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Oct2018
                Edward de Bono's Six Thinking Hats®  Training Day in the Melbourne CBD on  Friday December 14 . How much would it be worth to your organisation if you could run meetings and communication 30% faster than you do now ? If ... Read More
October 26, 2018Frank Connolly

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Oct2018

Mental Floss 60

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          The answer to last week's challenge is. Q: Why would an organisation spend tens of millions of dollars to find something that costs only a few thousand dollars? A: The sought after object would be the Black Box Flight Recorder in ... Read More
October 5, 2018Frank Connolly

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Feb2018

Mental Floss 27

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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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Jul2015
This is the second part of a 3 part post on why innovation is so difficult to enact in the Public Sector.  Part 1 can be found here: Barriers to Public Sector Innovation Part 1. I've ... Read More
July 3, 2015Frank Connolly

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Sep2013
How do we move from talking Innovation, to doing Innovation? Organisations are attempting to do more with less in a sustainable ... Read More
September 26, 2013Frank Connolly

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Feb2012
February 6, 2012Frank Connolly

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Oct2010
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 ... Read More
October 26, 2010Frank Connolly

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Oct2010
Think Quick, in conjunction with Humour Australia and Absolutely Positive are pleased to announce the first of a unique set of learning opportunities designed to provide participants with a range of take-away tools and thinking ... Read More
October 12, 2010Frank Connolly

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Sep2010

The Intelligence Trap

According to Edward de Bono, we all run the risk of falling into the "intelligence trap." It is assumed that intelligence goes hand in hand with thinking. Too often however, intelligent people are in danger of becoming poor thinkers. They ... Read More
September 21, 2010Frank Connolly

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Jul2010
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 ... Read More
July 6, 2010Frank Connolly

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Jul2010
              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 in organisations and acts as a barrier to their ... Read More
July 6, 2010Frank Connolly

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Apr2010

Complex Facilitation

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At Think Quick we don’t simply assist with your issues, we help build your capacity to solve your own. We provide new perspectives and new means of looking at your organisational issues so that appropriate and sustainable action can be designed in-house ... Read More
April 20, 2010Frank Connolly

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Jan2010
The Direct Attention Thinking Tools (DATT) make up a suite of tools for directing attention and helping to develop a broader and more inclusive view of a given topic. If we wait for things to come to our attention will will miss things and notice ... Read More
January 6, 2010Frank Connolly

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Oct2009
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 ... Read More
October 3, 2009Frank Connolly