A Little Lateral Thinking

Fifty years ago, Edward de Bono coined the term "lateral thinking". From Blair to Branson, the Eurythmics to Gorbachev, de Bono's influence has been impressive. Stephen Smith dons his lateral thinking cap to ask how this concept - berated by many for its intellectual scope - has become a by-word for creativity.

Producer: Adele Armstrong.

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A fun exploration of lateral thinking, fifty years after Edward de Bono coined the term.

Fifty years ago, Edward de Bono coined the term "lateral thinking". From Blair to Branson, the Eurythmics to Gorbachev, de Bono's influence has been impressive. Stephen Smith dons his lateral thinking cap to ask how this concept - berated by many for its intellectual scope - has become a by-word for creativity.

Producer: Adele Armstrong.

A fun exploration of lateral thinking, fifty years after Edward de Bono coined the term.

Fifty years ago, Edward de Bono coined the term "lateral thinking". From Blair to Branson, the Eurythmics to Gorbachev, de Bono's influence has been impressive. Stephen Smith dons his lateral thinking cap to ask how this concept - berated by many for its intellectual scope - has become a by-word for creativity.

Producer: Adele Armstrong.

A fun exploration of lateral thinking, fifty years after Edward de Bono coined the term.

20180110