Dan Roam

I help people use pictures to solve problems. My first book "THE BACK OF THE NAPKIN: SOLVING PROBLEMS WITH PICTURES" was selected as the best innovation book of the year by Businessweek, Fast Company, and the London Times. My latest book, "BLAH BLAH BLAH: WHAT TO DO WHEN WORDS DON'T WORK" was just published by Penguin Portfolio and debuted as the top-3 communications book on Amazon.com. I help managers and executives think better, work faster, and communicate more effectively by helping them think with their eyes. Recent engagements include Microsoft, Wal-Mart, Intel, Gap, Kraft, the US Navy, and The United States Senate. Specialties: Visual problem solving for businesses with difficult problems. Public speaking on the power of pictures.


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Drawing Is Our Oldest Technology

Below is an excerpt from Chapter 1 of my latest book, Draw to Win, available now (September 13, 2016): Drawing Is Our Oldest Technology Thirty-two thousand years ago, your many-times-great-grandparents Oog and Aag drew pictures on the wall of a cave. They drew bison, a herd of horses, and many beautiful bulls. These drawings predate…

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