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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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Not all lateral thinkers, however, are scientists, mathematicians, or inventors.
She says dyslexics can also be very creative and artistic, innovative, good lateral thinkers, excellent trouble shooters and intuitive at problem solving.
He added women who tend to be more lateral thinkers are succeeding very well in this new era.
Far from being dunces with a three-second memory, researchers from Edinburgh and Oxford universities claim fish are great lateral thinkers.
Dyslexic people tend to be very creative and artistic and often good lateral thinkers and have good problem-solving skills.
They can work in difficult circumstances, and are great lateral thinkers. They constantly push the boundaries for health gain.
ONLY the lateral thinkers have had much chance of making a regular profit on the football season so far.
"There are real opportunities and some lateral thinkers will do well, but there will also be some casualties and we will start seeing them quite soon.
Lateral thinkers tend to be creative and resourceful, which helps to enhance managerial performance.
Miraculously, it turns out that what this difference is is exactly the sexist stereotype, with a positive spin put on it: Women are more loving, more sharing, more caring, more intuitive, less hierarchical, "lateral thinkers," and all this.
When you employ intelligent people like we do--chartered engineers--they are lateral thinkers and can be tempted to do things differently."
The truth is that it is the community and voluntary sector that are often the lateral thinkers and drivers of innovation, and we need to harness their expertise to engage with those who are the hardest to engage with, the most disadvantaged and the socially excluded.
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