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Sep2010
According to Edward de Bono, we all run the risk of falling into the "intelligence trap." It is assumed that intelligence goes hand in hand with thinking. Often however, intelligent people are in danger of becoming poor thinkers. ... Read More
September 21, 2010Frank Connolly

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Jul2010
Wikipedia defines a buzzword as "a word that has begun to be used in the wider society outside of its original context by nonspecialists who use the term vaguely or imprecisely. Labelling a term a "buzzword" often pejoratively ... Read More
July 6, 2010Frank Connolly

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Jul2010
It has always been frustrating how these two words have been ill-defined and interchanged in the workplace. The confusion over their definitions has added to the cynicism with which they are greeted and acts as an impediment to their beneficial application. While differing contexts and ... Read More
July 6, 2010Frank Connolly

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Jul2010
I have just read "Bouncing back with Changes" by psychologist and former Treasury & Finance - Director of People & Culture, Tony Vickers-Wilis. Given an ongoing interest in positive psychology and a disappointment with the often overly theoretical training offerings we get in this ... Read More
July 5, 2010Frank Connolly

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Apr2010
At Think Quick we don’t simply assist with your issues, we help build your capacity to solve your own. We provide new perspectives and new means of looking at your organisational issues so that appropriate and sustainable action can be designed in-house ... Read More
April 20, 2010Frank Connolly

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Apr2010
The Practical Leadership training is for leaders who have the power to influence their environment and the desire to shape high performing and positively focused teams. This full day course has been designed to show participants how to use positive and performance psychology ... Read More
April 19, 2010Frank Connolly

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Jan2010
The Direct Attention Thinking Tools (DATT) make up a suite of tools for directing attention and helping to develop a broader and more inclusive view of a given topic. If we wait for things to come to our attention will will miss things and notice ... Read More
January 6, 2010Frank Connolly

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Oct2009
Remember that old quote about those who fail to learn from the mistakes of history are forever doomed to repeat them? I just finished listening to a series of four podcasts on the war on the Eastern front during WW2 which has quite literally blown ... Read More
October 21, 2009Frank Connolly

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Oct2009
This week I had the pleasure of presenting at the annual ACT KM conference in Canberra. The two day event was as diverse as one could have hoped with an eclectic array of presentations which is indicative I think of one of two things: 1) KM ... Read More
October 14, 2009Frank Connolly

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Oct2009
Lateral thinking is a term invented by Edward de Bono which describes thinking that uses specific techniques for developing new ideas through changing concepts and perceptions through using formal thinking tools. A lateral thinking solution to a problem is often described as coming from ... Read More
October 3, 2009Frank Connolly

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Oct2009
Thinking is the ultimate human resource but how much effort do we put into developing it, nurturing it and using it to its fullest potential? People, communities and organisations are seeking improvement and quality in ... Read More
October 3, 2009Frank Connolly

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Oct2009
This programme provides a range of practical guidelines and tools that enable people to maintain a positive and practical focus even when things around them are not quite going according to plan. The vast majority of people think that being positive and being happy are the ... Read More
October 1, 2009Frank Connolly

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Sep2008

The Think Quick! blog!

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Greetings all. Now that I've moved on from my whole of government role I'm starting to find time to put together my own blog and this is it. Think Quick! Actually when I say my own blog, I mean I'll be the ... Read More
September 22, 2008admin