MG&A: de Bono’s Six Thinking Hats

MG&A: de Bono’s Six Thinking Hats

Dr Mo Gannon of Mo Gannon & Associates has completed training on de Bono’s Six Thinking Hats.

Six Thinking Hats helps teams to…

• Maximize productive collaboration and minimize counterproductive interaction/behavior
• Consider issues, problems, decisions, and opportunities systematically
• Use Parallel Thinking as a group or team to generate more, better ideas and solutions
• Make meetings much shorter and more productive
• Reduce conflict among team members or meeting participants
• Stimulate innovation by generating more and better ideas quickly
• Create dynamic, results oriented meetings that make people want to participate
• Go beyond the obvious to discover effective alternate solutions
• Spot opportunities where others see only problems
• Think clearly and objectively
• View problems from new and unusual angles
• Make thorough evaluations
• See all sides of a situation
• Keep egos and “turf protection” in check
• Achieve significant and meaningful results in a less time

Significant Applications for the Parallel Thinking Process of Six Thinking Hats:

• Leadership Development
• Team Productivity, Alignment and Communication
• Creative and innovative thinking
• Meeting leadership and decision making
• Product and Process Improvement, and Project Management
• Critical, Analytical Thinking and Problem-Solving
• Organizational Change/Performance
• Wherever High Performance Thinking and Action is needed

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