Edward de Bono


Born
in Malta
May 19, 1933

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Edward de Bono is a Maltese physician, author, inventor, and consultant. He is best known as the originator of the term lateral thinking (structured creativity) and the leading proponent of the deliberate teaching of thinking in schools.

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Think!: Before It's Too Late

3.51 avg rating — 1,092 ratings — published 2009 — 18 editions
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de Bono's Thinking Course

3.84 avg rating — 513 ratings — published 1985 — 29 editions
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Simplicity

3.70 avg rating — 471 ratings — published 1993 — 12 editions
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Teach Your Child How to Think

3.69 avg rating — 425 ratings — published 1992 — 14 editions
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3.88 avg rating — 373 ratings — published 1992 — 19 editions
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“A discussion should be a genuine attempt to explore a subject rather than a battle between competing egos.”
Edward De Bono, How To Have A Beautiful Mind

“If you never change your mind, why have one?”
Edward de Bono

“Everyone has the right to doubt everything as often as he pleases and the duty to do it at least once. No way of looking at things is too sacred to be reconsidered. No way of doing things is beyond improvement.”
Edward De Bono, The Use of Lateral Thinking

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