Dan Roam, author of the visual mapping books The Back of the Napkin: Solving Problems and Selling Ideas With Pictures and Blah, Blah, Blah: What To Do When Words Don’t Work, compares the process of visual thinking to the process of carving a faceted diamond out of a rough piece of the crystalline substance. This is a very powerful analogy.
How to avoid “death by detail”
Dan Roam’s new book explores visual techniques for helping us to bring greater clarity and impact to our communications – and to avoid “death by detail.”
New book from David Sibbett is a treasure trove of visual thinking advice
David Sibbett’s new book on visual thinking, Visual Meetings, contains a treasure trove of advice for people who want to be better problem solvers and have more fun at work.
Dan Roam publishes workbook companion to his popular visual thinking book
Dan Roam, author of the popular visual thinking book, The Back of the Napkin, has just published a workbook called Unfolding the Napkin: The Hands-On Method for Solving Complex Problems with Simple Pictures.