The answer to last week's question is. Q: Which country does not belong in this group - Nigeria, Angola, Italy, Ireland & Germany? A: Ireland to be sure, it's the only country not in the same time-zone as the others. This week's ...
November 16, 2018Frank Connolly
The number of our interventions, projects and programmes that go pear-shaped in one way or another is substantial. Rarely if ever, do we see projects come in on time, on budget or achieve everything promised. This is rarely acknowledged ...
November 8, 2018Frank Connolly
The answer to last week's question is. Q: Which animal does not belong in this group – Bull, Fish, Lion, Giraffe & Crab? A: The Giraffe, the others are all signs of the zodiac. This week's lateral thinking challenge is. Q: ...
November 2, 2018Frank Connolly
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 ...
October 26, 2018Frank Connolly
The answer to last week's question is. Q: One of the world's capital cities spends far less (both in total and as a proportion of its budget) than other capital cities on a service which is usually considered absolutely essential. What city ...
October 26, 2018Frank Connolly
The answer to last week's question is. Q: Why did a famous statesman and world leader stand up in front of a large crowd and say, very seriously “I am a jam doughnut”? A: Pres J.F.Kennedy said this whilst trying express ...
October 19, 2018Frank Connolly
The answer to last week's challenge is. Q: During a medical examination, Jerry’s blood pressure was found to be 3 x that of a normal healthy person. Yet, Jerry’s Doctor was not too concerned. Why not? A: Jerry is a Giraffe. ...
October 12, 2018Frank Connolly
The answer to last week's challenge is. Q: In a famous tourist destination the local authorities have made the price of electricity higher in order to increase tourism. Why? A: Niagara Falls, where the water could be diverted for hydro ...
September 28, 2018Frank Connolly
The answer to last week's challenge is. Q: A dead person’s soul comes to a crossroads: one way leads to heaven, the other to hell. There is no road sign to tell the soul which is which. Guards stand at the beginning ...
August 10, 2018Frank Connolly
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. ...
August 2, 2018Frank Connolly
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 ...
June 22, 2018Frank Connolly
Six Thinking Hats® Public Training Day in the Sydney CBD on September 5, 2018 . How much would it be worth to your organisation if you could run meetings and communication 30-40% faster than you do now ? If your people ...
June 19, 2018Frank Connolly
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 ...
May 24, 2018Frank Connolly