lateral thinking

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lateral thinking

a way of solving problems by rejecting traditional methods and employing unorthodox and apparently illogical means
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The lateral thinker seeks to obtain inspirations from other domains than their own and hunts for ideas in unusual places.
A lateral thinker can deal effectively with this type of information.
It helps them be more self-reliant and more of a lateral thinker in terms of how to fix problems and how to work on things; so it helps all the way around.
Merton's reputation as a lateral thinker is only enhanced when he reveals his own choices to go into the dreaded room include Mars and nitrogen.
He's a keen lateral thinker and will bring added insight and intelligence to our strategic planning.
Cesareo is a lateral thinker, and some of his reflections are suggestive.
Joel is a creative and lateral thinker who is big on talent and ideas," said Greg Banks of Javelin Direct.
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 this potential lucrative new market, business can be rife with opportunities for the lateral thinker who can create new and exciting ways to deliver their products and services and really give their business a sporting chance.
And he was a great guy to be able to bounce ideas off because he was a lateral thinker himself.
The bonkers gonzoid mind ofWales' premiere lateral thinker has shaped some of the most surreally intriguing sounds of the last decade.
Operational flexibility and corporate flexibility are the only ways gulf companies can compete with india and china, says lateral thinker edward de bono