A unique and practical guide to solving business problems by using diagrams and visual thinking techniques.
- Contains 50 of the most useful and proven diagrams for problem-solving which are already used by the smartest businesspeople.
- Stylishly presented and easy to understand and apply.
- Publisher: LID¬†Publishing
- ISBN: 978-1-907794-29-2
- FORMAT: 180 x 120mm
- Bookbinding: Hardback
- Number of pages: 128
Kevin Duncan Kevin Duncan is a business advisor, marketing expert and the author of several successful business books, including the bestselling The Diagrams Book (LID). He previously worked in the communications and advertising sector for over 25 years. ¬† LinkedIn
‚ÄúThe Diagrams Book demystifi es the art of strategy.‚ÄĚ
‚ÄúIf endorsements could be visual, I‚Äôd give The Diagrams Book¬†five stars.‚ÄĚ
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