lateral thinking

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a heuristic for solving problems

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History is filled with lateral thinkers from Copernicus to Einstein to Bill Gates.
EDDIE AHERN, long regarded as one of the best all-weather tacticians among the top echelon of jockeys, showed his class on this new Polytrack circuit with a sparkling 52-1 treble on Lateral Thinker, Albavilla and Gentleman's Deal.
Other birthdays: lateral thinker Dr Edward de Bono, 68; pioneer British disc jockey David Jacobs, 75; actor James Fox, 62; television presenter Robert Kilroy-Silk, 59; organ maker Noel Mander, 89; guitarist and singer Pete Townshend, 55; composer and playwright Sandy Wilson, 77; writer and comedienne Victoria Wood, 48.
When we really think about it, a business shares many qualities with a successful sporting team but by leaving the rules behind and taking an innovative approach to any obstacles that may come your way, business can be rife with opportunities for the lateral thinker who can create new and exciting ways to deliver the products and service for their customers.
What the commune had given him was an ability to be an innovative, lateral thinker, able to negotiate well with people.
The world's foremost creative and lateral thinker, Edward de Bono, will present his Maximising Creativity and Lateral Thinking to Deliver Strategic Success programme, live and in person in the Kingdom of Bahrain on June 1, 2008.
THE creative mind behind Liverpool-based advertising agency Kaleidoscope, Mike Edwards is a bit of a lateral thinker.
Hypnotic, one of two odds-on winners Sanders rode for Sir Mark Prescott, looked the star of the treble, and his thoroughly convincing two-and-a-half length defeat of Lateral Thinker off top weight suggests he is ready for a step up to Listed grade or possibly a Group 3.
Since then Scott and Marty have extended their range to include FridgedeBono, a version of lateral thinker Edward de Bono's classic L-Game, and FridgeFinger, a kind of Twister played with your hands.
Birthdays: Dutch footballer Dennis Bergkamp, 31; lateral thinker Dr Edward de Bono, 67; pioneer British disc jockey David Jacobs, 74; actor James Fox, 61; television presenter Robert Kilroy-Silk, 58; organ maker Noel Mander, 88; guitarist and singer Pete Townshend, 54; composer and playwright Sandy Wilson, 76; writer and comedienne Victoria Wood, 47.
It was essentially an administrative mess that needed untangling following the Robert Maxwell saga and although he admits he knew little about pensions, an impartial lateral thinker was required to "hammer the systems into place" and help design a new regulator.
And for the extra yards here, we are looking for a creative lateral thinker, who will also roll up their sleeves on day-to-day financial matters.
He opened his account on Lateral Thinker (9-4) for Jamie Osborne in the seller, followed up on the Peter Harris-trained Albavilla (5-1) in the 14-furlong handicap and completed his trio on Ed Dunlop's Gentleman's Deal (7-4) in a handicap over nine and a half furlongs.
50:CUPID'S GLORY (71)hasthe call from Scrooby Baby (69) and Lateral Thinker (69).
May not be the most straightforward ride, but failed by only a head behind Lateral Thinker in a stronger-looking event at Lingfield eight days ago.