Exploiting Chaos: 150 Ways to Spark Innovation During Times of Change


Today, the sense of chaos around us has never been higher.  Organizations are overwhelmed by generational shifts, the online world, and a globe that has lurched into financial turmoil.  These times of uncertainty make Jeremy’s Exploiting Chaos framework more applicable than ever before. In EXPLOITING CHAOS: 150 Ways to Spark Innovation During Times of Change, Jeremy will bring his inventive management concepts to a large audience hungry to find a way to make sense of—and take advantage of—the chaos surrounding them nearly everywhere.



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"Love the bookbest book on innovation I've read and I get 10 a week." John Jantsch, author of Duct Tape Marketing

"Without a doubt, this is one of the best books on sparking ideas that I have ever read. I read it from cover to cover, but believe that even good skim will have you reaching for a blank piece of paper and pen or a fresh Word document. Get yourself a copy of Exploiting Chaos. It could be the difference going forward." Jack Covert, founder of 800 CEO Read, author of The 100 Best Business Books of All Time

"Rebellious and seductive, Exploiting Chaos is a love potion for relentlessly creative souls looking to break boundaries, ignite customer passion and start a revolution." Kevin Roberts, CEO of Saatchi & Saatchi, author of Lovemarks

"Exploiting Chaos is a rousing battle cry for the kind of creative, risky thinking that is most needed in times of change and disorder. Whether you're a CEO trying to stay ahead of the curve, a daydreaming teenager, or a wannabe trailblazer, this bold guide is the shake-up you need to check your assumptions, get inspired, and turn business-as-usual totally upside down." Daniel Pink, bestselling author of A Whole New Mind

"Exploiting Chaos is the quintessential road map for all those who seek opportunity in times of change. Gutsche vividly explores how remarkable companies have risen from chaos, and he provides a toolkit that managers can use to foster a culture of innovation, create great products and services, and change the world.” Guy Kawasaki, co-founder of AllTop, author of Reality Check

"The cutting edge as we contemplate what's next for brands, commerce, and consumerism." Marian Salzman, futurist, CMO of Porter Novelli

"Not surprisingly, it's hot, hip, and absolutely worth talking about." Dave Balter, CEO BzzAgent, author of The Word of Mouth Manual

"A work of genius-in-a-flash brilliance and choose-your-own-adventure engagement." Max Lenderman, Executive Creative Director, GMR Marketing, author of Brand New World

"With its visual design and cutting edge ideas, Exploiting Chaos represents the future of business books. Jeremy captures a new way of thinking for anyone looking to hit on the next big thing." Amber Mac, TV host, tech journalist, ceWEBrity

"Chicken Soup for the Confused Executive's Soul." The Toronto Star

"The book is a quick read, with lots of graphics, oversized headlines on each page, and memorable quotes." BusinessWeek

"What a great installment ... a quick, easy ready with tons of insightful facts." CityTV

"[As a keynote] it was the most energizing, inspiring, and applicable piece of stand-up I have ever seen. And I've heard Bill Clinton speak, listened to enough Bill Gates on YouTube, and sat through my fair share of Tony Robbins CDs." The Sun (U.K.)

"Gutsche has just released Exploiting Chaos, a book that is, in a word, stunning. And it would be stunning if it didn’t become an instant bestseller and classic, and catapult its young author onto the current guru pantheon alongside trend spotters and commentators like Wired editor Chris Anderson and pop sociologist Malcom Gladwell." TORO magazine