, by Gardenshwartz and Rowe
  • Managing Diversity, by Gardenshwartz and Rowe
  • The Global Diversity Desk Reference: Managing and International Workforce, by Gardenschwartz, Rowe, Digh, and Bennett
  • Life is a Verb: 37 Days to Wake Up, Be Mindful, and Live Intentionally, by Digh
  • 52 Activities for Exploring Values Differences, by Stringer
  • Handbook of Intercultural Training, by Landis, Bennett and Bennett



  • The IAF Handbook of Group Facilitation, by the International Association of Facilitators
  • Making Questions Work, by Strachan
  • Process Design, by Strachan
  • The Whole Brain Business Book, by Herrman
  • Creative Brain, by Herrman
  • Think Better, by Hurson
  • A Teachable Moment, by Cain, Cummings, and Stanchfield