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Download The Back of the Napkin Mobi Ò Solving Problems and Selling Ideas with Pictures Ï ❮Read❯ ➹ The Back of the Napkin (Expanded Edition): Solving Problems and Selling Ideas with Pictures ➼ Author Dan Roam – The acclaimed bestseller aboLas Houston and San Antonio Three arrows to show direct flights Problem solved and the picture made it easy to sell Southwest Airlines to investors and customers Now withcolor bigger pictures and additional content this new edition does an even better job of helping you literally see the world in a new way Join the teachers project managers doctors engineers assembly line workers pilots football coaches marine drill instructors financial analysts students parents and lawyers who have discovered the power of solving problems with pictures This is a great little book A bit too wordy in places but the ideas are in the right place It's about sketches and visual note taking As the title suggests these are often productive when done on less than perfect media After reading this I did a test with a large group of students I gave them all a napkin and told them to come up with ideas for a project It was gratifying to see how well that worked and how some of them went on to read the book and keep using grotty sheets of paper to work out ideasRecommended

Ebook Ï Expanded Edition ¶ Dan Roam

The acclaimed bestseller about visual problem solving now bigger and better There is nopowerful way to prove that we know something well than to draw a simple picture of it And there is nopowerful way to see hidden solutions than to pick up a pen and draw out the pieces of our problem So writes Dan Roam in The Back of the Napkin the international bestseller that proves that a simple drawing on a humble napkin can bepowerful than the slickest PowerPoint presentation Drawing on twenty years of experience and the latest discoveries in visio I recently read a book The three value conversations that outlined approaches to showing peopleorganisations your customers value by creating elevating and then capturing it It delved into the world of powerpoint presentations and how we cannot have effective conversations Our audience essentially takes in the start of the presentation and some part of the end; the middle is essentially forgottenBack of the Napkin is the how and why of communicating with your customer team or prospect As the title suggests it is a very visual book with many images acronyms and approaches on how to draw and have a conversation versus death by powerpoint By traversing through the 6 W uestions ie What Who When Why Where and How Dan Roam provides a stock set of templates on how to visualise this to provide impact in your conversation Very well worth a readThree key takeaways from the book1 People like seeing other people’s pictures In most presentation situations audiences respond better to hand drawn images however crudely drawn than to polished graphics; as long as you're credible that is2 Look see imagine and show is the four step process to getting visual You don't need to be a phenomenal drawer because there are templated approaches for any situation3 Visual thinking is where it is at We need to take advantage of our innate ability to see both with our eyes and our mind's eyes

Pdf The Back of the Napkin

The Back of the Napkin Expanded Edition Solving Problems and Selling Ideas with PicturesN science Roam teaches readers how to clarify any problem or sell any idea using a simple set of tools He reveals that everyone is born with a talent for visual thinking even those who swear they can't draw And he shows how thinking with pictures can help you discover and develop new ideas solve problems in unexpected ways and dramatically improve your ability to share your insights Take Herb Kelleher and Rollin King who figured out how to beat the traditional hub and spoke airlines with a bar napkin and a pen Three dots to represent Dal I took about a month and a half to convert a PowerPoint presentation into hand drawn anthropomorphized illustrations using Back of the Napkin BOTN toolsFair amount of work but wonderful wonderful insights into how to say what I was trying to say in my slick PowerPoint slides The book and tools hold your hand into much greater understanding and appreciation of how people think and receive information and how thinking through the situationopportunitychallenge using the BOTN methodology makes things clearer to both presenter and presentee