Lateral Thinking = Thinking Outside of the Box


 
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Lateral Thinking = Thinking Outside of the Box
Richard Townsend
It seems to me, lateral thinking is not much more than thinking "outside of the box". If we start to incorporate theories as to how to laterally think, we are just creating a larger box.
 

 
Lateral Thinking is Thinking Outside of the Box
Tobias Hwara, Business Consultant, Malawi, Member
Lateral thinking according to Edward De Bono simply means thinking out of the box: One should not follow a set procedure to solve a problem. Th...
 

 
Lateral Thinking = Using All Disciplines
Edmond Pietila, Manager, United States, Member
To me, lateral thinking is very similar to thinking "out of the box". It is taking proven methods from other disciplines and applying them to new disc...
 

 
Larger Box
Mario de Obaldia
... Where we can feel that we have shaken the shakles of the oppressive - brave new world....
 

 
We Cannot Escape the Box
Tom Wilson, HR Consultant, United States, Member
@Edmond Pietila: It seems to me the object of lateral thinking is to understand the box we occupy in order to optimi...
 

 
Lateral Thinking and New Boxes
Andrew Blaine, Business Consultant, South Africa, Member
It is my opinion that lateral thinking creates new boxes out of which we can then think. Without these new boxes there is no advancement.
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