August 15, 2010

How to Think With a Hat?

Edward De Bono‘s concept on lateral thinking and its efficient application in multiple business situations has received worldwide acceptance and popularity. According to Edward De Bono a creative idea must have value. Just being different for the sake of being different is not creativity.

Edward De Bono’s Six Thinking Hats method provides the means of addressing one of our most challenging and "lowest hanging of fruits" - Meetings. Meetings are sometimes insufficiently focused and can consume more time than we'd like.

Benefits of Six Thinking Hats

  1. Smooth planning
  2. Focus & a clear thinking agenda
  3. A strategic planning process expedited with great efficiency

Before making a decision, you need to think with all of the Six Hats!

"What's behind different Thinking Hats?" (video below)

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