Innovation: Solving Problems in Ways People Love

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By Stephane Jasmin, CEO of DisclosureNet(tm), on The Insight Forum.

We have been in business for over 10 years now servicing the needs of our over 500 customers in the legal, accounting, investment, public company and government space.

As an organization, we have long lived according to a set of values based on putting our customers first and building great products that people love.

Until approximately one year ago, we had actually never gone through the process of clearly articulating those values; ...

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Creating a Culture of Innovation

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As part of our Great Conversations: Innovation series I want to share some insights gleaned from reading The Idea Factory by Jon Gertner, the definitive history of Bell Labs, America’s greatest incubator of innovation.

Bell Labs was the birthplace of some of the 20th century’s most influential technologies, including the integrated circuit, the communications satellite and the cellular phone. Significantly, these innovations found application in many areas beyond telecommunications.

What really characterizes Bell Labs is their leadership’s commitment to innovation and ...

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Turn the Ship Around, How to Create Leadership at Every Level

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By L David Marquet, Captain, U.S Navy (Retired), Foreword by Stephen R. Covey

As part of our Great Conversations series on Leadership and Innovation, I’d like to recommend this as one of the most inspiring books on leadership that I have read. It tells the story of how a visionary captain in the US Navy bucked the system of traditional top-down (leader-follower) management by successfully implementing a leader-leader paradigm to create active leaders out of passive followers at every level on ...

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Great Conversations: Innovation

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Synthesis Solutions recently began tapping into the world of experts on LinkedIn to create its Great Conversations series, designed to address vitally important business topics through a lively exchange of ideas. Following a robust conversation around five Leadership Principles, we are pleased to launch Great Conversations: Innovation, a discussion of four separate aspects of innovation:

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Great Conversations: Leadership

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WHAT WE LEARNED FROM OUR COLLEAGUES

Synthesis Solutions is proud to announce that we have just completed our first in an ongoing series of LinkedIn conversations on leadership. This initial discussion was based on The Five Practices of Exemplary Leadership from the book The Leadership Challenge by James M. Kouzes, Barry Z. Posner.

Our 88 participants in this great conversation represent business owners, HR professionals, military officers, educators and others who shared their valuable personal experiences and insights into this important and ...

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