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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.

Six Thinking Hats
Six Thinking Hats
Edward de Bono. YOUR SUCCESS IN BUSINESS DEPENDS ON HOW WELL YOU THINK Six Thinking Hats can help you think better-with its practical and uniquely positive approach to making decisions and exploring new ideas. It is an approach that thousands of business managers, educators, and government leaders around the world...

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...

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...

Problem Solving 101: A Simple Book for Smart People
Problem Solving 101: A Simple Book for Smart People
Ken Watanabe. The fun and simple problem-solving guide that took Japan by storm - Ken Watanabe originally wrote Problem Solving 101 for Japanese schoolchildren. His goal was to help shift the focus in Japanese education from memorization to critical thinking, by adapting some of the techniques he had learned as an...

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...

Parallel Thinking
Parallel Thinking
Edward de Bono. 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 and Aristotle, based on analysis and argument...

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.

Creativity Workout: 62 Exercises to Unlock Your Most Creative Ideas
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...

The Mechanism of Mind: Understand How Your Mind Works to Maximise Memory and Creative Potential
The Mechanism of Mind: Understand How Your Mind Works to Maximise Memory and Creative Potential
Edward de Bono. A classic besteller that presents de Bono's model of the mind, which remains as insightful as it was when first published in 1969 - The Mechanism of Mind presents Edward de Bono’s original theories on how the brain functions, processes information, and organizes it...

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

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...

Serious Creativity: How to Be Creative Under Pressure and Turn Ideas into Action Edward de Bono. How to unlock your creativity and add value to your ideas with the power of lateral thinking.      If you want to be the best, focus on your most valuable asset: the power of your creative mind...

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...

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...

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...

LATERAL THINKING - Creativity Step by Step Edward De Bono.

Lateral Thinking: Creativity Step By Step Edward De Bono.

Outsmart the Unexpected: Grow Your Creativity the Edge-of-your-seat Way Regina Pacelli. A fun book of no-time-to-lose, far out predicaments that you need to find a way out of (it's NOT a how-to book). - Each short, edge-of-your-seat story in "Outsmart the Unexpected" unfolds an unusual, no-time-to-lose, and sometimes life and death predicament, and then challenges you to come up with a...

"Mensa" Lateral Thinking and Logical Deduction Dave Chatten.

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...

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

Use of Lateral Thinking Edward De Bono.

How to be a Brilliant Thinker: Exercise Your Mind and Find Creative Solutions Paul Sloane. Leading speaker on innovation and creativity Paul Sloane helps readers think in powerful new ways. It shows how to harness techniques in lateral thinking, analytical thinking, problem analysis, idea generation, and other areas to become more creative...

I Remember Running: The Year I Got Everything I Ever Wanted - and ALS Darcy Wakefield. A little over a year ago, Darcy Wakefield was a single, 33-year-old, athletic, workaholic English professor, a vegetarian who had never had a serious health problem or injury. Then she was diagnosed with ALS, and her world turned upside down...

Any Ideas?: Tips and Techniques to Help You Think Creatively Rob Eastaway. Every great creation starts with a good idea, but where does that special spark come from? How do you recognize the ideas that are worth taking further? And what do you do when your mind goes blank? Ideas are fragile, they need to be nourished, encouraged and shaped...

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