I got acquainted with Edward's ideas when I was an Architecure student at the Israeli Technion. It was just an ordinary day when I discovered these books standing on an isoteric library shelf, waiting to be found like a true treasure.
It changed my whole presepective on life, creation and design. I started designing really smart projects, and published them on my blog. (http://nadavshoval.blogspot.com
One year later, during my fifth academic year, I was hired by the best architecture firm in Israel. They liked my blog.
One of my dreams is to be a qualified de Bono trainer, yet I doubt if there's a training facility here in the middle east. If there isn't - it is just about the to invent it, isn't it?