Creative problem-solving requires us to use many different kinds of thought processes. It is not just about brainstorming and generating ideas. Creative outcomes are the result of a combination and integration of different kinds of thinking - generating ideas,...read more
The dawn of the fourth industrial revolution has made creative thinking a CORE workplace activity.We have moved from a workplace paradigm where creativity for so long has been a ‘fringe’ activity (the marginalised, poor cousin of analytical thinking) into an era where...read more
In a call centre for a major American bank, there were vastly different levels of productivity among the teams. Some teams just seemed to be able to handle calls so much faster. But why? They were all operating from the same script, working the same number of hours...read more
Ethnography is a qualitative research approach that seeks to appreciate and describe, at a deep level, the culture and practices of a community or social system. It has traditionally been the domain of anthropologists - the social scientists traditionally...read more
As intrapreneurialism starts to become more mainstream in progressive, future-focussed organisations, it helps to have some tools and models by which to understand this trend. I’d like to share one here that identifies different levels of readiness for...read more
Want to be an intrapreneur? Try this simple five step process!This simple process experientially develops a host of useful intrapreneurial skills. Problem identification, project planning, advocacy, influence, mitigating risk, business acumen. Good luck....read more
The opening story in the book Creativity, inc.: Overcoming the unseen forces that stand in the way of true inspiration, by Ed Catmull, founder of Pixar, is a cautionary tale of how invisible forces hiding in plain sight, can negatively impact an...read more
Is FEAR killing innovation in your workplace?One of the greatest invisible barriers to positive change, intrapreneurialism and innovation in organisations is FEAR.Great leaders help people to feel safe as they navigate transitions and disruptive times....read more
Intrapreneurialism is the FUTURE OF WORK. As a result of the workplace revolution we are experiencing right now, intrapreneurs will become the most in-demand employees. So it makes sense to develop your reputation as an INTRAPRENEUR. We can learn to be...read more
Dragonflies have remarkable eyes! Those eyes can see 360 degrees; perceive colours not visible to other species such as humans; detect the plane of polarized light which knowledge they can use as a compass; and provide acute sensitivity to movement which...read more
Intrapreneur Magazine was officially launched last month at the inaugural Australian Intrapreneurs Summit. It is a free quarterly digital publication. Check out the first issue here and subscribe to receive subsequent issues.Subscribe to Intrapreneur...read more
Do you know what your IQ is?Traditionally the term IQ refers to a person’s Intelligence Quotient. It was considered a measure of how smart someone was and by extension how likely it was that person would succeed in life.The NEW IQBut I want to announce...read more
Entrapreneurs are problem solvers who are being recognized as the driving force behind innovation in organizations. Dr. Irena Yashin-Shaw is leading the charge in this new way of working. In this episode, she shares how to be an intrapreneur and how to create a culture that fosters creativity and intrapreneurialism.
On this episode, you’ll hear how Dr Irena Yashin-Shaw transitioned from a high school teacher to become Australia’s leading expert on creativity and innovation. Listen in when she discusses the strategies she uses to facilitate knowledge retention and behaviour change in the workshops.
On this episode, Dr Irena Yashin-Shaw discusses, in BizTalk with Emmanuel, Intrapreneurship. That it’s not new, and is fundamental to the success of any organisation in the world, yet still very little attention has been placed on it.