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 we challenge out minds we build our grey matter’s agility and it’s capacity to create new connections, arrive at new ideas and solve problems. Thinking exercises aid in that process because the more we practice our thinking, the better our thinking becomes.
With this in mind we are going to start a weekly Mental Floss. A weekly post to provide fun thinking challenges and the opportunity to take some time out to “practice thinking”. The aim is to not only help us to think differently, but to have a bit of fun doing so.
Answers to each week’s challenge will appear the following week along with a new challenge to think about.
Now, to start I’d like to give you one of my favorites. One that many who have attended our innovation sessions will probably know the answer to ….
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?