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how to have a beautiful mind by edward de bono


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how to have a beautiful mind by edward de bono

  1. 1. How to have a beautiful mind ?
  2. 2. Author <ul><li>Edward De Bono is a leading authority in the field of creative thinking and the direct teaching as skill. </li></ul><ul><li>Edward De Bono’s methods are simple but powerful. </li></ul><ul><li>He is the originator of “parallel thinking” and six “thinking hats”. </li></ul><ul><li>He has written 67 books with translations into into 37 languages. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Introduction <ul><li>Great physical beauty with a boring mind is boring. You might get attention but you will never keep that attention. </li></ul><ul><li>The beautiful mind is a mind that can be appreciated by others. </li></ul><ul><li>The beauty of your mind shows in your conversation. </li></ul>
  4. 4. How to be interesting ? <ul><li>The first rule to talk about what you are good at and what interests you. </li></ul><ul><li>Practice simple exercises to develop your ability to create interest. </li></ul><ul><li>Finding and making connections links matters together and generates interest. </li></ul>
  5. 5. How to differ? <ul><li>Judgment </li></ul><ul><li>Personal preference </li></ul><ul><li>Knowledge </li></ul><ul><li>Values </li></ul><ul><li>Perception </li></ul>
  6. 6. How to listen? <ul><li>Impatience </li></ul><ul><li>Notice </li></ul><ul><li>Repeat back </li></ul><ul><li>Questions </li></ul>
  7. 7. Emotions and feelings <ul><li>Without emotions and feelings a person can not make decisions or choices. </li></ul><ul><li>Emotions and feelings are our way of linking our values to the situation. </li></ul><ul><li>The inability to notice our true feelings leaves us at their mercy . </li></ul>
  8. 8. Values <ul><li>Values determine what we like or do not like, values determine our choices and decisions. </li></ul><ul><li>Values are religious, social and cultural and should operate in all context. </li></ul><ul><li>Values are not changed by circumstance . </li></ul>
  9. 9. Forms of values <ul><li>Personal values </li></ul><ul><li>Quality values </li></ul><ul><li>Innovation values </li></ul><ul><li>Negative values </li></ul>
  10. 10. Interruption <ul><li>Interruptions are rude and break the flow of what is been said. </li></ul><ul><li>Interruptions are often ‘ego-driven'. Someone wants to be noticed or feel important. </li></ul><ul><li>Interruption may express doubts. </li></ul>
  11. 11. Types of interruptions <ul><li>My turn </li></ul><ul><li>Ego interruptions </li></ul><ul><li>Challenge interruptions </li></ul><ul><li>Doubts </li></ul>
  12. 12. Attitude <ul><li>Attitude is very much related to self-image. </li></ul><ul><li>The learner attitude always seeks to learn something new. </li></ul><ul><li>The fun attitude sees conversation as entertainment. </li></ul>
  13. 13. Types of attitude <ul><li>The battle attitude </li></ul><ul><li>The ego power game </li></ul><ul><li>The learner attitude </li></ul><ul><li>The fun attitude </li></ul>
  14. 14. Conclusion <ul><li>A beautiful body and a beautiful face without a beautiful mind can be boring. </li></ul><ul><li>Anyone can develop a beautiful mind if he or she sets out to do so. </li></ul><ul><li>The use of your mind in conversation and discussion should be enjoyable. </li></ul>
  15. 15. THANK YOU