Mental Floss 102

 

 

 

 

The answer to last week’s challenge is Q: A woman has 7 children, half of them are boys. How is this possible?

A: She has all boys so the other half are boys too.

This week’s thinking challenge is …

Q: There are 20 people in an empty, square room. Each person has full sight of the entire room and everyone in it without turning his head or body, or moving in any way. Where can you place an apple so that all but one person can see it?

The answer along with a new thinking challenge, next week.

Enjoy the weekend!

 

 

 

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Frank Connolly is the Principal of “Think Quick”, a business that adds value through thinking differently. His work history covers all sectors and includes initiatives that have yielded bottom line benefit in the 10’s of millions of dollars.

Current clients range from Exxon-Mobil to Government Depts within Australia to Global NGO’s.

Much of his working life has been split between Australia, the South Pacific and Asia where he has trained and facilitated Lateral Thinking techniques, and been acknowledged by Edward de Bono as one of the foremost practitioners of the de Bono thinking methods worldwide.

Frank believes strongly that if we can improve the way we think, the actions that follow also improve.

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