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How a Table Changed a Culture

How a Table Changed a Culture

The opening story in the book Creativity, inc.: Overcoming the unseen forces that stand in the way of true inspiration[1], by Ed Catmull, founder of Pixar, is a cautionary tale of how invisible forces hiding in plain sight, can negatively impact an...

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The invisible barrier to innovation in your organisation.

The invisible barrier to innovation in your organisation.

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....

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Grow your reputation as an INTRAPRENEUR!

Grow your reputation as an INTRAPRENEUR!

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...

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Develop ‘Dragonfly Vision’​

Develop ‘Dragonfly Vision’​

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...

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Launch of Intrapreneur Magazine

Launch of Intrapreneur Magazine

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...

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The new IQ: Intrapreneurial Quotient

The new IQ: Intrapreneurial Quotient

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...

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INTRAPRENEURIALISM. An Unstoppable Movement.

INTRAPRENEURIALISM. An Unstoppable Movement.

On Thursday (14th of March 2019) was the inaugural Australian Intrapreneurs Summit at the Brisbane Convention Centre.IT WAS SOLD OUT!!!The room was absolutely packed to capacity. So wonderful to see the movement of intrapreneurialism gaining traction in...

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The Australian Intrapreneurs Summit

The Australian Intrapreneurs Summit

Most people who are connected with me are aware that I am hosting the inaugural Australian Intrapreneurs Summit at the Brisbane Convention Centre on the 14th of March 2019. As someone in my network you are invited you to attend this historic event and join...

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What kind of innovator are you?

What kind of innovator are you?

Happy New Year! I hope 2019 is a great year for you. In my last post before Christmas I asked the question – ‘what will you create in 2019?’ This article is about HOW you create depending on what kind of innovator you are. People contribute to innovation...

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Beautiful Chaos.

Beautiful Chaos.

I’ve recently returned from a trade mission to India visiting Jaipur, Agra and Delhi. While in Jaipur I had a meeting with the head of a design institute. It was a delight to talk about how the institute was helping students harness and evolve their...

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Avoiding risk is the riskiest course of action.

Avoiding risk is the riskiest course of action.

Fear of risk is one of the greatest barriers to innovation and intrapreneurialism. Risk is a term that strikes fear in the hearts of many leaders – especially those who consider themselves to work in severely risk-averse contexts. However, taking a risk is...

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Do you have a Growth Mindset?

Do you have a Growth Mindset?

In her bestselling book, Mindset[1], Stanford University professor Carol Dweck suggests that people fall loosely into two categories – and these two categories are very starkly contrasted when it comes to learning, failure and self-efficacy. The two...

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Podcasts

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.

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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.

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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. 

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My guest today says, “Intrapreneurs are the future of work, the future of talent AND the future of your organization.”

Joining me today is Dr Irena Yashin-Shaw

Irena has been a thought leader and practitioner in innovation and creativity since before they became the new workplace imperatives. With a PhD in creative problem-solving and a Masters in Adult Education, she is a rare combination of deep academic knowledge, real-world entrepreneurial experience and a dedicated educator on a mission to liberate underutilised talent in workplaces.

Podcast Content

  
What is an INTRAPRENEUR3:00min
Why INTRAPRENEURS are so valuable to business5:50min
Barriers to INTRAPRENEURSHIP8:20min
Why NOW is the age of the INTRAPRENEUR12:00min
The importance of upskilling and supporting INTRAPRENEURS13:22min
What counts as INNOVATION16:00min
What are the drivers of INTRAPRENEURIALISM20:10min
How being an intrapreneur can prepare you for being anentrepreneur23:16min
About the Australian Intrapreneurs Summit32:00min
Can INTRAPRENEURIAL skills help you get a job 35:00min
Why INTRAPRENEURIALISM is so hot right now 37:39min

The Future of Work | Intrapreneur | Interview with Dr. Irena Yashin-Shaw

The Future of Work – Dr. Irena Yashin-Shaw reveals how leaders ignite innovation, break bureaucracy and catalyse change, and how creative and enterprising individuals – Intrapreneurs – are transforming their organisations from the inside out.

ABOUT – DR IRENA YASHIN-SHAW

Dr Irena Yashin-Shaw has been a thought leader and practitioner in the fields of innovation and creativity since before they became the new workplace imperatives.

With a PhD in creative problem-solving and a Masters in Adult Education, Dr. Irena is a rare combination of deep academic knowledge, real-world entrepreneurial experience and a dedicated educator who is on a mission to liberate underutilised talent within our workplaces.

In that capacity she works with leaders in both the public and private sector who want a critical mass of high performing, dedicated, energised employees who can help shape the future of the organisation.

Right now she is spearheading the intrapreneurialism movement in Australia by founding and organising the Australian Intrapreneurs Summit and also in her capacity as founder and editor-in-chief of Intrapreneur Magazine which launched in February 2019.

She is currently a member of the advisory board of Griffith University’s Department of Business Strategy and Innovation. Her most recent books are Leading in the Innovation Age (2016) and Intrapreneur: How leaders ignite innovation, break bureaucracy and catalyse change (2019).

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