Praise for The Idea Hunter "Humans make progress by discovering new ideas, but also, importantly, by repurposing the ones that already exist. Boynton and Fischer show how each of us can get better at this critical skill--identifying and reapplying existing ideas."
--Paul Romer, senior fellow, Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research
"Hunting is an apt metaphor. Ideas exist everywhere in the wild. The trick is knowing where to look for them and how to capture them. Boynton and Fischer tell us how."
--Ron Sargent, chairman and CEO, Staples, Inc.
"The Idea Hunter is unique. It's about curiosity, agility, and perpetually hunting for better ideas. It's a must-read for anyone who wants to compete and collaborate more effectively each and every day."
--Greg Brown, president and CEO, Motorola Solutions
"This book upends a number of persistent myths about innovation and what it takes to be an 'idea person.' It shows that what's required is not spectacular creativity or remarkable IQ, but curiosity--a genuine desire to engage in a daily search for ideas. It will help transform the way you and your business operate."
--Jay Hooley, president and CEO, State Street Corporation
"The Idea Hunter is not just an enjoyable read. It also offers a practical method so that anyone or any firm can learn the secrets of harnessing the power of ideas to drive success."
--Laura J. Sen, president and CEO, BJ's Wholesale Club
"Boynton and Fischer offer powerful and practical advice on how to 'jump-shift' the flow of ideas in your organization. This will become required reading for any leader intent on shaping a high-performance organization."
--Michael D. White, chairman and CEO, DirecTV
"Observe, ask questions, be curious, and dare to throw odd ideas into a group's conversation to make it better. Be an Idea Hunter!"
--Ton Buchner, CEO, Sulzer, Ltd.show more