Book: Reflections

Reflections - bringing attention to your daily life by Désirée Steinmann

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Test Your Creativity

(from the book "De Bono's Thinking Course" by Edward de Bono)


Imagine a glass of water on a table in front of you. Your task is now to empty the glass without breaking it or tipping it over..

How many solutions to you find? Think first yourself and write your ideas down, before you read on!




  • suck the water up
  • pump the water down with a tube
  • blow the water out
  • put washing powder in the water and let it bubble out
  • boil the water and let it evaporate
  • freeze the water and then take it out
  • use a sponge or napkin to collect the water
  • spin the glass very fast
  • fill the glass with sand, stones or other things to push the water out
  • let the water run into a balloon and then take it out ...
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