The Back of the Napkin: Solving Problems and Selling Ideas with Pictures

By Dan Roam
Used properly, a simple drawing on a humble napkin can help crystallize ideas and communicate in a way that people simply get. Roam shows that thinking with pictures can help anyone discover and develop new ideas, solve problems, and improve their ability to share their insights.


NEWS & OPINION: Portfolio's Year in Review

Posted March 5, 2009, 8:46 PM with category of Management & Workplace Culture
Portfolio publisher Adrian Zackheim posted a year in review from that house's perspective on Monday that stands out as a beacon of hope amidst all the publishing gloom of late. (As you all probably know, Portfolio is the publisher of The 100 Best. ) Adrian sums up 2008 as follows: Despite reduced store traffic through the year, Portfolio reported topline sales growth of 22% and gross margin growth of more than 50%. Read more

NEWS & OPINION: 2009 Axiom Business Book Awards Announced

Posted February 23, 2009, 5:03 PM with category of Management & Workplace Culture
The Jenkins Group announced their 2009 Axiom Business Book Award winners. Seventy seven books in all were recognized this year. Books like Tribes, The Knack, The Go-Giver, The Back of The Napkin and Predictably Irrational were selected in various categories. Read more

STAFF PICKS: On this last day of 2008, here's the best of 2008.

Posted December 31, 2008, 4:22 PM with category of Management & Workplace Culture
With the end of the year comes reflection on the highs and lows. This week three more rankings of the best of business books were published. The lists of Gary H. Read more

STAFF PICKS: Todd's Favorite Business Books of 2008

Posted December 28, 2008, 4:34 PM with category of Leadership & Strategy
I get paid to read business books. Some would consider this a tortured existence, but I can't think of a better job in the world. The job does have certain requirements. Read more

JACK COVERT SELECTS: First Alternate for Business Book of the Year

Posted December 23, 2008, 10:35 PM with category of Management & Workplace Culture
We have been a big fan of Dan Roam and his book The Back of The Napkin. We wrote the Jack Covert Selects review in March. That same month, we published the lost chapter on ChangeThis. Read more


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Publisher Not available
Publish date 03/13/2008
Pages 278
ISBN-13 9781591841999
ISBN-10 1591841992
Language English

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