In March of 2008 a new book, “The Back of the Napkin: Problem Solving and Selling Ideas,” by Dan Roam is due to hit book shelves.
Here’s a whole book dedicated to (1) solving problems through pictures and (2) big ideas can come from a simple place.
Used properly, a humble napkin is more powerful than Excel or Powerpoint. It can help you crystallize your ideas, think outside the box, and communicate more powerfully than any traditional business presentation.
I’m looking forward to getting my mitts on this one!
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