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 ...
February 16, 2018Frank Connolly
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 ...
February 9, 2018Frank Connolly
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 ...
February 7, 2017Frank Connolly
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 ...
March 20, 2016Frank Connolly
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 ...
November 4, 2015Frank Connolly
People and organisations are seeking improvement and quality across many areas except that which is the most important - the quality of the way we think. If we improve the quality of our thinking the quality ...
January 1, 2011Frank Connolly
Lateral thinking is a way of breaking existing and predictable patterns of thought so that new perspectives, new concepts and new ideas can emerge. The complexity of ...
December 26, 2010Frank Connolly
The most common mistakes we make in our thinking are in the way we perceive the world around us. By and large our logic is quite sound but two people can look at ...
December 23, 2010Frank Connolly
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 ...
October 26, 2010Frank Connolly
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 ...
July 6, 2010Frank Connolly
It has always been frustrating how these two words have been ill-defined and interchanged in the workplace. The confusion over their definitions has added to the cynicism with which they are greeted and acts as an impediment to their beneficial application. While differing contexts and ...
July 6, 2010Frank Connolly
Thinking is the ultimate human resource but how much effort do we put into developing it, nurturing it and using it to its fullest potential? People, communities and organisations are seeking improvement and quality in ...
October 3, 2009Frank Connolly