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Five Key Tenets of Cultural Intrapreneurship

In my last article I made the distinction between structural or procedural intrapreneurship and cultural intrapreneurship.  Structural or procedural intrapreneurship is focused on the business or product that is the outcome of an intrapreneurship initiative, while cultural intrapreneurship focuses on using intrapreneurship experiences as a tool for long-term culture change toward the future of organizations. I promised a deeper dive… Read more →

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TOWARD EMBEDDING A CULTURE OF INTRAPRENEURSHIP

The basic concept of intrapreneurship is simple: Intrapreneurship is the act of behaving like an entrepreneur while working within a large organization. Intrapreneurship means that individuals in your organization look to the future and develop and test new ways of serving your customers beyond your current business model. It starts with an individual and later a small team that attempts… Read more →

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YOU are in charge of our Planetary Future…

My last piece on Brexit and the Inevitability of Planetary Evolution ended by saying that our future is in your hands. So here a bit more on why I think you are the one the world has been waiting for… We are not victims of the future, but the ones called to create it… It is easy to abdicate responsibility… Read more →

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Brexit and the Inevitability of Planetary Evolution

Yesterday, the British people decided to leave the European Union. The campaigns prior to the decision were fierce and deeply emotional. I wouldn’t pretend to know whether the decision made was “right” or “wrong”, “good” or “bad”, and generally believe that binary thinking like that belongs in the realm of emotions, not in rational discourse. “Like”/”Not like”, toward pleasure or… Read more →

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Cracking Innovation Culture – Competencies for the Future

Why are some companies struggling with innovation while other thrive in an environment of rapid change and complex uncertainty? In our research and experience we found that — beyond clear purpose — organizational innovation capacity largely depends on cultural competencies and individual capacities. I have written before about frameworks for innovation and how ultimately Innovation starts with “i”: with the individual and their readiness to embrace… Read more →

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A Framework for Self-Sustaining Innovation

Innovation leaders today don’t have an easy job. Tasked with bringing Innovation to their organization, they often face a variety of interpretations of innovation throughout the organization, a lack of comprehensive understanding of what innovation really entails, and what it requires to truly embed innovation in a way that it sustains itself. To equip innovation leaders with tools for communicating… Read more →