How to run better meetings and make faster decisions — lessons I learned from the Six Thinking Hats by Edward de Bono

Wang Yip
6 min readDec 10, 2019

Edward de Bono is a name that I recognized from when I was younger. When I was younger, I was extremely interested in these book of puzzles called ‘lateral thinking puzzles’ — essentially they are puzzles that require you to think about and question some of the assumptions that you have. For example, here is a lateral thinking puzzle for you: a man buys 3 bananas for a dollar and sells 5 bananas for a dollar. In the process, he becomes a millionaire. How?

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Wang Yip

Author of Essential Habits. I write about personal development, work and managing your career. Connect with me at www.wangyip.ca