Contains over 300 money-making and socially sensible concepts woven into illustrative stories showing how they have worked or what would be needed to implement them. Each of the ideas is designed to improve a situation, correct a problem, create a product, or provide a service. The book details the best of the commercial, social, cultural, political, and personal projects undertaken or developed by the author over his 40-year career as a college instructor, Army intelligence officer, US diplomat, management specialist in the President's Executive office, and as a private sector advisor to governments, non-profit groups, and businesses.
Godfrey Harris has been a public policy consultant based in Los Angeles, California, since 1968. He began consulting after serving as a university lecturer, U.S. Army intelligence officer, U.S. foreign service officer with the Department of State, an organisational specialist in President Lyndon Johnsons Executive Office, and as a program manager for an international financial company in Geneva. In all of these positions, Harris has been called upon to develop original ideas to solve problems or take advantage of new situations. As President of Harris/Ragan Management Group, Harris has focused the firms activities on projects that offer alternative solutions to matters of community concern. He holds degrees from Stanford University and the University of California, Los Angeles.