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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It teaches you a gra Neat little book, teaches you how to get started using pictures simple drawings as a thinking tool. So I was rroam 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. The six different types of pictures for verbal grammar: If Apple Books doesn’t open, click the Books app in your Dock. It’s got an epic cast of characters from business, science, politics, music, technology, books, and comedy.

This book is a good way to remember these thoughts, but it’s message could have been said in lot less of words itself. Dan also practices this idea in the book as he walks us through his theory with a host of different characters, blzh from Einstein and Captain Sully to his old math teacher. Vivid means we can better understand the complex problems of today by both talking about them and drawing them.

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Read this book to find out why — and how to fix the problem. Hardcoverpages. We talk so much that we don’t think very well. Return to Book Page. 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.

His thoughts about to create new ideas was a l Some good ideas, taking the “picture says a thousand words” to heard. The author shares his vision of what the images should be in each situation.


Powerful as words are, we fool ourselves when we think dzn words alone can detect, describe, and defuse the multifaceted problems of today. I really liked this book, can’t wait to start trying out the ideas in my own work. Aug 16, Katherine Spivey rated it really liked it.

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We have to make more increasingly complex ideas more clear, more quickly and more persuasively than ever, to more audiences who are more informed and have more access to more information than ever. The land of Blah Blah Blah is a land where words are boring, foggy, or even misleading.

And the way to use vivid is to use something called the vivid grammar graph: Ever fallen asleep during a bulletpoint presentation? Dan Roam’s Blah Blah Blah: This book offers a way out of blah-blah-blah. Yet the author make it seem as if our culture is only verbal, and goes I do not want to sound ungrateful, this book was a rather good read, easy and fun, i learned many facts and book references as well, and i did appreciate two bits of infos in the appendixes.

I would have loved to have applied it here, but I have a few technological constraints. It’s going to require practice, but Roam’s approach has given me a structured, simple way of breaking down complex topics and serving them up as stories.

In the world that we are living in, it is becoming increasingly getting tough to persuade people with new ideas as they already have access to lots of information.

I found this one to be much better than The Back of the Napkin by nlah same author. Ever watched the news and ended up knowing less? Mar 06, S. Description Ever been to so many meetings that you couldn’t get your work done? Welcome to the land of Blah Blah Blah.

It’s twice as long as I expected or wanted. To ask other readers questions about Blah Blah Blahplease sign up. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. My favorite part of the concept is that it puts everyone on the same page; that alone is worth the blab of the book.

Neat little book, teaches you how to get started using pictures simple drawings as a thinking tool. Dan Roam has expressed the basic concept of “Picture is better than a thousand words” very well with detailed implementation strategy and examples. Welcome to the land of. This is a tremendous book and, if you ever have to convey ideas and concepts to others, you should read it.


I put in only about 5 bookmarks. Ever fallen asleep during a bullet-point presentation?

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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. In Blah Blah Blah, he extends his earlier work and reinforces the same basic message: Even when I read books about mind maps and get really excited about them, they never really work for me.

It made my new found enjoyment of Draw Something on my iPad even more meaningful as I now I get to practice making words come to life with a very simple and fast drawing. In short, he shows the reader how not to be boring and explain ideas clearly and engage people. I am a fan, and I really liked the overall This book actually delivers on the title promise.

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One thing intrigued me though: They can’t-and that’s bad, because words have become our default thinking tool. I think our entire team will benefit from Roam’s approach.

Now what is vivid? Thanks to Dan, I am smarter today than yesterday. The best take away from this book is how one can use a combination of words and pictures to express new ideas in most persuasive way.

It’s still worth reading, in my opinion, especially if you are a person who needs to present new ideas to an audience. I look forward to applying it at work, especially, where our presentations are rife with mind-numbing blah-blah-blah.