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Oct2017
Join us on Dec 6 in Melbourne for our training in the Six Thinking Hats® conducted by a de Bono Master Trainer. Register Here!
October 13, 2017Frank Connolly

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Oct2017

Mental Floss 10

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        The answer to last week's Mental Floss. Q: Arthur goes to the Doctor and asks the Dr to give him an all over check up. He says "I feel extreme pain whenever I prod any part of my body. Each time the ... Read More
October 13, 2017Frank Connolly

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Oct2017

Mental Floss 9

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        The answer to last week's thinking challenge. Q: A woman had two sons who were born on the same hour of the same day of the same year. But they were not twins. How could this be? A: A third child ... Read More
October 6, 2017Frank Connolly

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Sep2017

Mental Floss 8

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        The answer to last week's lateral thinking challenge. Q: Jason is lying dead. He has a metal bar across his back and some food in front of him. How did he die? A: Jason is a mouse caught in a mouse ... Read More
September 29, 2017Frank Connolly

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Sep2017

Mental Floss 7

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        The answer to last week's Lateral Thinking challenge. Q: A painter was painting using an ordinary paintbrush. Something startled him, he dropped the brush and it fell on the ceiling, not the floor. How could this be? A: The painter was ... Read More
September 22, 2017Frank Connolly

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Sep2017
We are excited to announce we will be conducting a Six Thinking Hats® Public Training Day in the Melbourne CBD on Wednesday December 6th. The Six Thinking Hats® are a marquee organisational development tool. The "Hats" are a comprehensive methodology that ... Read More
September 18, 2017Frank Connolly

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Sep2017

Mental Floss 6

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        The answer to last week's Mental Floss challenge. Q: An Arab Sheikh tells his two sons that they must race their two camels to a distant city to see who will inherit his fortune. The one whose camel arrives last will win. ... Read More
September 15, 2017Frank Connolly

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Sep2017

Mental Floss 5

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        Last week's thinking challenge was ... Q: An aircraft crashed and every single person on board died. Yet ... two people do survive. How could this be?  A: The two that survived were married ... Read More
September 8, 2017Frank Connolly

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Sep2017

Mental Floss 4

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            The answer to last week's Mental Floss. Q: A mountaineer climbs Mt Everest for the very first time. He hires a couple of sherpa guides and heads on up the mountain. Half way up, one of the guides falls into a deep ... Read More
September 1, 2017Frank Connolly

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Aug2017

Mental Floss 3

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        The answer to last week's Mental Floss problem: Q: A perfectly preserved vehicle lies at the bottom of the sea. It is worth tens of millions of dollars. However, no one will attempt to salvage it. Why not? A: ... Read More
August 25, 2017Frank Connolly

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Aug2017

Mental Floss 2

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        The answer to last week's mental floss problem: Q: There is a cabin on the top of a mountain. Inside the cabin are four dead people. All of the cabin doors are locked from the inside. What might have happened?... Read More
August 18, 2017Frank Connolly

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Aug2017

Mental Floss 1

              Time for a lateral thinking challenge! Often it's beneficial to temporarily remove our thoughts from the day-to-day grind and give our brains some brief respite. Like teeth, the brain requires a bit of flossing every now and then. Every time ... Read More
August 14, 2017Frank Connolly

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Feb2017
        We are excited to announce we will be conducting a Six Thinking Hats Public Workshop in Melbourne next month on behalf of Chalmers International, the official deBono Training Distributors for Australia and New Zealand. The Six thinking Hats are a marquee organisational development tool. It is a comprehensive methodology that ... Read More
February 7, 2017Frank Connolly

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Mar2016
Does your organisation need new ideas to survive and thrive into the future? Do you need to become "unstuck"? Lateral Thinking is the pathway to Innovation! If so train your staff to think laterally. This two-day Lateral ... Read More
March 20, 2016Frank Connolly

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Mar2016
We will be conducting a Six Thinking Hats Public Workshop in Perth on June 2 next year on behalf of Chalmers International, the Official deBono Training Distributors for Australia and New Zealand. People and organisations are seeking improvement and quality across many ... Read More
March 10, 2016Frank Connolly

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Nov2015
  Do you need to see new possibilities going forward? Does your organisation need new ideas to take best advantage of your opportunities? Do you need to become "unstuck"? If so train your staff to think laterally. This ... Read More
November 4, 2015Frank Connolly

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Jul2015
This is the second part of a 3 part post on why innovation is so difficult to enact in the Public Sector.  Part 1 can be found here: Barriers to Public Sector Innovation Part 1. I've ... Read More
July 3, 2015Frank Connolly

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Apr2015
We will be conducting a Six Thinking Hats Public Workshop in Sydney on July 28 this year on behalf of Chalmers International, the Official deBono Training Distributors for Australia and New Zealand. People and organisations are seeking ... Read More
April 17, 2015Frank Connolly

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Apr2015
Is your business stuck with issues that are blocking your progress? Is non-stop problem solving blocking you from exploring current and future opportunities? What can you do to address the blockages? Contact ... Read More
April 8, 2015Frank Connolly

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Feb2015
Do you keep hitting brick walls with issues that just won't go away? Try thinking differently to see them from new perspectives. If we move our focus from only trying to fix our problems to fixing the ways ... Read More
February 15, 2015Frank Connolly