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Brief report on Lateral Thinking.

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  • 1. The First Part of Innovation
    Lester T. Sablay
    April 18, 2011
    Lateral Thinking

2. Geometric Puzzle
3. is solving problems through anindirectandcreativeapproach, using reasoningthat is not immediately obvious and involving ideas that may not be obtainable by using only traditional step-by-steplogic
The termlateral thinkingwas coined byEdward de Bonoin the bookNew Think: The Use of Lateral Thinkingpublished in 1967.
Lateral thinking

  • Born 19 May 1933

5. M.D., Ph.D. (physiology, medicine, and psychology), Rhodes scholar 6. Worlds leading authority in the field of creative and conceptual thinking 7. Originator of the term Lateral Thinking Author of over 60 books in 47 languagesEdward de Bono
8. Code communication
The mind as a patternmaking system
Self organizing system
Limited attention span
The way the mind works
9. We are hardwired to be UN-creative.
We need formal tools for breaking out of patterned thinking.
Everyone can learn how to be more creative
Lateral Thinking gives you the power to create ideas on demand
The Basics BehindLateral Thinking
10. Vertical thinking is selective, lateral thinking is generative
Rightness and richness
Vertical thinking moves only if there is direction to move, lateral thinking moves in order to generate a direction
I know what I am looking for.
I am looking but I wont know what Im looking for until I found it.
Difference between lateral thinking and vertical thinking
11. Vertical thinking is analytical, lateral thinking is provocative
Difference between lateral thinking and vertical thinking
Lester is handsome.
You are wrong, Lester is not handsome.
How very interesting, tell me how you reached that conclusion.
Very well. What happens next? How are you going to go forward from that idea?
12. Edward de Bonos Creative Thinking Process
Results: New Ideas
Capture & Workwith Output
Select & Define Focus
13. Random Entry Idea Generating Tool
Provocation Idea Generating Tool
Challenge Idea Generating Tool
Concept Fan Idea Generating Tool
Methods of thinking
14. A man walks into a bar, and asks the bartender for a drink of water. The bartender pulls out a gun, points it at the man, and cocks it. The man says "Thank you" and leaves. What happened?
Situation Puzzle
15. Three of the glasses are will with orange juice; the other three are empty. By moving only one glass, can you arrange them so the full and empty glasses alternate?
Situation Puzzle
16. Situation Puzzle
17. Solution Puzzle
18. 19. References/Source
Lateral Thinking by Edward de Bono
Situation puzzles
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