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A unique and practical guide to generating ideas by using diagrams and visual thinking techniques. Structured into five key parts (preparing to create ideas; generating ideas; generating more ideas; judging ideas; enacting ideas), the 50 diagrams are each visually presented and then explained in an accessible manner, including tips and advice on how you can apply them to your own situations.

  • Contains 50 of the most useful and proven diagrams for idea generation which are already used by the smartest businesspeople.
  • Stylishly presented and easy to understand and apply.
  • Visual thinking is the latest trend in business – this book follows the path set by The Decision Book, The Diagrams Book and Business Model Generation.
  • This book has the potential to become a cult business seller, and follows on from the success of The Diagrams Book.

Book Details

  • Publisher: LID Publishing
  • ISBN: 978-1907794575
  • FORMAT: 18.8 x 12.7 x 1 cm
  • Bookbinding: Hardcover
  • Number of pages: 128

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AUTHOR

Kevin DuncanKevin 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.


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