Intrapreneurship as a transformation tool

Intrapreneurship is the new black. Quite a number of books have been published recently on this topic. Including “The start up way” by Eric Ries. Innovation equals entrepreneurship Finally, CEOs start to realise that entrepreneurship and innovation are two sides of the same coin. It is called intrapreneurship. It is a hot topic. Peter Hinssen […]

An intrapreneurship playbook for CEOs

Intrapreneurship is a hot topic. It will replace innovation as the buzzword for the next three years. Peter Hinssen, Eric Ries and Freek Vermeulen have written some excellent books on the topic. Zone to win The one book to read if you are on the management team of a large corporation is “Zone to Win: Organising to Compete in an […]

How to lead intrapreneurship and innovation

Picked up “Creative construction, the DNA of sustained innovation”. Why intrapreneurship Larger enterprises have massive financial resources to explore new opportunities. They can hedge highly risky technology bets through parallel experimentation in ways that start-ups can only dream of. They can build vast networks of external collaborators to explore a broad array of emerging technologies. […]

Entrepreneurship or intrapreneurship? What do you think?

Intrapreneurship seems to make a lot of sense. Everything a startup needs, such as money, clients, talent, channels, systems are already available in abundance in an existing business. The only thing, that large companies don’t seem to be able to crack are the ideas that startup come up with and the initial market sensing. Paying […]

Intrapreneurship, 11 myths, 10 reasons to leave, 9 spaces to create, 36 tips, 42 questions

One of our team members, Aidan McCullen, had the pleasure of interviewing the author of “Pirates In The Navy: How Innovators Lead Transformation”. Another book about intrapreneurship. Innovation is hard Innovation is a problem. In an innovation benchmark report published in 2017 by PricewaterhouseCoopers, they found that 54 per cent of the leaders they surveyed […]

Intrapreneurship is culture

Intrapreneurship and culture are the only effective ways to boost your innovation metabolism—and engender a transformation that eliminates the distinction between startup and incumbent.  How? That is the question posed in “From Incremental to Exponential: How Large Companies Can See the Future and Rethink Innovation”. How to unleash the potential to transform large business quickly. How […]

Secure based leadership as a basis for intrapreneurship

Psychological safety is a hot topic in intrapreneurship, innovation, transformation. Gerard Ketelaar of Quaestusrecommended “Care to Dare: Unleashing Astonishing Potential Through Secure Base Leadership”. A book that immediately reminds me of “The new leadership literacies” and in some ways of “The Quantum Leader: A Revolution in Business Thinking and Practice“. Everything is energy. Secure base […]