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Oct2019
          Diversity of opinion is divisive. I can't recall a time when our views have been so polarised and so prone to induce negative reactions from those with alternate opinions. Even debate it seems is being discarded as antagonism rather than reasoned discussion. Now ... Read More
October 24, 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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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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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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Aug2018

The Intelligence Trap

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                  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. ... Read More
August 2, 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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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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Jun2018
            We are very pleased to announce that we will be conducting a certification course in the Six Thinking Hats this September. This certification will both skill and authorise participants as official Six Thinking Hats trainers who will then be eligible to conduct ... Read More
June 19, 2018Frank Connolly

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Jun2018
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 ... Read More
June 19, 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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Sep2017
We are excited to announce we will be conducting a Six Thinking Hats® Public Training Day in the Melbourne CBD on Wednesday December 6th. The Six Thinking Hats® are a marquee organisational development tool. The "Hats" are a comprehensive methodology that ... Read More
September 18, 2017Frank 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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Nov2015
We will be conducting a Six Thinking Hats Public Workshop in Melbourne on Feb 19 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 ... Read More
November 4, 2015Frank Connolly

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Jul2015
                  This is the second part of a 3 part post on why innovation is so difficult to enact in the Public Sector.  Part 1 can be found here: Barriers to Public Sector Innovation ... Read More
July 3, 2015Frank Connolly