Ways to Find the Entrepreneurial Edge in Your Organization
omewhere between chaos and structure there is a place where opportunities are identified, evaluated and pursued; where the imagination of all the stakeholders is unleashed to fulfill the mission; where strategies are based upon the mission, values and outcomes; and where leadership energy is expended to the benefit of the people you serve. This is the entrepreneurial edge!! S
THINK like an entrepreneur
Never lose sight of the mission, vision, and values
Be imaginative. Be creative.
ACT like an entrepreneur
Conduct intelligent experimentation. There are always risks in this. Be cautious. Do your due diligence. But, remember that some level of risk is always necessary to move an organization forward.
Seek opportunities; don’t run from them.
Implement and execute the strategies you create
LEAD like an entrepreneur
Engage the energies of everyone inside and outside the organization
Create a climate for opportunity exploration
Remember, sometimes a little improvisation is necessary.