Understanding intrapreneurship and how to make intrapreneurs better

Understanding intrapreneurship and how to make intrapreneurs better

The basic concept of intrapreneurship is simple: it is entrepreneurship but done inside large organisations.But if we look beyond the simple definition, it gets more complicated. Most companies appreciate that the key to lasting growth and profitability depends on optimising existing products whilst simultaneously embracing innovation. But often they appear to neglect the innovation part.… Read more

Case Study: Filentia – Shared leadership in a startup team

Case Study: Filentia – Shared leadership in a startup team

One of the most critical factors in starting a new company is the founding team. Launching a new venture with the right founders has significant implications that affect its long-term success. In this post, we look at the startup company Filentia and its founders Tom and Sven to understand which questions matter when building a… Read more

How to approach networking in a better way

How to approach networking in a better way

Building up valuable networks can be one of the most awkward and time-consuming activities for an entrepreneur.  Here we want to offer a new approach to networking, one which makes it easier to begin the task of building a beneficial network.   This new method starts with thinking about social capital. Social capital has been… Read more

The significance of mindfulness for entrepreneurs

The significance of mindfulness for entrepreneurs

Being an entrepreneur means building and growing a business under conditions of extreme uncertainty, involving substantial risk.  This situation places high demands mentally on the entrepreneur, with regards to managing themselves and when dealing with others. Mindfulness has become an incredibly popular topic over recent years[i]. Often entrepreneurs stumble across mindfulness when they are looking… Read more

Four questions every entrepreneur should consider before deciding to study entrepreneurship

Four questions every entrepreneur should consider before deciding to study entrepreneurship

Getting the right type of knowledge and advice can be tough for entrepreneurs.  Jeremy Hutchison-Krupat, academic director of the Mater of Studies in Entrepreneurship at Cambridge Judge Business School gives some advice to potential students, particularly those who are interested in either an MBA or Masters in Entrepreneurship.   Read more