It doesn't need a high IQ, or reams of knowledge, or a great personality. All it needs is creativity, imagination and empathy - all techniques that anyone can learn. Here Edward de Bono, world-famous for changing the way people think, shows you in a clear, practical language how to impress people with simple conversational tactics.
Want to be irresistable? Then follow de Bono's advice: you won't believe how much it can revolutionise your life until you do.
©2004 Edward De Bono; (P)2004 The McQuaig Group Ltd and Bolinda Audio
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From a genius such mediocre stuff is not acceptable. It is bad by any standard. Get any self improvement book. Dale Carnegie is 100 times better then this trash from a brilliant man!
the book is like points and it lacks explanation, it gives you a point and them one example, it doesn't go deeper in to the subject, i would use the book to tech at a university but not to teach my self.
The book focuses mostly on social interactions and how we can gain knowledge, share this knowledge and develop our thinking skills just as we can develop our physical skills.
The book seems a bit incomplete for it's title. I expected some exercises for analytic thinking, for creativity, even meditation and so on, because the title led me to believe that it covers more topics related to thinking.
Overall it's a good book and I recommend it.
Without a doubt Edward de Bono is a real Masterhinker. Through this book he helps us to use our mind more effectively to gain a better understanding of the world. The book contains deep insights put into easy-to-understand language.
However, the book is VERY long. You will need some patience to finish it. Personally, I prefer PRACTICAL wisdom delivered in a concise manner. If you are looking for some hands-on advise (e.g. for business use), you will not find much in this book. If however, you just want to broaden your mind without being in a rush, this might be one of the best books to read.
Without a doubt, Edward De Bono is the father of modern thinking. Most of us have heard of lateral thinking but don't necessarily realise that De Bono created it. The book almost seems too easy to understand, and yet, when you get the the part on the 6 hats, it suddenly becomes an awakening to new ways of thinking and the progression and evolution of thought.
I would love to see many more beautiful minds around and I believe this information should be getting taught in schools, although it is at a comprehension level most can understand. Teach yourself, your family and your peers how to have a beautiful mind, thanks to Edward De Bono.
"Great ideas for managing creativity!"
This book will give you some great ideas for creativity. Although it seems a long book what it gives is interesting and very relevant. I really enjoyed it and would recommend for anyone interested in thinking strategies.
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