Blah Blah Blah has ratings and 95 reviews. Tamara said: A book about how to pair words with pictures to effectively relay information to others. Read a free sample or buy Blah Blah Blah by Dan Roam. You can read this book with Apple Books on your iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, or Mac. blah by dan roam book. Happy reading Blah Blah Blah By Dan Roam Book everyone. Download file Free Book PDF Blah Blah Blah By Dan.

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I do feel like though the message behind the book is blh important, it was much too repetitive than getting straight to the point.

Ever watched the news and ended up knowing less? To download from the iTunes Store, get iTunes now. This technique combines our verbal and visual minds so that we can think and learn more quickly, teach and inspire our colleagues, and enjoy and share ideas in a whole new way. A book that teaches visual literacy. The tools which allow to illustrate any idea are very easy to use but dsn at the same time.

I blxh because the drawings were simple the verbiage tended to be simple as well. Ever fallen asleep during a bullet-point presentation? It’s got an epic cast of characters from business, science, politics, music, technology, books, and comedy. Balh 16, Katherine Spivey rated it really liked it. I look forward to applying it at work, especially, where our presentations are rife with mind-numbing blah-blah-blah.

Return to Book Page. It’s always a good thing to find an author who practices what he preaches.

Jan 07, Dani Shuping rated it it was amazing. A book about how to pair words with pictures to effectively relay information to others. If you hear a history, draw a A book about how to pair words with pictures to effectively relay information to others. If you’ve read the Back of the Napkin or Beyond the Back of the Napkin, then you’ll recognize his engaging style that mixes text with oddly compelling simple drawings.


I found this one to be much better than The Back of the Napkin by the same author. Conclusion for this book: As a matter of fact, in a quick seminar last year, we were told basically the same ideas: Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

The book is not perfect, however. Welcome to the land of. It’s called “Vivid Thinking. In this book, readers are more passive; the text was less interactive. Apr 03, Andy Doyle rated it really liked it. Dan Roam provides an application-oriented structure to turn weakly-presented ideas into really elegant communication tools.

I was searching for a way to simplify complex ideas and make them understandable and memorable. I also missed the exercises that Roam included in his other volumes. Overview Music Video Charts. So I was excited to get a chance to read this new book of his that deals with speaking and presenting ideas better, and killing the blahs–complexity, boredom, and misunderstanding.

Dan Roam’s Blah Blah Blah: Nov 22, Mike Trapp rated it it was amazing. This book would be useful to anyone who routinely presents information: Nov 22, Bchara rated it it was ok Shelves: One of the best books in the market on visual thinking and conceptualizing.

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They can’t-and that’s bad, because words have become our default thinking tool. While reading this book I really got clear on the need to draw little drawings as I talk with people to make the ideas vivid and understandable on many different levels. In the writing of this book Roam included many simple drawings to help illustrate concepts.

Powerful as words are, we fool ourselves when we think our words alone can detect, describe, and defuse the multifaceted problems of today. If you hear a “stew” of facts, draw a multivariable plot.


It weaves grammar and drawing, simplicity and impact.

Blah Blah Blah: What To Do When Words Don’t Work

The author makes a case for using images to create thinking as opposed to words and he does a top notch job of convincing us on this. Playful and encouraging journey from the word-dominated world where good ideas often remain unheard to a quiet forest where the verbal staff is balanced by the visual one.

When we polish our slides to a high finish, we leave our audience with nothing left to add. Bah I like words, I know that not everyone does and a picture can be a very effective way of communicating.

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For those of us in the corporate world particularly on a foreign assigmentthis book will allow you to blow past the BS, and help people make sense of what you are trying to convey.

Dn Blah Blah is basically a book on how to balance writing with visuals for better communication. Be a vivid thinker. Through Vivid Thinking, we roak make the most complicated subjects suddenly crystal clear. They can’t-and that’s bad, because words have become bblah default thinking tool.

Roam simplifies the concepts presented in that book while adding back in “the other half” of the tools used to present information — words. His thoughts about to create new ideas was a l Some good ideas, taking the “picture says a thousand words” to heard. The insights in Blah-Blah-Blah will help you cut through the clutter and make ideas vivid.