"What a Great Idea! is an extremely valuable contribution to executive development. The application of Chic's ideas goes a long way in compensating for the reduction in resources experienced by private and public sector organizations. What a Great Idea! is a must read for all who have management responsibilities." -- Chong M. Pak, D.P.A., Director, Virginia Executive Institute
"Chic Thompson has crafted a creative process to move almost anything from what is to what could be." -- Rick Goings, President, Avon Products U.S.A.
"Chic Thompson is exciting! He brings out the creativity in all of us, but further, he shows how an organization's creativity can be multiplied beyond all expectation. Every ambitious team should use this book." -- Professor Thomas C. MacAvoy,Darden Graduate School of Business Administration, University of Virginia, and former President and COO, Corning Glass Works
"Chic has given us a workbook that makes the process of continuous improvement fun and understandable from the shop floor to the boardroom." -- Donald C. Borwhat, Jr., Senior Vice President Human Resources & Relations GE Fanuc Automation
Charles "Chic" Thompson worked in new product development for W.L. Gore & Associates (Gore-Tex), Johnson & Johnson, and Walt Disney before starting Creative Management Group in Charlottesville, Virginia. He conducts seminars for such corporations as General Electric, Hewlett-Packard, and Philip Morris as well as for government agencies such as NASA, the FBI, and the CIA. Frequently featured in newspaper and magazine articles, he has also made numerous radio and television appearances.