Mental Floss 34

 

 

 

 

The answer to last week’s challenge is. Q: When you are looking for something, you always find it in the LAST place you look. There is a proven reason for this. What is it?

A: It is always the last place you look because once you have found it you stop looking.

This week’s lateral thinking challenge is.

Q: At a family reunion one man went up to another. “Father”! “Grandad”? replied the other. Neither was mistaken. Please explain …

The answer will appear next Friday along with a new lateral thinking challenge …

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.

Comments (1)

  1. Andy :

    Q: At a family reunion one man went up to another. “Father”! “Grandad”? replied the other. Neither was mistaken. Please explain …

    One of them (Father) is a priest, and his grandfather is attending church.

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