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Posted by: Bill Jarrard on Monday, 8 September 2014 - 10:27am

Serious Creativity by Edward de Bono I caught up with long-time friend Max Dumais, founder of the de Bono Institute here in Melbourne, not long ago and he related a story to me that reflects how many Australian leaders think about creativity. 

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Posted by: Bill Jarrard on Wednesday, 2 February 2011 - 7:13pm
Rethinking Edward de Bono

A personal reflection on the impact Edward de Bono and his techniques have had, and a special offer from Mindwerx on his books.

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Posted by: Jennifer Goddard on Friday, 24 December 2010 - 5:49pm

Happy Freethinkers’ Day!!
Today is the day to celebrate Free Thinking, an important element to get your brain buzzing with new ideas.


Let’s do some meta thinking (thinking about thinking)to enhance our creativity, improve our memory and thinking abilities.


How can you learn to think more freely?

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Posted by: Jennifer Goddard on Tuesday, 28 December 2010 - 6:12pm

I have a stack of books on creativity on my bookshelfs.  All have taken a different, dare I say creative, approach to explaining creativity.  From where I am sitting  I can see ...
Tony Buzan's "Power of Creative Intelligence"
Edward de Bono's "Serious Creativity"

Robert Alan Black's Broken Crayons

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Posted by: Bill Jarrard on Saturday, 27 November 2010 - 9:24pm

If you are inspired to improve your own creative thinking skills you need to check out our upcoming programs on Deliberate Creative Thinking and Parallel Thinking on April 23 in Sydney.  These are my two favourite programs and I will be running these personally, so this is your chance to see the programs that 1000s of others have already attended. 

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Posted by: Bill Jarrard on Thursday, 23 December 2010 - 5:50pm

I am now following (and being followed by) The Business Voice - BVO.com on Twitter.  BVO is a relatively new and brilliant looking site with video interviews of world leaders.  High quality and wonderfully relevant, and I recommend you have a look right after you finish reading this blog.

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Posted by: Bill Jarrard on Tuesday, 28 December 2010 - 6:24pm

The Brain Trust Charity hosted its Annual Dinner last night to announce this year's Brain of The Year Award.  We are particularly excited to advise that the winner is the originator of Lateral Thinking, renowned author and lecturer, and the recently-elected European Union Global Ambassador for Thinking

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Posted by: Jennifer Goddard on Monday, 27 December 2010 - 6:53pm

Just reading this interesting white paper on the problem of searching unstructured information with particular emphasis on knowledge discovery. by John Challis, CEO/CTO, CONCEPT SEARCHING

Also, while reading about Climate Change summit in Copenhagen...
(http://www.marketingweek.co.uk/shine-the-light-of-truth-through-the-murk...)

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Posted by: Bill Jarrard on Thursday, 23 December 2010 - 5:51pm

Those of you following us on Twitter - http://twitter.com/fuzz2buzz and

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Posted by: Bill Jarrard on Thursday, 6 January 2011 - 10:44pm

I ran a workshop last week that touched on some of the de Bono thinking principles and tools I have been successfully using and sharing with others for almost 25 years now.  As I always strive for, the feedback from participants was great, except for one person.  I don’t usually worry about the rare individual feedback that isn’t aligned with the majority (although I always ask myself if they have spotted something valuable for me to learn) – after all my style doesn’t always suit everyone.  But on this occasion I was surprised that the lower rating wasn’t so much about me, b

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