How do we move from talking Innovation, to doing Innovation? Organisations are attempting to do more with less in a sustainable ...
Last year Think Quick facilitated an X Teams programme on behalf of the Hargraves Institute for the Department of Sustainability & Environment. Now the Victorian Public Service Continuous Improvement and Innovation Network (VPSCIIN) is about to sponsor an X Teams programme open to all ...
May 23, 2013Frank Connolly
How well do your people think? Given that everything we do starts with some form of thought, I wonder why we don't pay any real attention to this when we seek to develop our people? When discussing "thinking" I like to use the metaphor ...
November 2, 2012Frank Connolly
One of the great difficulties in Government is that ...
October 15, 2012Frank Connolly
Think Quick has just released its new A3 brochure. Organisations that would like to receive copies of the brochure can contact us here and leave your contact ...
September 5, 2012Frank Connolly
Much has been made of the need for more innovative and sustainable approaches in recent times. Despite understanding the absolute need for such, many struggle to break free from those day to day procedures ...
September 5, 2012Frank Connolly
Recent trips to Malaysia and Thailand are starting to convince me that Australia as we have known it is gone and is soon to be consumed by South East Asia. Now that sounds a bit threatening on one hand but ...
June 9, 2011Frank Connolly
"A huge thanks for what was hands down the best and most practical training I have ever done. As a mediator I ...
March 22, 2011Frank Connolly
I've just been fortunate enough to spend some time in Bangkok teaching Lateral Thinking on behalf of the deBono Institute to a combined group of Thai and Indonesian staff from Exxon-Mobil. I promised the students that I would ...
March 21, 2011Frank Connolly
People and organisations are seeking improvement and quality across many areas except that which is the most important - the quality of the way we think. If we improve the quality of our thinking the quality ...
January 1, 2011Frank Connolly
Lateral thinking is a way of breaking existing and predictable patterns of thought so that new perspectives, new concepts and new ideas can emerge. The complexity of ...
December 26, 2010Frank Connolly
The most common mistakes we make in our thinking are in the way we perceive the world around us. By and large our logic is quite sound but two people can look at ...
December 23, 2010Frank Connolly
One of the questions I take some pleasure in asking when training is "Who has wasted their time in a meeting that had no focus and few, if any, outcomes in recent times?" Invariably 90% of all ...
October 26, 2010Frank Connolly
Think Quick, in conjunction with Humour Australia and Absolutely Positive are pleased to announce the first of a unique set of learning opportunities designed to provide participants with a range of take-away tools and thinking ...
October 12, 2010Frank Connolly
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 ...
April 19, 2010Frank Connolly
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 ...
January 6, 2010Frank Connolly
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 ...
October 3, 2009Frank Connolly