Enterpreneur• Merriam-Webster: “one who organizes, manages and assumes the risks of a business or enterprise.”• Dictionary.com: “a person who organizes and manages any enterprise, especially a business, usually with considerable initiative and risk.
Intrapreneur• A person within a large corporation who takes direct responsibility for turning an idea into a profitable finished product through assertive risk taking and innovation.• Intrapreneurs have entrepreneurial skills blended with managerial skills but operate within the confines of an organization.* American Heritage Dictionary
Same SpiritProactiveRisk TakerWorkoholicMaking Dreams RealityTirelessStubbornLeading CreativityInventiveSelf-StarterPassionate
Same Spirit…Different EnvironmentYour Own Company A Large Carporation
Enterpreneur• Your own boss• No bureaucracy• Chance to be original• You decide on your own salary• Reward and appreciate your self FREE
Intrapreneur• Staying in a friendly well known environment• Practicing your skills within a low risk environment• Using companies’ resources, reputation and knowledge• Access to customers and infrastructure LOW RISK LARGE PROJECTS AVAILABLE RESOURCES
Come to work each day willing to be firedCircumvent any orders aimed at stopping your dream Do any job needed to make your project work, regardless of your job description
Honor your sponsors Find people to help you Build your team; intrapreneuring is not a solo activity. Work underground as long as you can –publicity triggers the corporate immune system
Keep the best interests of the company and itscustomers in mind, especially when you have to bend the rules or circumvent the bureaucracy Be true to your goals, but be realistic about the ways to achieve them Remember , it is easier to ask for forgiveness than for permission
There Are Intrapreneurs Everywhere• Who invented Post-it at 3M?• Who developed the gamificaticon concept of foursquare?• Wo developed ‘’one click order’’ at amazon?• Who prepred the secure payment system of e- bay• Who invented the CAPTCHA?
There Are Intrapreneurs Everywhere Behind every web site, application, social network, webservice you discover with delight there are intrapreneursSmart organizations will seek out individuals who like to invent, innovate and want to be on the front lines of change. Intrapreneurs are most successful when management empowers and supports them and in turn the intrapreneurs represent the best interests of their organizations
Intrapreneurs are essential toinnovation in large organizations.The corporate world needs us now more than ever Are You One of Them?