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Nov2017

Mental Floss 13

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            The answer to last week's challenge is. Q: At a recent birthday party, Jo challenged the formidable intellect of Rupert to cut the birthday cake into the maximum number of pieces possible, using only 4 straight cuts. With little ado Rupert ... Read More
November 3, 2017Frank Connolly

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Jan2015

E-Letter 1 (2015)

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Our Think Quick E-letter which is a summary of the blog with a few extras thrown in ...
January 16, 2015Frank Connolly

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Jun2011
Many of us feel pressured by lack of time and having no head space. Although we think as hard as we can, there just isn’t enough creative juice to generate ideas and solve problems. If ... Read More
June 1, 2011Frank Connolly

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Jun2011
During this one-day short course, learn how to separate thinking into six modes and become a more objective, thorough thinker. Unlock the power of parallel thinking. Explore subjects more fully, argue less, be constructive, creative and reduce meeting time. The Six ... Read More
June 1, 2011Frank Connolly

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Mar2011
Think Quick are pleased to announce our very first public workshop training the 10 x Power of Perception, strategic thinking tools. It has been said that up to 90% of the mistakes we make are not a result ... Read More
March 22, 2011Frank Connolly

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Mar2011

Evaluating Evaluation

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Friday March 18 saw a full house at The Airlie Leadership Development Centre for training in Edward de Bono's Six Thinking Hats. Toward day's end ... Read More
March 20, 2011Frank Connolly

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Nov2010
I was chatting last week with a colleague and made reference to the KMLF and to my surprise they were unaware of what I was referring to. The Melbourne Knowledge Management Leadership Forum is a face-to-face education and networking ... Read More
November 20, 2010Frank Connolly

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Oct2010
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 ... Read More
October 26, 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
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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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