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I am thrilled to announce that my 6th book, Invisible Solutions, is officially available today. You can get a copy at Amazon.com, Barnes&Noble.com, IndieBound, and other retailers. And if you are outside of the US, it appears that Amazon is selling the book globally. You can also buy it at most independent bookstores. The audiobook version will […]

Innovation is an analytical process that involves more than just the creative few on your team… When you think about innovation, there are usually a few creative people on your team that you turn to first for a conversation. But if those few individuals are valued more than others, you’re missing a huge opportunity. The […]

Are you a service-oriented business? Are you looking to create products to support your business? If so, this 2:45 video will provide a framework to help you create the greatest value for your customers – while helping you scale your business. Visit www.InvisibleSolutionsBook.com to learn more about the book I refer to in the video. […]

One week from today, my 6th book, Invisible Solutions, will be released. I’ve been asked, “How long did it take to write the book?” The answer is, “It depends.” It depends on how you look at it. December 2 – 10, 2018, I locked myself in a hotel room and started working on the book. […]

Language is important. Although I’ve spent 25 years focused on innovation, not everyone likes that word. In this 1:56 video, I share why I often use the term problem-solving instead – and how that perspective can accelerate change in any organization. Learn more about my latest innovation book at www.InvisibleSolutionsBook.com.  

I come from a consulting background having spent 15 years with Accenture. The work we did (and they still do) is incredibly valuable. But not all companies can afford Accenture or McKinsey. So when I was asked, what problem did I hope to solve with Invisible Solutions, I revealed that I wanted to help people […]

When you buy a book, you have options: print book, e-book, or audio book. But did you know that soon you will have the opportunity to buy video books? I’m working with Primeau Productions to create this new product for Invisible Solutions. It is like an audio book that includes elements for visual learners such as […]

I was recently asked, “What’s an example of a problem/question people ask that doesn’t yield the desired results.” My response was the default question associated with most suggestion boxes. Here’s my full response (1 minute 46 seconds)

To find better solutions, the key is to stop looking for solutions. Instead, you want to look for better problems/opportunities. Only when you identify the “right” problem can you consider potential solutions. In this 1 minute 42 second video, I explain the power of the reframe.

Contrary to popular belief, innovation is not a right-brained creative endeavor. It is a left-brained analytic process. In this 2 minute 36 second video, I provide background on why I believe this to be true. This is discussed further in my upcoming book, Invisible Solutions: 25 Lenses that Reframe and Help Solve Difficult Business Problems. […]

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