This book talks about what lateral thinking is and is not. However, how this can be achieved is not discussed in enough details. Those graphical brain teasers are good examples of my argument. It is easy to look backward when you have the solution. But how to work from scartch is what I want to learn from this book. Unfortunately, my effort is not well paid off....Continua
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Provocative operations, Po:
which is a notation used in lateral thinking and to propose an idea. This idea may not be necessarily a good one but able to move your thinking forward to a new place where different new ideas may by produced.
"The problem is that Corine can't login the anobii"
Po: Try and try continously.
Po: Login in later period of time.
Po: Login in with another computer or network (the IT idea).
Po: Ask admin and anobii must solve the problem (the classic answer).
Po: Use another electronic book store.
Po: Wait until anobii works.
Po: Forget it and tackle a different problem.
These are all provocative operations and symbolize several stages of lateral thinking where we need to work further on the ideas generated to become a practical solution....Continua