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May2018

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            The answer to last week's challenge is. Q: Why is it against the law for a man living in Queensland to be buried in Victoria? A: It is against the law to bury a person alive. This week's lateral thinking ... Read More
May 18, 2018Frank Connolly

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May2018

Mental Floss 39

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          The answer to last week's challenge is. Q: What is the smallest number of people you need to assemble two Uncles and two Nephews in the same place? A: Two. If two men marry each other's mothers, they automatically become half-brothers. ... Read More
May 11, 2018Frank Connolly

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May2018

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          The answer to last week's challenge is. Q: Before Mt Everest was discovered, what was the highest mountain in the world? A: Mount Everest. This week's lateral thinking challenge is. Q: What is the smallest number of people you need to ... Read More
May 4, 2018Frank Connolly

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Apr2018

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          The answer to last week's challenge is. Q: If you are walking forwards, but traveling backwards and the only motion is being provided by you (i.e. not on a train or in a river, etc) where are you? A: On a ... Read More
April 27, 2018Frank Connolly

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Apr2018

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        The answer to last week's lateral thinking challenge is. Q: A footballer bets you that they can kick a ball a certain distance, have it stop and then come directly back to him without anything or anyone else touching the ball. Can ... Read More
April 19, 2018Frank Connolly

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Apr2018

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            The answer to last week's challenge is. Q: At a family reunion one man went up to another. “Father”! “Grandad”? replied the other. Neither was mistaken. Please explain … A: The Grandson was a Priest. This week's lateral thinking challenge is.... Read More
April 13, 2018Frank Connolly

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Apr2018

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        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 ... Read More
April 6, 2018Frank Connolly

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Mar2018

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            The answer to last week's challenge is. Q: The Adelaide Coach was addressing his team after the grand final, he pointed to the Captain who had a shocker and hardly touched the ball and said "If only I had 4 players like ... Read More
March 30, 2018Frank Connolly

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Mar2018

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          The answer to last week's challenge is. Q: You are inside and half way up a very large building that has no windows or balconies, yet have an incredible view of the city around you. How is this possible? A: You ... Read More
March 23, 2018Frank Connolly

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Mar2018

Mental Floss 31

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            The answer to last week's challenge is. Q: A farmer suddenly comes across an unopened package with a dead body lying only a few away. The farmer immediately knew how the person had died. How? A: It was a parachutist whose ... Read More
March 16, 2018Frank Connolly

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Mar2018

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          The answer to last week's challenge is. Q: I often go to the police station at night and destroy many finger prints. I do not however consider myself a criminal. Who am I? A: I am the cleaner. This week's Mental Floss ... Read More
March 9, 2018Frank Connolly

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Mar2018

Mental Floss 29

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          The answer to last week's question is. Q: If an average hen’s egg is 5 cms long and weighs 300 grams, and an average peacock’s egg is exactly twice the length and 2.5 times the weight, which one has the greater circumference?... Read More
March 2, 2018Frank Connolly

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Feb2018

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        The answer to last week's challenge is. Q: A woman was being chased through the jungle by a tribe of head-hunters. She had in her possession two solid gold bars weighing 9 pounds each. She came to a rope bridge she needed ... Read More
February 23, 2018Frank Connolly

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Feb2018

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          The answer to last week's question is. Q: A vinyl record measures 32 cm across. There is a 1 cm margin around the edge and a centre label that measures 10 cm across. There are 30 grooves per/cm. How far does the ... Read More
February 16, 2018Frank Connolly

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Feb2018

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              The answer to last week's question is. Q: Two hitch-hikers were waiting for a lift, watching for passing cars. One was facing east toward the mountains, and the other facing west toward the sea. "You're looking a bit rough this morning", said ... Read More
February 9, 2018Frank Connolly

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Feb2017
        We are excited to announce we will be conducting a Six Thinking Hats Public Workshop in Melbourne next month on behalf of Chalmers International, the official deBono Training Distributors for Australia and New Zealand. The Six thinking Hats are a marquee organisational development tool. It is a comprehensive methodology that ... Read More
February 7, 2017Frank Connolly

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Mar2016
Does your organisation need new ideas to survive and thrive into the future? Do you need to become "unstuck"? Lateral Thinking is the pathway to Innovation! If so train your staff to think laterally. This two-day Lateral ... Read More
March 20, 2016Frank Connolly

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Mar2016
We will be conducting a Six Thinking Hats Public Workshop in Perth on June 2 next year on behalf of Chalmers International, the Official deBono Training Distributors for Australia and New Zealand. People and organisations are seeking improvement and quality across many ... Read More
March 10, 2016Frank Connolly

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Nov2015
  Do you need to see new possibilities going forward? Does your organisation need new ideas to take best advantage of your opportunities? Do you need to become "unstuck"? If so train your staff to think laterally. This ... Read More
November 4, 2015Frank Connolly

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Nov2015
We will be conducting a Six Thinking Hats Public Workshop in Melbourne on Feb 19 next year on behalf of Chalmers International, the Official deBono Training Distributors for Australia and New Zealand. People and organisations are seeking improvement and quality across ... Read More
November 4, 2015Frank Connolly