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Textbook of Wisdom: Shortcuts to Becoming Wiser Than Your Years

Trade Paperback
Recommended Price 
May 2019
About the book: 
Wisdom comes with living a long life, full of rich experiences and can’t be learnt, right? Wrong.
In the Textbook of Wisdom  bestselling author Edward De Bono (Lateral Thinking, Serious Creativity) explains how you do not have to have lived forever to benefit from the experience of those who have. Full of thinking tools guidelines and principles this ‘textbook’ encourages the use of values and emotions to guide you through life without allowing them to enslave you.
Split into short, digestible sections perfect for grazing rather than devouring, Textbook of Wisdom is perfectly designed so you can return again and again, mining for wise words to carry through life that will open your mind to creativity and new possibilities.
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