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In this lively, energetic guide to leadership, highly acclaimed author, trainer and presenter Paul Sloane shares dynamic techniques that are sure to unleash creative energy and lateral thinking. Packed with real-life examples, practical methods and lateral thinking exercises, the book encourages you to question your assumptions and develop new ideas with a variety of techn
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Paperback, 183 pages
Published November 1st 2006 by Kogan Page (first published 2003)
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kartik narayanan
May 22, 2017 rated it it was ok
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Most companies are built for continuous improvement, rather than for discontinuous innovation.

What is the book about?

“The Leader’s Guide to Lateral Thinking Skills” is written by Paul Sloane, author of many books on lateral thinking and management.

“The Leader’s Guide to Lateral Thinking Skills” is a book whose goal is to give us the lateral tools and techniques to transform our organization into a powerhouse of innovation. Lateral Thinking,
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Nuruli Khaliq
Mar 04, 2008 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Ada cerita lucu dengan buku ini.
Buku ini saya beli waktu di S'pore pas jalan bareng istri, beberapa bulan after married. Biasanya kalo ke S'pore (my favorite place), saya kudu musti beli "sesuatu" yang bikin saya happy, namun kali ini gak banyak yang saya dapatkan. Walhasil saya ambil aja beberapa buku sekedar buat oleh-oleh, mostly management books karena profesi saya yang konsultan manajemen.

To be honest, sepulangnya buku ini gak pernah benar-benar saya baca, hanya beberapa halaman aja, dan te
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Aug 14, 2016 rated it liked it
Essential reading in today's vuca world. Innovation has now become a need for survival and this classic gives you golden nuggets in every single page to light the fire in you.
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Paul Sloane read Engineering at Trinity Hall Cambridge. He came top of Sales School at IBM, became MD of Ashton-Tate UK, VP International for MathSoft and CEO of Monactive. He now writes, speaks and gives workshops on lateral thinking in business, creativity, innovation and leadership. He is married and lives in Camberley in Surrey. He has three grown-up daughters. He is a keen chess and tennis pl ...more
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