On Friday, May 18, 2012, Edward De Bono was the keynote speaker at the FinanceMalta annual conference.
"Thinking skills expert Edward De Bono shared anecdotes and some jokes to demonstrate the effectiveness of parallel thinking and humour to problem-solving, analysis, and discussion. In his overview of lateral thinking and his trademarked Six Thinking Hats method for the financial services industry, Prof. De Bono warned that the lack of thinking to create value was one of the dangers facing the world.
A network of 700 trainers around the world communicate his Six Thinking Hats method which separates thinking into specific functions and roles, and which major organisations have adopted. Prof. De Bono, who is writing a book on the Creation of Value, said human thinking had “a long way to go”. Interestingly, hundreds of thousands of schools in China were working to imbue children with thinking skills, and India was following suit." (...) Read more? Sign up for free