News — January 01, 2000

Creative Thinking Expert Edward de Bono

An exciting General Assembly speaker at the Barcelona Congress was Dr. Edward de Bono, regarded by many as a leading authority in the field of creative thinking and the direct teaching of thinking as a skill. He has written 62 books with translations
An exciting General Assembly speaker at the Barcelona Congress was Dr. Edward de Bono, regarded by many as a leading authority in the field of creative thinking and the direct teaching of thinking as a skill. He has written 62 books with translations into 37 languages and has been invited to lecture in 54 countries. He is the originator of lateral thinking, which treats creativity as the behavior of information in a self-organizing information system, such as the neural networks in the brain. Edward de Bono is widely regarded internationally as the leading thinker about thinking. He has written more than fifty books, with translations into twenty-seven languages. What is unique about Edward de Bono is that he works with school children, senior executives of major corporations and government officials. His ideas are based on an understanding of the mind as a self-organizing information system. De Bono discussed thinking methods such as ... * Lateral Thinking * PO - The Provocative Operation * Six Thinking Hats * Water Logic (and flowscapes) * CoRT thinking for teaching thinking in schools His topics included: * Motivation and Winning * Human Behavior * Breaking Barriers
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