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Interesting facts about Dr Edward de Bono

  • Dr de Bono was asked to open the first ever Pentagon meeting on creativity.
  • In Venezuela, by law, all school children must spend an hour a week on his programmes.
  • The late Lord Mountbatten once invited Dr de Bono to talk to all his admirals.
  • He has been invited to lecture in 52 countries around the world.
  • The term 'Lateral Thinking™' was introduced by Edward de Bono.
  • In 1995 the Malta Government awarded Edward de Bono the 'Order of Merit'. This is the highest award available and is limited to only twenty living persons.
  • Dr de Bono has made two TV series: de Bono's Course in Thinking (BBC) and The Greatest Thinkers (WDR, Germany).
  • The book by Edward de Bono, 'I am Right, You are Wrong', has forewords by three Nobel laureates.