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  • Corporate enterprise

    Corporate Enterprise: Just the latest buzz or a real solution for your organisation?

    Have you spent time trying the latest courses, conferences and leadership tools but found yourself wondering if they had any real impact? You may be wondering if corporate enterprise is just the same. For those who have made use of corporate enterprise they have found it to be anything but just another fad. Corporate enterprise…

  • Enterprise agility can be developed through organisational learning

    Do you feel like you and your teams are on a never-ending treadmill to improve customer service, increase sales and keep up with the latest trends and whilst staying one step ahead of your competitors? You are not alone. The answer to your problems could be developing more enterprise agility in your organisation. What is…

  • Learning organisations

    Enterprise Within – Learning Organisation and Test Labs

    To conclude the 6 areas of Enterprise WithinTM we examine 5 and 6 – Learning Organisation and Test Labs. Let’s look at these separately and start with Learning Organisation. Learning Organisation. People need time and space to learn, but it can be very difficult to learn and develop when faced with a tough work schedule.…

  • Enterprise WithinTM – Mind-Set for Growth

    As part of examining the 6 areas of Enterprise WithinTM we take a look at area 4 – Mind-Set for Growth. It is common (unfortunately) that when organisations have grown and become established they can become stuck in familiar ways of working. The board or shareholders may take a more conservative role or be less…

  • Enterprise WithinTM – Staff Engagement

    The third area of Enterprise WithinTM is Staff Engagement. As a business you want staff engagement, but do your employees understand this? In his book Employee Engagement Kevin Kruse says: “Employee engagement is the emotional commitment an employee has to the organisation and its goals, resulting in the use of discretionary effort.” His research shows…

  • how to manage an intrapreneur

    Leading your team in a growth business – how to manage an intrapreneur

    If you are considering encouraging more entries in your organisation one thing which may worry you is how to manage an intrapreneur.  I regularly speak about intrapreneurship as enabling and encouraging staff to be enterprising. This requires an element of freedom for staff to be able to see the need for new solutions themselves, develop…

  • Enterprise WithinTM – Customer Led Growth

    In this article we examine the second area of Enterprise WithinTM. After the first area, Multi-Level Communication, comes Customer Led Growth. In many organisations there is a “delivery gap” between what the organisation believes it is delivering to clients and what they believe they are receiving. Closing the delivery gap sounds easier than it is…

  • Enterprise WithinTM – Multi-level communication

    There are 6 areas within Enterprise WithinTM. Here we take a look at the first area – Multi-level communication. Many employees from all types of business, hold the belief that communication is key to the success of an organisation. In order to improve and move forward, good clear and honest communication is needed. Communication is…

  • What is Enterprise WithinTM?

    While many organisations discuss staff engagement and how best to support staff to help them feel more involved and empowered, the success levels of various approaches have been mixed. Improving an individual’s connection to the organisation, increases confidence in their skills and enables them to feel more empowered and valued. Potentially this can lead to…

  • Intrapreneurship is not enough

    What is Intrapreneurship and why is intrapreneurship not enough on its own? I believe encouraging intrapreneurship is not enough on it’s own to make the difference to your business that you are looking for? Let’s start with its meaning: Intrapreneurship is where an individual or a group of people from within an organisation take on responsibility…