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Seventh Thinking Hat: Grey for Wisdom
Gary Wong, Consultant, Canada, SIG Leader
Educator Michael Hewitt-Gleeson has suggested to add a 7th thinking hat: the Grey Hat for Wisdom.
Why the colour grey? Grey-haired seniors due to their time on earth gather a lot of wisdom, a combination of knowledge and experience. The brain is often referred to as "grey matter". Grey denotes a fuzziness, not crystal clear, but somehow you know it's the right thing to do.
It is different than White Hat thinking which is about data and information. Grey Hat thinking is meta-cognition w... Read more? Sign up for free
 

 
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