Plan On Becoming A Valued Intra-preneur!
Entrepreneurs you�ve heard of. They start businesses. But everybody
can�t be the founder. So if you�re an employee, a valued part of the
company team, plan on becoming an intra-preneur!
Intrapreneurs are insiders who improve existing businesses. True
growth opportunities exist for you when you look at your
organization with an �intrapreneurial� spirit.
Here�s how you can have a dramatic effect on the company�s
Look for ways to streamline tasks or processes.
No idea, really, is insignificant. It could mean determining that a
certain task is now obsolete or can be managed by someone else �
freeing you up to take on different, more constructive
Change your way of thinking,
or do things in different, more productive ways. Are you in a rut?
Take a challenge or situation and try to look at it from a
completely different angle. You many uncover a new way to save your
organization money and time.
Sell your vision.
Do you have a new idea? Have you created a breakthrough? An idea may
seem worthwhile, but until it�s put into action, it will require a
leap of faith � by you and those decision makers who have the power
to implement your suggestions.
Stay with your vision long enough to let it succeed. If, for
example, you have sold a plan to computerize your department, or
create a Web page, and have documented the projected savings to the
company, you are needed to nurture the project to make it work.
Don�t be easily discouraged,
not every idea will be embraced. However, if you are tenacious, as
an intra-preneur you will affect bottomline results and improve the
business. You will then be acknowledged and recognized as a valued
member of your organization.