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Ideaship by Jack Foster and Larry Corby
Paperback $16.95
Nov 11, 2001 | ISBN 9781576751640

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Table Of Contents

Part I What Is Ideaship?

Part II How Do You Become an Ideaist?
1. You help people think better of themselves
2. You help create an environment that’s fun

Part III Sixteen Personal Things You Can Do
1. Follow the golden rule
2. Care about the people you work with
3. Remember that they work with you, not for you
4. Make sure they like you
5. Take the blame, give the praise away
6. Hire only people you like
7. Trust them
8. Praise their efforts
9. Allow them the freedom to fail
10. Help them achieve their goals
11. Never lie about anything important
12. Show some enthusiasm
13. Ask them to help you
14. Get rid of the word “I”
15. Play the fool
16. Have fun yourself.

Part IV Seven Organizational Things You Can Do
1. Cut down on approvals
2. Make everybody an owner
3. Give them what they need
4. Keep it small
5. Tell them everything about their company
6. Shun rules
7. Pay for their education

Part V Eighteen Strategic Things You Can Do
1. Don’t ask for one solution — Ask for many
2. Make their jobs seem easy
3. Don’t reject ideas — Ask for more
4. Give them more than one problem at a time
5. Ask for more ideas, sooner
6. If it isn’t working, change it
7. Let them solo
8. Let them do it their way
9. Make sure the problem is the problem
10. Let them shine
11. Be wary of fear
12. Make it Us vs Them, not Us vs Us
13. Share what everybody does
14. Share experiences
15. Search for ways to create fun
16. Insist on vacations
17. Let them vacation when they want to vacation
18. Forget about efficiency, care about the idea
What Should You Do Next?
About the Author
About the Illustrator

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