The multi million-copy bestseller "Six Thinking Hats" by Edward de Bono, author of "Lateral Thinking" and "I Am Right You Are Wrong", teaches you how to run better meetings and make better decisions. Meetings are a crucial part of all our lives, but too often they go nowhere and waste valuable time. In "Six Thinking Hats", Edward de Bono shows how meetings can be transformed to produce quick, decisive results every time. The Six Hats method is a devastatingly simple technique based on the brain's different modes of thinking. The intelligence, experience and information of everyone is harnessed to reach the right conclusions quickly. These principles fundamentally change the way you work and interact. They have been adopted by businesses and governments around the world to end conflict and confusion in favour of harmony and productivity. "An inspiring man with brilliant ideas. De Bono never ceases to amaze with his clarity of thought". (Richard Branson). Edward de Bono invented the concept of lateral thinking. A world-renowned writer and philosopher, he is the leading authority in the field of creative thinking and the direct teaching of thinking as a skill. Dr de Bono has written more than 60 books, in 40 languages, with people now teaching his methods worldwide. He has chaired a special summit of Nobel Prize laureates, and been hailed as one of the 250 people who have contributed most to mankind. Dr de Bono's titles include classic bestsellers such as "Six Thinking Hats", "Lateral Thinking", "I Am Right You Are Wrong", "Teach Yourself How To Think", "Teach Your Child How To Think", and "Simplicity".