Book Review: Picture Your Business Strategy

 Picture your Business Strategy will help you bring the illustrations back to your ideas.  I actually still sketch out all my ideas on paper before going about trying to figure them out – but this seems to be a dying practice.  This book is all about how you can bring them back and make them work for you and your business.  I think that I am a more visual and hands on learner and this is why I like to see something instead of just hear you tell me about it or have me read about it.  The power of visuals!

The book has a lot of great information in it, and of course since it is about pictures and visuals there are great little sketches (just  about a level above stick figures) throughout the book for an added touch, as well as some sketched graphs and diagrams as well.

If you have a business or are thinking of starting one, this is definitely a great book to read to give you some ideas on how to make things work.

I received a free e-copy of this book from the publisher through NetGalley in order to write this review. I was not otherwise compensated.

About the book

Picture, plan, produce! Visualize your way to business success!

Strategic Illustration—the proven method for helping team members engage, align, and devise creative solutions to business problems—is now at your fingertips. The adage, “A picture is worth a thousand words” could not hold truer for Chis Chopyak, senior partner and co-owner of Alchemy, is a business strategy consulting firm that makes a profound and sustainable difference in the world. As a graphic recorder, she understand the impact of employing strategic illustration in your organization to really see clearly what is working and what is not: it opens up the lines  of communication so you and your team can have candid conversations about next steps and best practices.

 

Picture Your Business Strategy reveals how anyone can use visual tools to illuminate root causes of problems and devise strategies to solve them. Creating visual images of problems helps people focus, fosters collaboration, increases group energy, and drives creativity. The book provides practical lessons on strategic illustration you can use to drive positive results on a consistent basis. You don’t have to be an artist to “draw” your strategy. All you need is a vision and Picture Your Business Strategy.

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