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Jul2018

Mental Floss 48

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      The answer to last week's challenge is. Q: There are three light switches in a room. You can do what you want with them and then go into the next room where there are three light bulbs. How can you identify the ... Read More
July 13, 2018Frank Connolly

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Jul2018

Mental Floss 47

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        The answer to last week's challenge is. Q:How can you tie a knot in a piece of string without letting go of either end? A: Pick up the string with both arms folded and then unfold your arms. This week's Mental Floss ... Read More
July 6, 2018Frank Connolly

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Jun2018

Mental Floss 46

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        The answer to last week's challenge is. Q: A woman is alone on a deserted island without any food or water or any prospect of a ship passing by, but she does not fear for her life. Why not? A: The ... Read More
June 29, 2018Frank Connolly

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Jun2018
Six Thinking Hats®  Training Day in the Melbourne CBD on  Friday August 31 . How much would it be worth to your organisation if you could run meetings and communication 30% faster than you do now ? If your people have ... Read More
June 22, 2018Frank Connolly

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Jun2018

Mental Floss 45

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          The answer to last week's question is. Q: A man was traveling across country carrying a fox, a duck and a bag of corn when he came to a river. There was a small boat in which he could ferry only one ... Read More
June 22, 2018Frank Connolly

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Jun2018
            We are very pleased to announce that we will be conducting a certification course in the Six Thinking Hats this September. This certification will both skill and authorise participants as official Six Thinking Hats trainers who will then be eligible to conduct ... Read More
June 19, 2018Frank Connolly

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Jun2018

Mental Floss 44

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        The answer to last week's challenge is. Q: She died and went to heaven. There were 1000’s of people there, all naked and looking as they had at age 21. She looked around to see if there was anyone she recognised and ... Read More
June 15, 2018Frank Connolly

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Jun2018

Mental Floss 43

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        The answer to last week's challenge is. Q: There are two plastic jugs filled with water. How could you put all of the water from the jugs into a barrel, without using any jugs or dividers, and still tell which water came ... Read More
June 8, 2018Frank Connolly

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Jun2018

Mental Floss 42

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          The answer to last week's challenge is. Q: A man is found dead in the Arctic with a pack on his back. How did he die? A: It was a pack of wolves on his back. This week's Mental Floss challenge is.... Read More
June 1, 2018Frank Connolly

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May2018
        Over the coming months we will be scheduling a number of training sessions that will include Public Workshops in Edward de Bono's The Six Thinking Hats In Sydney, Melbourne and Perth. We will also be conducting an accreditation process for those ... Read More
May 31, 2018Frank Connolly

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May2018

Mental Floss 41

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      Last week's answer is. Q: There are ten socks of each of the following colours in a drawer: Blue, Green, Red, Yellow and White, a total of 50 socks. If the socks are randomly distributed in the drawer (i.e. not in ... Read More
May 24, 2018Frank Connolly

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May2018

Mental Floss 40

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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

Mental Floss 38

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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

Mental Floss 37

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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

Mental Floss 36

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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

Mental Floss 35

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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

Mental Floss 34

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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

Mental Floss 33

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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

Mental Floss 32

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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