Publications

Entrepreneurs Inside: Accelerating Business Growth with Corporate Entrepreneurs

Entrepreneurs Inside explores the challenges and opportunities of developing corporate entrepreneurship as a core competency. It provides an insiders view of what it takes to be an corporate entrepreneur inside of an existing organization.

Entrepreneurs Inside describes the competencies of successful corporate entrepreneurs and entrepreneurial leaders.  It looks at the obstacles and hidden barriers that get in their way.  The discipline that is required to succeed.  The systems and process that need to be changed.  The challenges of dealing with resistance to change.  The failure to execute successfully. And more……

If you are an executive trying to integrate the entrepreneurial spirit into your organization, this book will help you understand how to do that.  If you are a professional who is unsure whether you are a corporate entrepreneur, you will gain better insight into the attributes of corporate entrepreneurs.

The book provides a practical and realistic view of corporate entrepreneurship, innovation and growth. Entrepreneurs Inside – Read More…

Entrepreneurs Inside is written for CEO’s and other senior executives who are placing ever stronger emphasis on top-line growth and who believe that innovation sparked by in-house entrepreneurs is a powerful means of achieving that growth.

Ken Lizotte

Author, The Expert Edge

Acceleration: Changing the Speed of Growth

Acceleration provides a deeper understanding of what it takes to be a corporate entrepreneur inside of an existing organization.

This is Part 1: Activation which looks at the entrepreneurs and leaders that possess a core set of action oriented competencies that enable them to help their organizations accelerate growth.

Corporate entrepreneurs are a distinct group of individuals that possess a unique combination of competencies that set them apart from their peers.

Acceleration looks at who they are, why they are different and why they are important. It describes how they think, act and make decisions. It provides the context for understanding why corporate entrepreneurs and entrepreneurial leaders are needed more than ever. It is available in paperback and Kindle.

Readers will gain a better understanding what it takes to generate new business growth in an environment full of ambiguity, uncertainty and the unknown.  Acceleration – Read More….

 

Acceleration is a must read! If you ever wanted to develop a culture of Intrapreneurship, pick up this e-book. Susan Foley does an excellent job of describing the traits of corporate entrepreneurs by drawing on cases from Bill Gates to Thomas Edison and even, Leonardo da Vinci.

Kevin Souza

Author of Intrapreneurship, Professor, University of Washington

Check out this short video on Books on Intrapreneurship and Corporate Entrepreneurs

Kevin J. Wright
Intrapreneur vs Entrepreneur

Social Intrapreneur’s DNA: Research Report 2014

A social intrapreneur is an entrepreneur inside an existing organization that is creating innovations that have a social or environmental impact.  They understand the role that business can play in contributing to society while still making money.  We wanted to get a deeper understanding of who these individuals were and how they were different.

We worked with senior executives in the United States, Europe, Asia and South America.  These individuals were responsible for their organizations social innovations, corporate social responsibility (CSR) efforts or social initiatives. We found that these individuals exhibited behaviors and competencies and behaviors that set them apart from their peers.

This report provides deeper insight into what it takes to be a social intrapreneur inside an existing organization.

 

Corporate Entrepreneur Profile Brochure

The Corporate Entrepreneur Profile Brochure looks at the top competencies and capabilities that corporate entrepreneurs, intrapreneurs and entrepreneurial leaders need to be effective and successful in this role.

It is an abbreviated version of Chapter 3: Entrepreneurial Competencies from the book Acceleration: Changing the Speed of Growth.

To learn more about the Corporate Entrepreneur Profile go to: Corporate Entrepreneur Profile.

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