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Nov2019

Mental Floss 116

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      The answer to last week's challenge is: Q: What mathematical symbol can you put between 2 and 3 to make the number greater than 2, but less than 3? A: A decimal point. This week's thinking challenge is: Q: They can ... Read More
November 1, 2019Frank Connolly

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Oct2019

Mental Floss 115

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          The answer to last week's challenge is: Q: I am on Earth, but I'm not within a time zone, nor am I between two time zones. Where am I? A: I am standing on one of the poles. This week's thinking challenge ... Read More
October 25, 2019Frank Connolly

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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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Oct2019

Mental Floss 114

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            The answer to last week's challenge is: Q: Which is true? One statement here is false. Two statements here are false. Three statements here are false. A: Two statements here are false. This week's thinking challenge is: Q: I am ... Read More
October 18, 2019Frank Connolly

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Oct2019

Mental Floss 113

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            The answer to last week's challenge is: Q: Is this correct or incorrect? The last man to be hung in Australia was Ronald Ryan after being found guilty of the murder of a prison officer. A: Incorrect. People are hanged, not ... Read More
October 11, 2019Frank Connolly

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Oct2019

Mental Floss 112

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          The answer to last week's challenge is: Q: What object can you cut clean through and be left with one object with two ends? A: Any kind of loop. This week's thinking challenge is: Q: Is this correct or incorrect? The ... Read More
October 4, 2019Frank Connolly

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Sep2019

Mental Floss 111

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          The answer to last week's challenge is: Q: Which one word can fill both gaps in the sentence. My _________ is _________than my wallet? A: Lighter. This week's thinking challenge is: Q: What object can you cut clean through and be ... Read More
September 27, 2019Frank Connolly

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Sep2019

Mental Floss 110

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          The answer to last week's challenge is: Q: I have two money boxes that are exactly the same size along with two types of coin. The small coins are solid gold and are worth $10.00. The larger coins are twice the ... Read More
September 20, 2019Frank Connolly

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Sep2019

Mental Floss 109

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          The answer to last week's challenge is Q: Which of the following is the odd one out and why? EGG, FISH, TABLE, FOUNDATION, BET. A: Fish. You can't lay a fish. This week's thinking challenge is: Q: I have two ... Read More
September 13, 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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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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Mar2019
                        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.... Read More
March 3, 2019Frank Connolly

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Feb2019

Mental Floss 80

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        The answer to last week's challenge is Q: Six drinking glasses stand in a row, alternating between full and empty. By handling only one glass, what can you do to end up with the first three glasses full and the second three ... Read More
February 22, 2019Frank Connolly

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Feb2019

Mental Floss 79

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              The answer to last week's question is. Q: How many hands does the clock of the tower of Big Ben have? A: Eight. Two for each of four faces. This week's lateral thinking challenge is. Q: Six drinking glasses stand in ... Read More
February 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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Feb2019

Mental Floss 78

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        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 ...... Read More
February 8, 2019Frank Connolly

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Feb2019

Mental Floss 77

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        The answer to last week's challenge is. Q: HAL 2000 is the name is the name of the famous super-computer featured in the movie “2001: A Space Odyssey”. There is a curious relationship between HAL and the computer manufacturing company IBM. Can ... Read More
February 1, 2019Frank Connolly

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Jan2019

Mental Floss 76

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          The answer to last week's question is. Q: How many triangles can be found in the diagram? A: 47. This week's thinking challenge is. Q: HAL 2000 is the name is the name of the famous super-computer featured in the movie ... Read More
January 25, 2019Frank Connolly

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Jan2019

Mental Floss 75

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          The answer to last week's question is. Q: A lady comes home from shopping. She sees hers husband who had committed suicide in the corner of the room. However she ignores him and eats some Ice-cream why? A: He died a ... Read More
January 18, 2019Frank Connolly