I love this book! It’s been so helpful to me as I work with groups trying to communicate sometimes complex concepts in simple ways that people can really grab hold of. The Back of the Napkin by Dan Roam is a book on how you can use simple drawings to solve problems and communicate ideas. Now if you’re thinking that you’re not in the artistically-blessed category, no problem. Neither am I. These are stick figure drawings… much more closely related to diagrams than to the Sistine Chapel ceiling.
I find this book a very helpful resource for processing people in a consulting situation. Drawing is a great way of looking at problems– and solutions.
The Back of the Napkin (Expanded Edition): Solving Problems and Selling Ideas with Pictures
The acclaimed bestseller about visual problem solving-now bigger and better “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 […]