Having survived the chaos of two World Wars, Coco Chanel was striving for simplicity, elegance and freedom for women. And she represents women striving to break out of socials standards and the chaos of historical norms of society. She was a rebel and fought for her ideas and ways of looking at life.

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Now, a book is being published that I believe would have pleased Coco very much – Exploiting Chaos. It is about creative thinking, change, risky thinking, and the need to get inspired to take control of the chaos around us, and create something better.

I have arranged with the author of the book – Jeremy Gutsche – that my readers can have a free preview. Preview here.

a Visually Delicious Business Book…

Our reading habits have entirely changed in the last decade. Driven by media clutter and our shrinking attention spans, our world has become headline obsessed. Hence, this book is visual and action packed, offering two ways to read:
1. Consume the content front-to-back.
2. Just read the headlines on each page. They flow together and will help spark your next big idea.

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Difficulty creates opportunity A bit of history
You can thrive in times of loss Reinvent what people want
Learn the game and start to play
You cannot escape disruptive evolution Don't become a boiled frog
Find a way to make sense of all the noise Accept that the world never returns to normal

“The quintessential roadmap for all those who seek opportunity …”
- 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

“A new way of thinking for anyone looking to hit on the next big thing.”
- Amber Mac, TV Host, Tech Journalist, Cewebrity

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Jeremy Gutsche is an innovation expert, author of Exploiting Chaos (English Version: Sept 1), host of Trend Hunter TV, “one of North America’s most requested keynote speakers”[1], and the founder of TrendHunter.com, the world’s largest network for trend spotting and innovation. He has written several thousand articles and overseen the publication of 40,000+ trends for an audience of 8 – 10,000,000 monthly views. He has been described as “a new breed of trend spotter” by The Guardian, “an eagle eye” by Global TV, an “Oracle” by the Globe and Mail and “on the forefront of cool” by MTV.