Edward de Bono MD, Ph.D
Improves Perceptions, Enables Constructive Change
Removing the faults in a stage-coach may produce a perfect stage-coach, but is unlikely to produce the first motor car.
Edward de Bono
de Bono Overview
Nominated in 2005 for a Nobel Prize in Economics, on the faculties of Harvard, Oxford, London and Cambridge Universities, de Bono is a world expert on utilitarian creative thinking.
On a more personal note, in ~ 1993 Edward invited me to accompany him on a two-day consultation he provided for Electronic Data Systems in Dallas [H. Ross Perot’s old company] for unforgettable examples of thought-in-action. I wish everyone that visits this page could spend those same extraordinary moments with de Bono – the wonderfully productive scholar, the gentleman, and the master of humorous understatement.
NB: Yes, I love this guy, he dramatically changed my life. If you listen to his videos, he will change yours as well.
A de Bono Training Short Course
As an introduction, these several videos pull together de Bono in action and highlight some essential points that work as we reconfigure our next steps together. I list them here in an effort that will hopefully provide structure for dialogue regarding these remarkably challenging times with neuroscience discoveries. From the big picture on reasons for evolved thinking to the process of building the value, to humor as a tool, to the exceedingly useful review of his essential
From the big picture on reasons for evolved thinking to the process of building value, to humor as a tool, to the exceedingly useful review of his essential Six Thinking Hats – these video explanations are worth a few moments of your time.
His word: “Ebne” – Excellent but not enough – Rings True Today
Creative Innovation 2010 – Rethinking The Future – 18:27 min, [“Ebne” @min: 7.01]
Creativity, “Out Of The Box” Thinking Must Bring Value – 4:18 min
Consider Humor As A Creative, Contributory Process – 6:39 min
Useful For Every Meeting: Six Thinking Hats, Link to the Book, Global Amazon – 7:42 min
See This Playlist For A Larger YouTube Collection of 7 de Bono Videos:
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