-Richard Branson (from the Foreword), Virgin
"In this thoroughly enjoyable and highly instructive book, Dave Stewart and Mark Simmons tell you how we all can tap into our best creative selves, the way we could when we were children. Who knew having so much fun was the key to success!"
-Laura Ziskin, Motion Picture Producer (including Spider-Man 1, 2 and 3, Pretty Woman, To Die For and As Good as It Gets) and co-founder of Stand Up to Cancer
"Commercial growth is driven by creativity. This book gives you the keys to the car."
-Andrew Robertson, President and CEO, BBDO Worldwide
"Brainstorming with Dave Stewart is a rare privilege. He’s a genuine one-off in his creativity and his willingness to disrupt the status quo. If you can’t work with Dave in person, this book is the next best thing – an insight into another way of getting innovation to take root in your organisation. It’s all about attitude of mind. The Business Playground will help you raise the game with your team."
-Christopher Rodrigues CBE, Chair of Visit Britain, International Personal Finance plc, The Almeida Theatre and The Windsor Leadership Trust. Past President and CEO, Visa International
"The Business Playground reminds us that instilling a good dose of humour and a bit of fun and games to the process is one of the most powerful creative tools an organisation has to driving performance, collaboration and shareholder value in a highly demanding environment."
-Stephen Davis, President, Hasbro Studios
"Innovation requires vision, intuition, courage and ability to see what others don’t see. Dave has them all."
-Tero Ojanperä, Executive Vice President, Services and member of the Nokia Group Executive Board
"Dave's knowledge and experience from all aspects of the music business is applied to the entire world of business - sheer brilliance!"
-John Meglan, President and Co-CEO, Concerts West/AEG Live