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Six Thinking Hats
Six thinking hats book

"The main difficulty of thinking is confusion, we try to do too much at once. Emotions, information, logic, hope, and creativity all crowd in on us. It is like juggling with too many balls."

- Edward de Bono.

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Six Thinking Hats
 
Six Thinking Hats is a thinking tool for group discussion and individual thinking A powerful
technique that helps you look at important decisions from a number of different perspectives
and a means to plan thinking processes in a detailed and cohesive way.

Six Thinking Hats written by Edward de Bono one of the leading authority in the world
in the field of creative thinking.
 
 
Blue

Decision-maker and process controller.

The blue hat controls the move between different thinking styles, gives speaking permission, formulates discussing questions and takes care not to stray from the subject.
Blue Hat
 
Blue Hat
Black

Pessimistic Person

The black hat looks at things pessimistically, cautiously and defensively. Highlight the weak points and try to see why ideas and approaches might not work.
 
Yellow

Optimistic Person

The yellow hat thinks positively - from an optimistic point of view. See the benefits of the decision and the value in it as well as spot the opportunities that may arise from it.
Blue Hat
 
Blue Hat
Green

Creative Thinking

The green hat uses creativity and creative thinking approach. Provide creative out of the box ideas and solutions. Ideas shouldn't be practical or even reasonable - only to open new ways of thinking and stimulate the thought process.
 
Red

Emotions Involve

The red hat uses emotions, feelings and intuitions. Drop something "from the hart" to the thinking process.
Blue Hat
 
Blue Hat
White

Details, Details, Details !

The white hat focus on information. Hard facts (that can be checked) to soft information such as rumors and personal experience.

"There is no doubt that creativity is the most important human resource of all. Without creativity, there would be no progress, and we would be forever repeating the same patterns."

- Edward de Bono
Six thinking hats book
 
 
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Edward de Bono long recognized as the foremost international authority on conceptual thinking and on the teaching of thinking as a skill.
"Thinking often proceeds as drift and waffle and reaction to what turns up from moment to moment. ... Suggestions, judgments, criticism, information and plain emotions are all mixed together in a sort of thinking stew,"
"Six Thinking Hats can help you think better with its practical and uniquely positive approach to making decisions and exploring new ideas."
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