Teach Yourself to Think, by Edward de Bono, is a book that discusses five easy steps to direct, productive thinking.
Summary of the Book
Thinking aptly for the situation is a skill. It helps people in problem solving, making plans and decisions, responding to situations in the best way possible and generally coping up with any kind of situations in life. This book presents five-stage structure as a framework for thinking: the TO stage, the LO stage, the PO stage, the SO stage and the GO stage. Discover what these stages are all about and witness a change in your approach of addressing various situations.
About Edward de Bono
Edward de Bono is a Maltese author, inventor, physician and consultant. Some of his most notable works are The Use of Lateral Thinking, Lateral Thinking: Creativity Step by Step, Eureka! - An Illustrated History of Inventions from the Wheel to the Computer, Learn-To-Think: Coursebook and Instructors Manual, and The Greatest Thinkers: The Thirty Minds That Shaped Our Civilization. He is also known to have originated the term 'lateral thinking' and is an advocate of the teaching of thinking as a subject in schools.