Mental Floss 78





The answer to last week’s lateral thinking challenge is. Q: In the diagram above, link all 9 dots using no more than 4 straight lines without lifting the pen off the paper and without tracing the same line. Answer below …

 This week’s lateral thinking challenge is.

Q: How many hands does the clock of the tower of Big Ben have?  

The answer along with another challenge next week.

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Frank Connolly is the Principal of “Think Quick”, a business that adds value through thinking differently. His work history covers all sectors and includes initiatives that have yielded bottom line benefit in the 10’s of millions of dollars.

Frank has worked across Australia, South East Asia, China, the Middle East and Africa where he has trained and facilitated multiple thinking methods and been acknowledged by Edward de Bono as one of the foremost practitioners of the de Bono thinking methods worldwide.

Frank believes strongly that if we can improve the way we think, the actions that follow also improve.


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