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Dec2017

Mental Floss 18

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          The answer to last week's challenge is. Q: A man staggers out of a pub under the influence. Everything he is wearing is black, including a ski mask as it is very cold. He is walking down the middle of ... Read More
December 8, 2017Frank Connolly

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Dec2017

Mental Floss 17

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            The answer to last week's challenge is. Q: You are inside a perfectly cubical room where each wall, the ceiling and the floor are mirrors. There is nothing else in the room. How many reflections can you see if you're facing in ... Read More
December 1, 2017Frank Connolly

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Nov2017

Mental Floss 16

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        The answer to last week's Mental Floss is. Q: How can you build pig pens so that you can put nine pigs in four pens so that each pen has an odd number of pigs? A: Put three pigs in each ... Read More
November 24, 2017Frank Connolly

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Nov2017

Mental Floss 15

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            The answer to last week's challenge is. Q: If you put a coin in an empty bottle and insert a cork into the neck of the bottle, how can you remove the coin without taking out the cork or breaking the ... Read More
November 17, 2017Frank Connolly

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Nov2017

Mental Floss 14

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            The answer to last week's challenge is. Q: Professor Frink was trekking through a remote jungle when captured by logic-loving cannibals. He was brought before the Chief and told, "You may now speak your last words. If your statement is ... Read More
November 10, 2017Frank Connolly

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Oct2017

Mental Floss 12

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            The answer to last week's Lateral Thinking challenge was. Q: A man hijacks an aircraft transporting both passengers and valuable cargo. After taking the cargo, the man demands two parachutes, puts one of them on and then jumps leaving the other behind. ... Read More
October 27, 2017Frank Connolly

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Oct2017

Mental Floss 11

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        The answer to last week's challenge was. Q: A woman left her flat to go to work. Upon her return at the end of the day she discovered her flat has been broken into. The thieves have taken everything except ... Read More
October 20, 2017Frank Connolly

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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
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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Mar2017
                  Don't get upset, but if you are like me and most people on the planet ... You are not that rational. Like it or not, we are emotional beings plagued with unconscious biases and we make our decisions based ... Read More
March 2, 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