Lateral Thinking

  • by Dr. Edward De Bono, MD, MA, PhD, DPhil
  • Narrated by Efrem Zimbalist
  • 5 hrs and 30 mins
  • Abridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Suffering from writer's block? Wish you were more inventive? Perhaps, like most of us, you were taught to think vertically - to solve problems by going from one logical step to the next. In this international best seller, Dr. de Bono shows how lateral thinking can free your creative mind. Learn to hone your thinking skills and discover powerful yet simple techniques to help you generate idea after idea.

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What the Critics Say

"A very useful book...Dr. de Bono does not claim to be able to turn us all into Miltons, da Vincis, and Einsteins...but his techniques provide an alternative to just sitting around waiting for the Muse to appear." (David Cohen, Times Educational Supplement)

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Customer Reviews

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Poor narration

de Bono may have some good ideas contained in this book but I found Zimbalist's narration so appallingly bad that I could not bear listening right the way through. I have now listened to many audiobooks, with various narrators but this one is the worst! caveat emptor.
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- David Swanson

Very bad performance and sound quality!!

Reads fast
Poor sound quality, a very old recording. I cant concentrate on the subject. I want to return this book but how??!
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- anil savas kilic

Book Details

  • Release Date: 12-16-1999
  • Publisher: Phoenix Books