Summary: 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 and corporate leaders around the world have already adopted with great success.
"The main difficulty of is confusion," writes Edward de Bono, long recognized as the foremost international aut ...show morehority on conceptual thinking and on the teaching of thinking as a skill. "We try to do too much at once. Emotions, information, logic, hope, and creativity all crowd in on us. It is like juggling with too many balls."
The solution? De Bono unscrambles the thinking process with his "six thinking hats": White Hat: neutral and objective, concerned with facts and figures
Red Hat: the emotional view
Black Hat: gloomy and negative, the "devil's advocate" hat
Yellow Hat: sunny and positive
Green Hat: associated with fertile growth, creativity, and new ideas
Blue Hat: cool, the color of the sky, above everything else-the organizing hat Through case studies and real-life examples, Dr. de Bono reveals the often surprising ways in which deliberate role-playing can make you a better thinker. He offers a powerfully simple tool that you-and your business, whether it's a start-up or a major corporation-can use to create a climate of clearer thinking, improved communication, and greater creativity. His book is an instructive and inspiring text for anyone who makes decisions, in business or in life ...show less