The answer to last week's challenge is Q: As I left the reptile house at the zoo I felt something move in my pocket. I put my hand in and discovered something with no legs and several teeth. Once over my ...
January 10, 2020Frank Connolly
The answer to last week's challenge is Q: A woman has three daughters who in turn, each have three daughters. If they all get together in one room, how many pairs of Grandmothers and Grand-Daughters are there? A: There are ...
January 3, 2020Frank Connolly
The answer to last week's challenge is Q: What weighs virtually nothing but is impossible to hold for half an hour? A: Your breath. This week's thinking challenge is: Q: A woman has three daughters who in turn, each have three ...
December 27, 2019Frank Connolly
The answer to last week's challenge is Q: A sphere has three, a circle has two, but a point hasn't got any. What? A: Dimension. A point is a place, it has no form. This week's thinking challenge is: Q: What ...
December 20, 2019Frank Connolly
The answer to last week's challenge is Q: What famous expression does this represent? 100S549A3 100F4E621T 0028Y2167 A: SAFETY IN NUMBERS. This week's thinking challenge is: Q: A sphere has three, a circle has two, but a point hasn't got any. ...
December 13, 2019Frank Connolly
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?...
December 6, 2019Frank Connolly
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....
March 3, 2019Frank Connolly
The number of our interventions, projects and programmes that go pear-shaped in one way or another is substantial. Rarely if ever, do we see projects come in on time, on budget or achieve everything promised. This is rarely acknowledged ...
November 8, 2018Frank Connolly
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 ...
October 26, 2018Frank Connolly
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 ...
June 19, 2018Frank Connolly
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. They are in ...
January 10, 2018Frank Connolly
Don't get upset, but if you are like me and most people on the planet ... You are not that rational. Like it or not, we are emotional beings plagued with unconscious biases and we make our decisions based ...
March 2, 2017Frank Connolly
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 ...
July 3, 2015Frank Connolly
The most common mistakes we make in our thinking are in the way we perceive the world around us. By and large our logic is quite sound but two people can look at ...
December 23, 2010Frank Connolly
The Direct Attention Thinking Tools (DATT) make up a suite of tools for directing attention and helping to develop a broader and more inclusive view of a given topic. If we wait for things to come to our attention will will miss things and notice ...
January 6, 2010Frank Connolly