It’s called the Assertion-Evidence Format and it was developed by Professor Michael Alley (I’ve mentioned it previously but somehow never devoted a whole post to it). First let’s look at the Assertion part of the format. The assertion An assertion is...
I’ve just finished reading Dan Roam’s book. I highly recommend it if you’re wanting to delve more deeply into visual thinking. I’ve also been doing other reading and web-surfing on visual thinking. Here’s my thoughts so far on the...
I’m currently thinking about the use of digitally-captured hand-drawn images in PowerPoint. Is this approriate in a business presentation? The catalysts for this thinking are Dan Roam’s book (almost finished reading it) and Garr Reynolds’ series of...
Dan Roam has a great line in his book The Back of the Napkin – “the hand is mightier than the mouse”. Hand-drawing in front of an audience has power and energy. I think most presenters have forgotten this. People hardly use the term Visual Aids...
I’m reading Dan Roam’s great new book Back of the Napkin. It’s led me to explore all the resources on the web for visual thinking. What I’m seeing is that there’s a whole movement out there for visual thinking, infographics etc. But yet...
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