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Read This Book: The Back of the Napkin

“There is no more powerful way to prove that we know something well than to draw a simple picture of it.  And there is no more powerful way to see hidden solutions than to pick up a pen and draw out the pieces of our problem.”                           – Dan Roam



Approaching complex problems in new ways is an important element of deliberate practice for managers.   In The Back of the Napkin: Solving Problems and Selling Ideas with Pictures, Dan Roam explores how we can work through complex business ideas with visual tools.  This entertaining manual explains visual thinking, ways of seeing and how to focus our ideas.


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