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The Unsticker - the world famous creative problem solving tool

The world famous Unsticker

Choose from three amazing problem solving options - use the online version here, download the Android app to your smartphone, buy the book!

If you want to get in touch with me, just go to the contact page on my Genius website.

Here's the free online version

Here's the free smartphone version

And here's the book

Get The Unsticker from the Google Play Store

Get The Unsticker from all good book stores, and also Amazon

Think of a problem, try to hold it tightly in your mind, then keep on asking yourself questions until you feel the problem changing.

When you're ready for the next question, just click the Unstick! button.

If you're using Android, you get the super duper app above.

If you're using iOS, the only way that I can currently give you a free chunk of Unsticking is with this link to the mobile version.

But wait... if there's a free version here on this website, why would I want the Android version?

Because you can then carry it around with you wherever you go, Internet connection or not. You can roam from village to village, solving problems like Grasshopper or the A Team. Or maybe like the gang in Scooby Doo. You will be loved and revered by all around you, perhaps even envied. And afterwards you may be treated to a slap-up meal.

And it's free, so why wouldn't you?

If you want a jazzier looking interface, you can also try this alternative version of The Unsticker app.

Whoa! There are two free versions of The Unsticker here, why would I buy the book?

For a number of reasons. There are many more questions in the book, the book doesn't run on batteries, the book makes a lovely present for your problem-ridden friends and family and it's just a thing of beauty, with little pictures that I drew myself to illustrate some of the questions.

Some users have even reported that just holding the book in their hands made them more confident and attractive, though I can't confirm that without more reports from happy readers.

And on top of all that, at just £5, it's ridiculously cheap for the immense value and boundless pleasure you'll get from it.

How does The Unsticker work?

The Unsticker is a tool for personal or group problem solving. You can use it by yourself, with your friends and family or in a group problem solving session at work.

There are 200 questions (303 in the book) which are displayed randomly. Unless your problem is that you can't work your computer, your problem is outside of your current environment, therefore you are carrying around a representation or model of it. Solving the problem does not mean changing the situation, it means changing your model of the situation. What then happens is that, in the reality of the situation, you behave differently because you feel and think differently.

Most people report that after 4 or 5 questions, either their perspective of the problem has changed dramatically, or the problem seems to be 'solved' altogether.

When a coach asks a client a question about a problem, the coach is trying to figure out the problem and ask a relevant question, which means that the problem sets the ground rules. The question, and all possible answers, will always be constrained by the problem because they at least presuppose that the problem exists as the client has described it.

It is impractical for a coach to ask random questions, because their train of thought will inevitably be influenced by the problem.

The Unsticker generates questions that are random in sequence but very specific in purpose.

I've given you enough information here to figure out how it works, but I'm not going to explain it too much, because that would give you the answers on a plate, which is not what The Unsticker is all about.