The teaching of creative thinking

Read Dr. de Bono's explanation of thinking as a transferable skill or download as a PDF document.


Lateral Thinking and The Six Thinking Hats are two de Bono methods from more than 60 books that Dr. de Bono has written over 40 years all on the topic of understanding and improving how we go about solving problems and creating opportunities. Be inspired with these quotations.

In person and online training and facilitation

de Bono Thinking Systems ® (dBTS), was founded in 1991 with a mission to develop and manage the publication of Dr. de Bono's tools for use in corporate training and public seminars.

For schools and families

de Bono Thinking Lessons for children are free to use. These lessons have been in use and adapted over 40 years, originally published as the CoRT Thinking program. The thinking tools are designed for use with any age group from 8 to 18 years. The lesson can be self taught, used for home schooling or in a formal classroom setting. The purpose, of the lessons is to develop thinking as a skill that can be applied to any situation.

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