Description: What does it take to succeed in today’s competitive world? Is it luck? Talent? Why do some people emerge as successful while others – who seem to work just as hard – never make it? Are special skills required?
Tactics is based upon fifty interviews conducted for the book with men and women who have been outstandingly successful in a variety of fields. With his usual perceptiveness Edward de Bono, one of the great revolutionary thinkers of our time, analyses their different paths to success, revealing that underneath their different styles and their greatly different personal qualities are a small number characteristics which are common to all successful people.
Contents: Part I Success • Styles and characteristics of success • What stimulates success • How far is success within our control • Part II Prepare for success • Part III Make it a success • Strategy • Decision-Making • Opportunity • Risk • Strategy for people as resources • Tactical play • Epilogue
About the Author: Edward De Bono is regarded as the leading international authority in conceptual and creative thinking and in the teaching of thinking as a skill. He originated the term ‘lateral thinking’ and is well known for the deliberate creative techniques associated with it and for the powerful Six Hats method. His instruction has been sought by governments and corporations throughout the world. He designed and runs the CoRT Thinking Programme, which is internationally the most widely used method for the teaching of thinking in schools.
Edward de Bono has written 70 books, is published in 34 languages and has made two television series. He was a Rhodes Scholar at Oxford, and has also held appointments at the universities of Cambridge, London and Harvard.
Target Audience: This book provides the lessons for anyone seeking success in their lives.