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May2018

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            The answer to last week's challenge is. Q: Why is it against the law for a man living in Queensland to be buried in Victoria? A: It is against the law to bury a person alive. This week's lateral thinking ... Read More
May 18, 2018Frank Connolly

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May2018

Mental Floss 39

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          The answer to last week's challenge is. Q: What is the smallest number of people you need to assemble two Uncles and two Nephews in the same place? A: Two. If two men marry each other's mothers, they automatically become half-brothers. ... Read More
May 11, 2018Frank Connolly

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May2018

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          The answer to last week's challenge is. Q: Before Mt Everest was discovered, what was the highest mountain in the world? A: Mount Everest. This week's lateral thinking challenge is. Q: What is the smallest number of people you need to ... Read More
May 4, 2018Frank Connolly

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Apr2018

Mental Floss 37

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          The answer to last week's challenge is. Q: If you are walking forwards, but traveling backwards and the only motion is being provided by you (i.e. not on a train or in a river, etc) where are you? A: On a ... Read More
April 27, 2018Frank Connolly

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Apr2018

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        The answer to last week's lateral thinking challenge is. Q: A footballer bets you that they can kick a ball a certain distance, have it stop and then come directly back to him without anything or anyone else touching the ball. Can ... Read More
April 19, 2018Frank Connolly

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Apr2018

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            The answer to last week's challenge is. Q: At a family reunion one man went up to another. “Father”! “Grandad”? replied the other. Neither was mistaken. Please explain … A: The Grandson was a Priest. This week's lateral thinking challenge is.... Read More
April 13, 2018Frank Connolly

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Apr2018
        Slacktivism can be defined as actions performed via the Internet in support of a political or social cause but regarded as requiring little time or involvement, e.g. signing an online petition or joining a campaign group on a social ... Read More
April 6, 2018Frank Connolly

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Apr2018

Mental Floss 34

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        The answer to last week's challenge is. Q: When you are looking for something, you always find it in the LAST place you look. There is a proven reason for this. What is it? A: It is always the last place ... Read More
April 6, 2018Frank Connolly

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Mar2018

Mental Floss 33

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            The answer to last week's challenge is. Q: The Adelaide Coach was addressing his team after the grand final, he pointed to the Captain who had a shocker and hardly touched the ball and said "If only I had 4 players like ... Read More
March 30, 2018Frank Connolly

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Mar2018

Mental Floss 32

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          The answer to last week's challenge is. Q: You are inside and half way up a very large building that has no windows or balconies, yet have an incredible view of the city around you. How is this possible? A: You ... Read More
March 23, 2018Frank Connolly

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Mar2018

Mental Floss 31

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            The answer to last week's challenge is. Q: A farmer suddenly comes across an unopened package with a dead body lying only a few away. The farmer immediately knew how the person had died. How? A: It was a parachutist whose ... Read More
March 16, 2018Frank Connolly

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Mar2018

Mental Floss 30

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          The answer to last week's challenge is. Q: I often go to the police station at night and destroy many finger prints. I do not however consider myself a criminal. Who am I? A: I am the cleaner. This week's Mental Floss ... Read More
March 9, 2018Frank Connolly

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Feb2018

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        The answer to last week's challenge is. Q: A woman was being chased through the jungle by a tribe of head-hunters. She had in her possession two solid gold bars weighing 9 pounds each. She came to a rope bridge she needed ... Read More
February 23, 2018Frank 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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Feb2015
  Big problems don't always require big solutions. Small things can make a big difference. When we view our issue or opportunity, not in isolation, but as a part of a ... Read More
February 1, 2015Frank Connolly

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Oct2013
How do we move from talking Innovation, to doing Innovation? Organisations are attempting to do more with less in a sustainable way, while still needing to improve service delivery and profit. A difficult task, even at ... Read More
October 17, 2013Frank Connolly