Susan’s mission is to help organizations understand the value of corporate entrepreneurship to accelerating business growth and to help individuals develop their entrepreneurial capabilities.
Each speech is designed to educate and energize the audience about the value of entrepreneurship to their organization. Individuals are asked to rethink their current work practices and engage in healthy debates about the obstacles that are getting in their way.
Participants leave with a practical and realistic understanding of the fundamentals needed to support corporate entrepreneurship. Many leave these sessions transformed by the experience.
Topics of interest include:
- Corporate Entrepreneurship as a Core Competency
- Entrepreneurial Leadership in a New Economy
- Engaging Internal Entrepreneurs in Growth
- Barriers and Obstacles to New Business Growth
- Acceleration: Changing the Speed of Growth
“An eye opening presentation that delivers on why corporate entrepreneurs are a key component to the future growth of our business, especially in an economic climate full of ambiguity and uncertainty.”
Sarah Fisher, Global Market Development Director, Johnson & Johnson
As a member of the National Speakers Association, Susan is a frequent speaker at conferences, associations and in corporations that want a thought provoking and insightful perspective on business in the 21st century economy. NSA Profile
Susan works effectively with senior management teams, innovation groups and individuals adapting her talk to the unique needs of each audience. Her work is grounded in research and real world experience. She has helped Fortune 1000 companies generate millions in incremental revenue from new products, services and businesses.
Susan is the author of numerous articles published on Business Week Exchange and the book Entrepreneurs Inside: Accelerating Business Growth with Corporate Entrepreneurs. Recently she published an e-book Acceleration: Changing the Speed of Growth.
In addition to speaking Susan teaches Corporate Entrepreneurship in the leadership program at Babson Executive Education. She is also a fellow at the Center for Innovation and Change Leadership at Suffolk University where she is conducting research to explore in greater depth what organizations need to build and sustain entrepreneurship over time.
“Thought provoking presentation on corporate entrepreneurship.”
” As a serial corporate entrepreneur, everything Susan said resonated with. Her talk was fascinating.”
“Great content. Many good questions stimulated by your presentation.”
“Really liked thinking about myself as an entrepreneur, and then thinking about others in the organization with these skills.”
“Susan did a good job of engaging the group in thinking about our own organizations.”
“Fantastic presentation. Very enlightening.”
The Entrepreneur Inside – The Innovation Zone, Blog Talk Radio – Listen
It’s Time for Mavericks – Circle of Change by Zara Larsen – Listen
Partial List of Speaking Engagements – Speeches