slide 1: 6 thinking hats slide 2: People using the six thinking hats method
wear the same hat at the same time.
Everyone makes a contribution to every hat.
http://debrakidd.wordpress.com/2013/09/20/in-defence-of-the-six-thinking-hats-2/ slide 3: The blue hat
Goals slide 4: Goal 1
What idea are we going to think about
How long time are we going to invest thinking
together at each thinking hat
Set goals slide 5: The yellow hat
Positive thinking slide 6: What is good about this idea
What strengths / benefits /
advantages do you see
http://www.imagebase.net/Concept/Image00030 slide 7: Think positively optimistically constructively
Focus on the good things slide 8: The 3 biggest benefits of the idea:
3. slide 9: The black hat
Critical thinking slide 10: What weaknesses / risks / barriers /
problems / disadvantages do you see slide 11: http://www.imagebase.net/Concept/Image00033-691024771 slide 12: Seek risks dangers problems of the idea
Think about why it will not work.
Look cautiously defensively and
critically at the weak points of the idea.
What could possibly go wrong / block things slide 13: The 3 biggest problems with the idea:
3. slide 14: The white hat
Facts slide 15: Look objectively / neutrally
at facts and numbers
What information do we have
What does this information tell us slide 16: What other information do we need slide 17: The green hat
Creative thinking slide 18: How can we improve the idea
What other creative solutions do you see
http://www.imagebase.net/Concept/imagebase4_38 slide 19: Think creatively and develop new ideas
See possibilities alternatives new approaches
Ask ”what if..” slide 20: The red hat
Emotional thinking slide 21: What does your heart tell
you about this idea
http://www.imagebase.net/Concept/Untitled-1-copy slide 22: What do you like about this idea
What do you hate about this idea slide 23: Adapted from
Pleasant slide 24: In a hierarchically organized culture a culture
with high power distance where everyone will
try to agree with the feelings expressed by the
manager avoid starting with the red hat.
http://www.youtube.com/watchvkd7kwcVVw3w slide 25: The blue hat
Control thinking slide 26: Make conclusions.
List results that were achieved. slide 27: Make decisions and action plans.
The moderator asks every participant
what he/she has chosen to do. slide 28: How was this thinking process for you
Please draw a line of your choice
What in particular did you like
slide 29: Sources of inspiration
De Bono Edward: Six thinking hats.