Top 10 books on visual thinkingFeb 13th, 2012 | By Chuck Frey | Category: Uncategorized
Visual thinking has become so popular today that it has spawned many excellent books from its most talented practitioners. These books are invaluable guides to this fascinating world of non-linear, bigger-picture thinking. They include many types of thinking with diagrams, mind maps, sketches and other forms of non-linear communication.
If you want to learn about leading visual thinking strategies and techniques, I recommend these 10 books:
- The Back of the Napkin: Solving Problems and Selling Ideas with Pictures by Dan Roam
- Unfolding the Napkin: The Hands-On Method for Solving Complex Problems with Simple Pictures by Dan Roam
- Blah Blah Blah: What To Do When Words Don’t Work by Dan Roam
- Visual Teams: Graphic Tools for Commitment, Innovation, and High Performance by David Sibbett
- Visual Meetings: How Graphics, Sticky Notes and Idea Mapping Can Transform Group Productivity by David Sibbett
- Mind Maps for Business: Revolutionize Your Business Thinking and Practice by Tony Buzan
- Idea Mapping: How to Access Your Hidden Brain Power, Learn Faster, Remember More and Achieve Success in Business by Jamie Nast
- Thinking Visually: Business Applications of 14 Core Diagrams by Malcolm Craig
- Gamestorming: A Playbook for Innovators, Rulebreakers, and Changemakers by Dave Gray, Sunni Brown and James Macanufo
- Resonate: Present Visual Stories that Transform Audiences by Nancy Duarte
Are some of your favorite visual thinking books missing from this list? Please tell us about them in the comments. Thanks!