Stephen’s Innovation Books

Tools for Your Innovation Journey

Invisible Solutions: 25 Lenses that Reframe and Help Solve Difficult Business Problems

Solve Any Problem Faster, with Less Risk and Lower Cost

Unprecedented access to infinite solutions has led us to realize that having all of the answers is not the answer. From innovation teams to creativity experts to crowdsourcing, we’ve turned from one source to another, spending endless cycles pursuing piecemeal solutions to each challenge we face.

What if your organization had an effective systematic approach to deal with any problem?

To find better solutions, you need to first ask better questions. The questions you ask determine which solutions you’ll see and which will remain hidden.

This compact yet powerful book contains the formulas to reframe any problem multiple ways, twenty-five lenses help you gain different perspectives. With illustrative examples and guidance, it contains everything you need to start mastering any challenge.

This book will help you…

  • discover why we are hardwired to ask ineffective questions and how to work through those barriers
  • understand the power and importance of well-defined questions
  • reframe any problem multiple ways to help you find the optimal solution
  • move from idea-based innovation to the question-based innovation that drives higher ROI

Apply just one of the lenses and you will quickly discover better solutions. Apply all of them to every problem and you will be able to solve any problem…in business and in life.

Learn More About Invisible Solutions

Learn more about the book and watch some fun videos

Available March 3, 2020. The final version will be hardcover, two-color interior, with a pull-out insert. Retail price: $24.95. e-Book and audiobook will also be available shortly.

“Stephen Shapiro is an engineer who can communicate in clear, plain language. And in this smart and practical book, he uses his considerable skills to help you
fashion fresh solutions to your toughest challenges. By enlisting Shapiro’s 25 lenses, you’ll see your business problems more clearly — and come up with creative answers that will boggle your mind and delight your customers.”
– Daniel H. Pink, author of When, Drive, and To Sell Is Human