How To Have A Beautiful Mind (Google eBook)

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Random House, Jan 26, 2010 - Self-Help - 240 pages
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People spend a fortune on their bodies, their faces, their hair, their clothes. Cosmetics, plastic surgery, diets, gym membership - everyone's trying to be more attractive. But there's an easier way to become a beautiful person. It doesn't have to be physical. No matter how you look, if you have a mind that's fascinating, creative, exciting - if you're a good thinker - you can be beautiful.

And being attractive doesn't necessarily come from being intelligent or highly-educated. It isn't about having a great personality. It's about using your imagination and expanding your creativity. And it's when talking with people that we make the greatest impact. A person may be physically beautiful, but when speaking to others a dull or ugly or uncreative mind will definitely turn them off.

In clear, practical language, de Bono shows how by applying lateral and parallel thinking skills to your conversation you can improve your mind. By learning how to listen, make a point, and manoeuvre a discussion, you can become creative and more appealing - more beautiful.

  

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User Review  - Mohammad Alshahrani - Goodreads

Beautifully written, clear and concise. Powerful, yet simple, ideas on how you should think, talk, communicate, and even feel. You might think most of the advice in the book is common sense, but as ... Read full review

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User Review  - Anoop Warrier - Goodreads

The title attracts you pick this book but the content is not the same which it projects. This book is about creating a beautifuk mind while we are in conversation with others. ie " How to make your ... Read full review

Contents

WHAT IS A BEAUTIFUL MIND?
4
Special circumsunccs
11
lnrerpremtion
17
Differ or disagree
24
Information
37
Accept the diflerence
39
Possibilities and altematives
45
Summary
52
The yellow hat
97
Benefits
104
ALTERNATIVES
122
EMOTIONS AND FEELINGS
137
VA L U E S
149
INVERSION AND OFFCOURSE
161
INFORMATION AND KNOWLEDGE
171
16 INTiIIUFTION
193

Build upon
59
R O W TO Ll STE N
66
Questions
72
Fishing questions and shooting
79
Multiple choice questions
85
PARALLEL THINKING THE SIX MATS
91
ATTITU D E
204
STARTING AND TOPICS
214
4
224
Agenda and topics
230
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About the author (2010)

Edward de Bono studied at Christ Church, Oxford (as a Rhodes Scholar). He also holds a PhD from Cambridge and an MD from the University of Malta. He has held appointments at the universities of Oxford, London, Cambridge and Harvard.

In 1967 de Bono invented the now commonly used term 'lateral thinking' and, for many thousands, indeed millions, of people worldwide, his name has since become a symbol of creativity and new thinking. He has written numerous books, which have been translated into 34 languages, and his advice is sought by Nobel laureates and world leaders alike.

www.debono.com

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