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The best lateral thinking books

Lateral Thinking: Creativity Step by Step
Lateral Thinking: Creativity Step by Step
Edward De Bono. The first practical explanation of how creativity works, this results-oriented bestseller trains listeners to move beyond a "vertical" mode of thought to tap the potential of lateral thinking.

Lateral Thinking: An Introduction
Lateral Thinking: An Introduction
Edward De Bono. Edward de Bono's bestselling introduction to the art of lateral thinking.      Why do some people always seem to have new ideas while others of equal intelligence never do? Lateral Thinking is Edward de Bono's original portrayal of what lateral thinking is, how it works and how to use it to develop...

Thinking Outside The Box: How to Think Creatively By Applying Critical Thinking and Lateral Thinking
Thinking Outside The Box: How to Think Creatively By Applying Critical Thinking and Lateral Thinking
Bruce Walker. DISCOVER:: How to ACTIVE Your Creative Mind What does it mean to be limited to inside the box as opposed to being outside? The key, according to experts on the subject, is to apply creative thinking to your daily life...

Serious Creativity: Using the Power of Lateral Thinking to Create New Ideas
Serious Creativity: Using the Power of Lateral Thinking to Create New Ideas
Edward De Bono. A fundamental book on deliberate creative thinking from a world-renowned expert in the field and the inventor of the systematic process of lateral thinking. Used correctly, creating thinking can save companies millions of dollars as the best and cheapest way to get added value out of existing resources...

Six Thinking Hats
Six Thinking Hats
Edward de Bono. Used successfully by thousands of business managers, educators, and government leaders around the world, Six Thinking Hats offers a practical and uniquely positive approach to making decisions and exploring new ideas...

Lateral Logic: Puzzle Your Way to Smart Thinking
Lateral Logic: Puzzle Your Way to Smart Thinking
Dr. Gareth Moore. Sideways thinking, moving away from traditional modes of thought, discarding the obvious: lateral thinking is an effective, alternative approach to problem-solving. Helping you to tackle problems creatively and solve brain-teasers by thinking outside the box, Lateral Logic will help you develop useful...

Thinkertoys: A Handbook of Creative-Thinking Techniques (2nd Edition)
Thinkertoys: A Handbook of Creative-Thinking Techniques (2nd Edition)
Michael Michalko. Rethink the Way You Think   In hindsight, every great idea seems obvious. But how can you be the person who comes up with those ideas? In this revised and expanded edition of his groundbreaking Thinkertoys, creativity expert Michael Michalko reveals life-changing tools that will help you think like...

Practical Thinking: Four Ways to be Right, Five Ways to be Wrong
Practical Thinking: Four Ways to be Right, Five Ways to be Wrong
Edward de Bono. In Practical Thinking de Bono’s theme is everyday thinking, how the mind actually works – not how philosophers think it should. Based on the results of his famous Black Cylinder Experiment (a critical thinking task that asks participants why they think a black cylinder falls over), de Bono explores...

Advanced IQ Tests: The Toughest Practice Questions to Test Your Lateral Thinking, Problem Solving and Reasoning Skills (Testing Series)
Advanced IQ Tests: The Toughest Practice Questions to Test Your Lateral Thinking, Problem Solving and Reasoning Skills (Testing Series)
Philip Carter. Advanced IQ Tests is for puzzle lovers who are looking for a challenge. This book contains 360 of the most difficult practice questions designed to measure an advanced level of numerical, verbal, and spatial ability, logical analysis, lateral thinking, and problem solving skills...

Six Thinking Hats: An Essential Approach to Business Management
Six Thinking Hats: An Essential Approach to Business Management
Edward De Bono. Using case studies and real-life examples of his "six thinking hats", de Bono shows how each of us can become a better thinker through deliberate role-playing.

Test Your Creative Thinking: Enchance Your Lateral Thinking; Learn to Think Outside the Box (Times (Kogan Page))
Test Your Creative Thinking: Enchance Your Lateral Thinking; Learn to Think Outside the Box (Times (Kogan Page))
Lloyd King. ""This is the best source we've come across for [lateral thinking] puzzles and should be on the shelf of anyone who wants to improve personal creativity. "" Creativity Unleashed --Business creativity consultants (www...

Mensa Lateral Thinking & Logical Deduction
Mensa Lateral Thinking & Logical Deduction
Dave Chatten & Carolyn Kkitt. A book on thinking and logic.

"Mensa" Lateral Thinking and Logical Deduction Dave Chatten.

Use of Lateral Thinking Edward De Bono.

Psychometric Testing: 1000 Ways to assess your personality, creativity, intelligence and lateral thinking Philip Carter. More and more employees are having to sit psychometric tests as part of the interviewing process. On paper, a person's skills and experience may perfectly fit the job description, but the employer also wants to know things about the individual's personality: for example, their weak and strong points;...

Letters to Thinkers: Further Thoughts on Lateral Thinking Edward De Bono. Letters to Thinkers: Further Thoughts on Lateral Thinking

Creativity Workout: 62 Exercises to Unlock Your Most Creative Ideas Edward De Bono. TAP INTO YOUR CREATIVE POTENTIAL - Creativity was once thought to be a talent bestowed upon a lucky few. Today it is understood as a skill that we can all learn, develop and apply. And in today's economy--with information available to everyone and support services outsourced overseas--creativity...

Parallel Thinking Edward de Bono. Western thinking is failing because it was not designed to deal with change - In this provocative masterpiece of creative thinking, Edward de Bono argues for a game-changing new way to think. For thousands of years we have followed the thinking system designed by the Greek philosophers Socrates, Plato...

Serious Creativity: Using the Power of Lateral Thinking to Create New Ideas Edward De Bono.

More Psychometric Testing: 1000 New Ways to Assess Your Personality, Creativity, Intelligence and Lateral Thinking (The IQ Workout Series) Philip Carter. A brand new collection of powerful psychometric and intelligence tests Psychometric testing has become a standard tool of the trade among recruiters in today's hypercompetitive job marketplace. Now, from the wiseguys behind the bestselling IQ Workout series, here are forty new tests designed to gauge...

The Story of the Edward De Bono School of Thinking (1979-1984) Michael Hewitt-Gleeson. The fascinating story of how 'teaching the world to think' got started as a global education enterprise.

The Leader's Guide to Lateral Thinking Skills: Unlock the Creativity and Innovation in You and Your Team Paul Sloane. Lateral thinking can help you transform your ability to generate ideas, unlock the creative potential of your team and make your organization more innovative. With a lively, energetic and practical approach, The Leader's Guide to Lateral Thinking Skills will teach you dynamic, up-to-date techniques...

English Thinking: The Three Methods Michael Hewitt-Gleeson. 1. Greco-Roman Logic for thinking inside the square, 2. The Scientific Method for thinking outside the square. 3. Cognitive Science for software for the brain and apps for intelligence. - What today we can call “English Thinking” has really evolved over the past 2500 years...

50 Quick and Easy Ways to Outstanding Creative Thinking at Work: Your Step-By-Step Guide to Success (Gershon Business Essentials Book 4) Mike Gershon. Creative thinking changes the world. It can change our lives, the way we think, the way we do business. It can turn received wisdom upside down, unlock new frontiers and take us to places no one else has ever imagined...

The Mechanism of Mind: Understand how your mind works to maximise memory and creative potential Edward de Bono. The Mechanism of Mind presents Edward de Bono’s original theories on how the brain functions, processes information and organises it. It explains why the brain, the ’mechanism’, can only work in certain ways and introduces the four basic types of thinking that have gone on to inform his life’s...

Future Positive Edward de Bono. ‘Of one thing in life we can be sure. The quality of our life in the future will depend on the quality of our thinking. ’ Why are we so prone to be negative? And how can we become more positive, both as individuals and as a society? The answer lies in the way we think...

IT'S NOT WHAT YOU KNOW; IT'S HOW YOU THINK (Creative Thinking Book 1) Steven Levi. On July 19, 2010, NEWSWEEK’s lead article was “Creativity in America. ” The primary message in the article was that the single greatest shortcoming in American business and education was creative thinking...

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