Organizational agility: a precondition for successful intrapreneurs?

Organizational agility: a precondition for successful intrapreneurs?

Intrapreneurship - meaning the pursuit of entrepreneurial opportunities by corporate insiders leveraging organizational resources in alignment with the enterprise purpose - faces a set of unique challenges, many of them organizational in nature. Can increased organizational agility be a lever to make intrapreneurs more successful?

The death of PowerPoint and the rise of the canvas

The death of PowerPoint and the rise of the canvas

Doubtlessly due to the pioneering work of Alex Osterwalder and his Business Model Generation model, canvases have become a novel approach to empower problem solving. This approach isn’t simply about a new set of tools – rather, it stands for a new way to tackle management challenges.

Six issues to avoid in getting actionable leadership feedback

Six issues to avoid in getting actionable leadership feedback

One key ingredient of learning leadership from experience is reflection upon that experience based on feedback. Powerful feedback and productive reflection, however much invoked, are not that easy to get right. Especially in the beginning, they require time, careful consideration and a conscious approach to get something out of it.

Why leadership development on-the-job fails and how to get it right

Why leadership development on-the-job fails and how to get it right

No one, we believe, will challenge one of the key propositions at the heart of our Leadership Development Kit: that individual leadership skills are best developed through practice and experience on-the-job. In many leadership development initiatives, however, training leadership skills off-the-job still gets the majority of program planners’ attention.