[Read ePUB] The Idea Hunter: How to Find the Best Ideas and Make them HappenAuthor Andy Boynton – Z55z.co

A different way of discovering and developing the best business ideasJack Welch once said, Someone, somewhere has a better idea In this myth busting book, the authors reveal that great business ideas do not spring from innate creativity, or necessarily from the brilliant minds of people Rather, great ideas come to those who are in the habit of looking for great ideas all around them, all the time Too often, people fall into the trap of thinking that the only worthwhile idea is a thoroughly original one Idea Hunters know better They understand that valuable ideas are already out there, waiting to be found and not just in the usual places Shows how to expand your capacity to find and develop winning business ideas Explains why ideas are a critical asset for every manager and professional, not just for those who do creativeReveals how to seek out and select the ideas that best serve your purposes and goals and define who you are, as a professional Offers practical tips on how to master the everyday habits of an Idea Hunter, which include cultivating great conversationsThe book is filled with illustrative accounts of successful Idea Hunters and stories from thriving idea companies Warren Buffet, Walt Disney, Thomas Edison, Mary Kay Ash, Twitter, and Pixar Animation Studios are among the many profiled Exclusive from the Authorslessons for anyone embarking on the Idea Hunt, the search for ideas that make a difference Co Author Bill Fischer

Understand that failure isn t all it s cracked up to be In fact, you ll want to build failure into your Hunt for the best ideas, with the prolific use of prototyping getting your ideas initially into some rough form The point is to test your ideas as frequently as possible and to learn rapidly, before committing to a product or programGet the room right Arrange your physical workspace in ways that will help you collide with and generate useful ideas For example, store your hot ideas in folders or piles that are visible Make sure that the books and materials closest at hand are the ones you need for your current projectsPush the Hot Buttons Link your idea to something that keeps the boss or client up at night If you can do that, your idea will have a much better chance of getting noticed and winning acceptanceThink compatibility, or one revolution at a time Be ready to explain how your breakthrough idea fits into the way we do things around here An idea that requires too much change in an organization may never see the light of dayFocus on Try ability Make it easy for people to try out your idea, before buying into it Think like Apple, which lets people listen tosecond snippets of music on iTunes before they buy a track or CD Customers and colleagues are farlikely to sign on if they re less worried about making a decision they ll come to regret

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