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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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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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Mar2019
                As people increasingly become politically-polarised and as a result group-think becomes more common, society is losing it's critical thinking skills. Never has the need for these skills been greater. To assist we have listed 7 key pieces of advice to improve your ... Read More
March 15, 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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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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Aug2018
              Having given some thought over the years to the way people think and interact in meetings, I have pulled together this simple model of interactive collaboration, or What is the thinking behind the behaviours that we observe in our meetings? The model ... Read More
August 7, 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
            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. Labeling a term a “buzzword” often pejoratively implies that it is ... Read More
July 25, 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

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Jun2018
Six Thinking Hats®  Training Day in the Melbourne CBD on  Friday August 31 . How much would it be worth to your organisation if you could run meetings and communication 30% faster than you do now ? If your people have ... Read More
June 22, 2018Frank Connolly

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May2018
        Over the coming months we will be scheduling a number of training sessions that will include Public Workshops in Edward de Bono's The Six Thinking Hats In Sydney, Melbourne and Perth. We will also be conducting an accreditation process for those ... Read More
May 31, 2018Frank Connolly

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Mar2016
We will be conducting a Six Thinking Hats Public Workshop in Perth on June 2 next year on behalf of Chalmers International, the Official deBono Training Distributors for Australia and New Zealand. People and organisations are seeking improvement and quality across many ... Read More
March 10, 2016Frank Connolly

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Nov2015
  Do you need to see new possibilities going forward? Does your organisation need new ideas to take best advantage of your opportunities? Do you need to become "unstuck"? If so train your staff to think laterally. This ... Read More
November 4, 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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Mar2012
There are two broad pathways to efficiency and sustainable practice. Mandated requirements to look beyond economic considerations demand that we make a concerted effort seek out new ways and means of developing efficient and sustainable business practices. The first pathway is one ... Read More
March 8, 2012Frank Connolly

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Feb2012
One of the most important things we do in organisations is interact in meetings. Yet 90% of people I speak to indicate their meetings are not as productive as they could be or worse, a waste of their ... Read More
February 29, 2012Frank Connolly

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Feb2012
As the economic climate tightens and the challenge not just to thrive but survive increases, the need for Business Efficiency has rarely been greater. Irrespective of industry type we are all going to need to do more with less, increase ... Read More
February 17, 2012Frank Connolly