About Dan Roam | Dan Roam is the author of two international bestsellers, The Back of the Napkin: Solving Problems and Selling Ideas with Pictures and Unfolding the Napkin: The Hands-On Method for Solving Complex Problems with Simple Pictures. His new book is Blah Blah Blah: What to Do When Words Don't Work. Dan is the founder and president of Digital Roam Inc., a management-consulting firm that uses visual thinking to solve complex problems for such clients as Google, Boeing, eBay, Microsoft, Wal-Mart, Wells Fargo, the U.S. Navy, and the United States Senate.

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The 10 1/2 Commandments of Visual Thinking: The "Lost Chapter" from The Back of the Napkin
March 7, 2008 - By: Dan Roam
“Visual thinking is the future of business problem solving. Using our innate ability to see—both with our eyes and our mind’s eye—gives us entirely new ways to discover hidden ideas, develop those ideas intuitively, and then share those ideas with other people in a way they are simply going to ‘get.’”
Found In Translation: The Case for Pictures in Business
Feb. 11, 2010 - By: Dan Roam
“Twenty-five years of helping business leaders around the world develop ideas has taught me three things: 1. There is no more powerful way to come up with a new idea than to draw a simple picture. 2. There is no faster way to develop and test an idea than to draw a simple picture. 3. There is no more effective way to share an idea ...
The 5,000 Year History of How We Lost Half Our Mind (Or How Blah-Blah-Blah Has Gradually Taken Over Our Lives)
Nov. 2, 2011 - By: Dan Roam
“Over the millenia, we have gradually purged our visual mind from our understanding of language, communications, and intelligence. ... It's time to bring our visual mind back.”
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