Saving the World with Simple Pictures: How to Put an Arts Education to Work

11/21/2011; 54 minutes

Creativity under constraint, sound judgment in uncertain environments, rigorous thinking amid complex ideas -- these are the skills taught by the arts. Dan Roam contends that these skills are needed more than ever in business and politics. Dan is the founder and president of Digital Roam Inc., a management-consulting firm that uses visual thinking to solve complex problems. Roam received two degrees at the University of California, Santa Cruz: fine art and biology. This combination of art and science kicked off Dan's cross-disciplinary approach to problem solving. (#21575)

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