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Understanding the rise of intrapreneurship


Thought Leadership presented by The Learning House, Inc.   By Tricia Hussung The term “intrapreneurship” refers to new ventures spearheaded within a larger organization. As the millennial generation enters the workforce with new ideas and an unfettered drive to succeed, intrapreneurship is on the rise as a way to channel innovation within a corporate framework. What is intrapreneurship? The essential ...

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The top 4 obstacles that cause new company presidents to fail

According to Business Insider, “50 to 70 percent of executives fail within the first 18 months of promotion into an executive role, either from within or coming from outside the organization.” It’s even harder for a new president to succeed, but if you can remove the following four obstacles, you might be able to reverse those odds.

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Perpetual learning: Rethinking the traditional approach to executive education

As a Baker Scholar and fresh graduate (with High Distinction) of the MBA program at Harvard Business School, Frank Spencer took the next logical step in his professional development: He applied for admission to Central Piedmont Community College to study construction estimating. Within a decade, Spencer became president and CEO of real estate developer Cogdell Spencer Inc.

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5 ways to set your team up for a strong performance in 2017

The best executives have awakened to the realization that for them to succeed, their team needs to be successful. However, a high-performance team isn’t built overnight. It takes continuous improvement and multiple performance conversations. You’d be lying if you said your team had zero room for improvement.

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