July 2018

Develop an Intrapreneurial Mindset : A New Learning Program With Dorie Clark

Make your professional reinvention a success

Intrapreneurship, the skill of acting like an entrepreneur within an organization, is an attitude and mindset that is valued and encouraged in many companies today. This is because it benefits both the employees who embody it and the organization, by encouraging ownership, creativity and motivation. This program will give you the tools and tactics you need to take bold business initiatives and controlled risks for intrapreneurial success.

Dorie Clark 

Duke Fuqua School, Make your professional reinvention a successDorie Clark is an adjunct professor at Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business and the author of Entrepreneurial You, Reinventing You and Stand Out, which was named the #1 Leadership Book of 2015 by Inc. magazine. A former presidential campaign spokeswoman, the New York Times described her as an “expert at self-reinvention and helping others make changes in their lives.” A frequent contributor to the Harvard Business Review, she consults and speaks for clients including Google, Microsoft and the World Bank.

Develop an intrapreneurial mindset: 

What is intrapreneurship? 
Intrapreneurship is a skill that is required more and more within companies at all levels. Dorie Clark shares her definition of this buzzword and explains how intrapreneurship can benefit both company and employees. 

How can you innovate without breaking the bank? 
One of the qualities of intrapreneurs is that they are able to maximize how limited resources are used and tend to solve problems more cost-effectively. Discover with Dorie Clark why this mindset can lead to better and more creative solutions. 

Start a side venture to advance in your career
Through a very inspiring story, Dorie Clark explains how starting a side venture can help you acquire skills that can be useful to your company and therefore advance your career. She goes on to share some tips on how to do this successfully. 

Build a strategic network
Building and sustaining a diverse network inside and outside your company and your industry can create a key asset for your company and can position you as a valuable intrapreneur. Dorie Clark reveals how to do this effectively. 

Inject some creativity into your work
Successful intrapreneurs can bring creativity into their work in order to add value to their company and ensure that their interest and passion for their job always remain strong. Find out how with Dorie Clark.. 

Build a mentor board of directors
Having a mentor can be an invaluable transformative experience. But it’s not always easy to find the right person as great mentors are scarce and their time is often limited. To get round this, Dorie Clark suggests building a mentor board of directors. Let’s see how you can do this and what the benefits of this practice might be. 

Intrapreneurs and risk-taking 
Entrepreneurs and intrapreneurs are often seen as willing and able to take big, bold risks in order to bring their ideas to fruition. Dorie Clark explains why she disagrees with this perception and how, instead, these types of people do all they can to mitigate the risks of failure. 

An intrapreneur breaks the rules 
One key characteristic of intrapreneurs is their ability to break the rules and then convince other people to get on board. Dorie Clark shows the best way to achieve this result. 

Professional development: the buck stops here! 
In today’s world, it’s in the interest of employees to take ownership of their personal development and the management of their career. Dorie Clark explains why she thinks this new mindset is the essence of intrapreneurship. 

How to think intrapreneurially 
Discover the five key strategies to hone your intrapreneurial thinking. 

Managing a project like an entrepreneur 
Managing a project as though you were an entrepreneur has many advantages, even if you are a company employee. This way of approaching things can lead to breakthrough ideas. This toolsheet will help you to adopt this new mindset. 

close