Knowing that thinking is the ultimate human resource, i realize then how i have to optimize my thinking capasity. This book helps me find the best strategy to do that. So many inspiring thoughts are revealed in this book. Like this one, my favorite..
^The only people who are very satisfied with their thinking skill are those poor little thinkers who believe that the purpose of thinking is to prove yourself right -to their own satisfaction.^
Here are those wonderful six hats with its concern: (i rewrote it down with some key concepts, it helps to comprehend it easily)
neutral and objective.
is concerned with objective facts and figures.
What information do we have?
What information do we need?
What information is missing?
What questions do we need to ask?
How we are going to get the information we need?
Discussion, argument, consensus
How true is a fact?
anger, rage and emotions.
gives emotional view.
Can thinking change emotions?
The emotional background.
Emotions as bargainingg positions.
Emotions, values, choices.
Emotions do not have to be logical or consistent.
Resist the temptation to justify emotions.
Hunches, intuitions, impressions
No need to give reasons or the basis
somer and serious.
is cautious and careful.
Points out the weakness in an idea.
How something does not fit our experience.
Why something may not work.
Pointing out difficulties and problems.
Staying within the law.
Keeping the values and ethics.
Point out errors in thinking
Is it the only possible conclusion?
sunny and positive.
Is optimistic and covers hope and positive thinking.
Yellow is for sunshine and brightness
Focus on benefit
Constructive thinking and making things happen
From the hopeful to the logical.
What is realism?
Background reasons for the optimism.
Proposal and suggestions
is grass, vegetation, and abundant, fertile growth
indicates creativity and new ideas.
New ideas, new concepts, and new perceptions
The deliberate creation of new ideas
Alternatives and more alternatives
New approaches to problem
Pride in the exercise of a skill
Shaping and tailoring ideas
is concerned with control, the organization of the thinking process, and the use of the other hats.
Thinking about thinking
Instructions for thinking
Asking the rigtht questions
Defining the problem
Setting the thinking tasks
Observation and overview
Result for applying Six Hats Thinking Method:
1. Power (intelligence, experience, knowledge)
2. Time Saving
3. Removal of ego
4. One thing at a time
Are you considering it too??