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Jan2024

Mental Floss 332

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The answer to last week’s challenge is: Q: What is as light as a feather, but even the world's strongest man cannot hold it for more than 10 minutes? A: His breath. This week’s thinking challenge is … Q: I will have ... Read More
January 4, 2024admin

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Dec2023

Mental Floss 331

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The answer to last week’s challenge is: Q: Someone learning to drive went down the one way street without breaking the law. How? A: They were walking, not driving. This week’s thinking challenge is … Q: What is as light as a ... Read More
December 29, 2023admin

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Dec2023

Mental Floss 329

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The answer to last week’s challenge is: Q: There is a chain nailed to a wall. The chain is 3 metres long and the middle of the chain dips down 1.5 metres from where each side of the chain is nailed to the ... Read More
December 15, 2023admin

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Dec2023
This post is a revisiting to something I wrote 13 years ago. I'm not seeing to much change, except perhaps for my writing having slightly improved through age and the reduction of my hyperbole. The diplomacy however has not improved ... Read More
December 11, 2023admin

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Dec2023

Mental Floss 328

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The answer to last week’s challenge is: Q: There are flowers with bees hovering over them. How many flowers and bees are there if both these statements are true? 1) If each bee lands on a flower, one bee doesn't get a flower. ... Read More
December 8, 2023admin

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May2022

Mental Floss 248

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The answer to last week’s challenge is, Q: A mountaineer climbs Mt Everest for the very first time. He hires a couple of sherpa guides and heads on up the mountain. Half way up, one of the guides falls into a deep crevasse, ... Read More
May 6, 2022admin

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Jun2021
A very sad day today with the loss of one of the world's great thinkers and teachers. Edward deBono passed away peacefully in Malta today leaving a legacy that we cannot even begin to measure. I first came across the work of Edward whilst working ... Read More
June 10, 2021admin

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May2020

Mental Floss 141

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              The answer to last week's challenge is Q: Someone has to cut a roll of ribbon into one metre lengths. It takes them 2 seconds to measure and cut a length, and the whole roll is 50 metres long. How long will ... Read More
May 1, 2020Frank Connolly

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Dec2018
December 24, 2018Frank Connolly

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Jul2018
            We are very pleased to announce that we will be conducting a certification course in the Six Thinking Hats in Canberra on October 17, 18 & 19. This certification will both skill and authorise participants as official Six Thinking Hats trainers who ... Read More
July 19, 2018Frank Connolly

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Jul2018
    Melbourne, Six Thinking Hats Training - Aug 31 - Details here Sydney, "Six Thinking Hats Training" Sept 5 - Details here Sydney, "Six Thinking Hats" Train The Trainer Certifications - Sept 5,6 ... Read More
July 12, 2018Frank Connolly

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Jul2018
        If you increased the speed of your workplace communication by 30-40% how much would that be worth to your business ? Our training focuses on helping your work team to think better and faster which is great for you and them. Faster performance equals ... Read More
July 12, 2018Frank Connolly

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Jan2018

Mental Floss 23

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            The answer to last week's challenge is. Q: A man uses a stick to strike a part of an elephant and that part soon disappears. The man is then a lot richer. How? A: The man was playing Billiards ... Read More
January 19, 2018Frank Connolly

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Nov2017

Mental Floss 13

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            The answer to last week's challenge is. Q: At a recent birthday party, Jo challenged the formidable intellect of Rupert to cut the birthday cake into the maximum number of pieces possible, using only 4 straight cuts. With little ado Rupert ... Read More
November 3, 2017Frank Connolly

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Jan2015

E-Letter 1 (2015)

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Our Think Quick E-letter which is a summary of the blog with a few extras thrown in ...
January 16, 2015Frank Connolly

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Jun2011
Many of us feel pressured by lack of time and having no head space. Although we think as hard as we can, there just isn’t enough creative juice to generate ideas and solve problems. If ... Read More
June 1, 2011Frank Connolly

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Jun2011
During this one-day short course, learn how to separate thinking into six modes and become a more objective, thorough thinker. Unlock the power of parallel thinking. Explore subjects more fully, argue less, be constructive, creative and reduce meeting time. The Six ... Read More
June 1, 2011Frank Connolly

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Mar2011
Think Quick are pleased to announce our very first public workshop training the 10 x Power of Perception, strategic thinking tools. It has been said that up to 90% of the mistakes we make are not a result ... Read More
March 22, 2011Frank Connolly

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Mar2011

Evaluating Evaluation

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Friday March 18 saw a full house at The Airlie Leadership Development Centre for training in Edward de Bono's Six Thinking Hats. Toward day's end ... Read More
March 20, 2011Frank Connolly

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Nov2010
I was chatting last week with a colleague and made reference to the KMLF and to my surprise they were unaware of what I was referring to. The Melbourne Knowledge Management Leadership Forum is a face-to-face education and ... Read More
November 20, 2010Frank Connolly