Visual thinking vs left brain thinking

I am a visual thinker. In the past I had problems fitting in to a project environment where everybody is so called analytical or as I love to call them, left brainers.
Every time I would “draw out” the plots, user stories or user flows I would be called to order. As if I was in school. I had to step into the mental mode of the analysts in the project and transform my drawings into “meaningful” lists. They didn’t understand that I process information differently. I prefer a visual approach. This was/is a recurring problem throughout my professional life.
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