"This book is a funhouse of creative, inexpensive, offbeat ideas for getting the best from employees! -- BizLife December 2001
Nurturing Your Companys Inner Child: Let There Be Fun! the reiterated message .... work and fun are not opposites. -- New York Times October 2001
"Get Weird! is the only book I've ever seen that actually has as many great ideas for creating a culture of fun and innovation as we do. If we had written a how-to book on out-of-the-box best practices for high performance, this would have been it!""
--Libby Sartain, SPHR, Vice President of People, Southwest Airlines and Chair of the Society for Human Resource Management
""This book is a perfect reflection of Putzier's creative and captivating teaching and speaking style. He has managed to compile an incredible array of unusual yet theoretically sound tips, tools, and techniques for today's managers.""
--Dr. Harry Faulk, Dean Emeritus, H. John Heinz III Graduate School of Public Policy and Management and founder of Executive Management Programs, Carnegie Mellon University
"Get Weird! is both powerful and easy to read at the same time. Putzier's down-to-earth style, combined with his depth of knowledge in organizational behavior, has resulted in a must-read for the next generation of managers and leaders.""
--Gerry Crispin, SPHR, co-author of CareerXRoads, the best-selling directory of job and resume sites on the WWW
""Two thumbs up! A fun read with ideas you can use immediately. John Putzier has been there and done that and offers innovation on every page. A delight and a must-have for a competitive edge in business.""
--Steven Solomon, Sr. Vice President and General Manager, FUJI Computer Products"