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Dec2019

Mental Floss 121

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            The answer to last week's challenge is Q: I bumped into my long-lost Uncle from Ireland in the street. I'd never met him, never seen his picture or even heard a description of him. Yet, I recognised him immediately. How?... Read More
December 6, 2019Frank Connolly

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Nov2019

Mental Floss 118

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              The answer to last week's challenge is: Q: In a pig sty, each of the sows can see an equal number of sows and male pigs, but each male pig sees twice as many sows as male pigs. How many pigs are ... Read More
November 15, 2019Frank Connolly

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Oct2019

Mental Floss 115

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          The answer to last week's challenge is: Q: I am on Earth, but I'm not within a time zone, nor am I between two time zones. Where am I? A: I am standing on one of the poles. This week's thinking challenge ... Read More
October 25, 2019Frank Connolly

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Oct2019

Mental Floss 112

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          The answer to last week's challenge is: Q: What object can you cut clean through and be left with one object with two ends? A: Any kind of loop. This week's thinking challenge is: Q: Is this correct or incorrect? The ... Read More
October 4, 2019Frank Connolly

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Sep2019

Mental Floss 110

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          The answer to last week's challenge is: Q: I have two money boxes that are exactly the same size along with two types of coin. The small coins are solid gold and are worth $10.00. The larger coins are twice the ... Read More
September 20, 2019Frank Connolly

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Sep2019

Mental Floss 109

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          The answer to last week's challenge is Q: Which of the following is the odd one out and why? EGG, FISH, TABLE, FOUNDATION, BET. A: Fish. You can't lay a fish. This week's thinking challenge is: Q: I have two ... Read More
September 13, 2019Frank Connolly

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Sep2019
              A show of hands please .... "Who has wasted time in a meeting recently"? It's a rhetorical question of course, but when we ask this within any organisation virtually everyone in the room will raise their hands and a ripple of ... Read More
September 12, 2019Frank Connolly

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Sep2019

Think Well & Prosper

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          We've all heard this quotation from Albert Einstein, we all know it to be absolutely true yet, too often we persist with the same old thinking. There are many ways to upgrade and turbo-charge your thinking and here is one of many ... Read More
September 2, 2019Frank Connolly

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Aug2019
        Click Here to Register!         The best way to improve performance and the bottom line is to improve the way we think.  At a time when the World Economic Forum tells ... Read More
August 20, 2019Frank Connolly

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Aug2019
                    Click Here to register!         According to the World Economic forum the 3 skills that will be in most demand in the workplace in 2020 will be: A) Creative ... Read More
August 20, 2019Frank Connolly

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May2019
                  For our Middle-Eastern colleagues we will be in the UAE in July and holding  3 day session in Creative Thinking & Complex Problem Solving. This 3 day interactive course day will provide participants with tools and end-to-end processes incorporating a ... Read More
May 27, 2019Frank Connolly

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May2019
According to the World Economic forum the 3 skills that will be in most demand in the workplace in 2020 will be A) Creative thinking, B) Critical thinking and C) the ability to address ... Read More
May 6, 2019Frank Connolly

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Mar2019
                        According to the World Economic Forum the skill set required to not only survive, but to thrive in 2020 will be different to what is required now. Three crucial skill areas have worked their way to the top of the list.... Read More
March 3, 2019Frank Connolly

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Feb2019
            It is acknowledged that Complex Problem Solving, Critical Thinking & Creativity are the top 3 skill sets required in the workplace in 2020. Yet how many organisations will be sufficiently skilled to address and take advantage of that need? An all too ... Read More
February 8, 2019Frank Connolly

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Nov2018

Stepping into the fog

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            Many smart and confident people will tell us what is coming at us from the future and sometimes they will be right, however the reality is that a very healthy percentage of the future is unpredictable. We can foresee and guess many aspects, ... Read More
November 9, 2018Frank Connolly

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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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Aug2018
                  Everything we do is proceeded with some form of thought, yet we tend to focus on the resulting action and spare little attention to the thinking driving our action when developing our staff. When discussing thinking I like to use the metaphor ... Read More
August 16, 2018Frank Connolly

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Jul2018
                  Our upcoming training dates for the Six Thinking Hats have now been finalised for Canberra, Sydney & Melbourne. These will include one day courses for facilitators and anyone wishing to improve the thinking in their workplace and three day certification courses for ... Read More
July 30, 2018Frank Connolly

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Jul2018
              One of the most common questions I put to groups from any sector is; "Hands up those who have wasted time in a meeting recently"?  I have never had less than 90% of attendees put ... Read More
July 26, 2018Frank Connolly

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Jul2018
Six Thinking Hats® Public Training Day in Civic, Canberra on  October 17, 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 have never ... Read More
July 20, 2018Frank Connolly