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Beautiful Chaos.

Beautiful Chaos.

I’ve recently returned from a trade mission to India visiting Jaipur, Agra and Delhi. While in Jaipur I had a meeting with the head of a design institute. It was a delight to talk about how the institute was helping students harness and evolve their...

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Avoiding risk is the riskiest course of action.

Avoiding risk is the riskiest course of action.

Fear of risk is one of the greatest barriers to innovation and intrapreneurialism. Risk is a term that strikes fear in the hearts of many leaders – especially those who consider themselves to work in severely risk-averse contexts. However, taking a risk is...

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Do you have a Growth Mindset?

Do you have a Growth Mindset?

In her bestselling book, Mindset[1], Stanford University professor Carol Dweck suggests that people fall loosely into two categories – and these two categories are very starkly contrasted when it comes to learning, failure and self-efficacy. The two...

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Collaboration Is More Than a Conversation

Collaboration Is More Than a Conversation

I spent some time at Atlassian Headquarters in Sydney last week learning about what has made this Aussie tech firm one of the most successful software companies in the world. How did they build a culture that enables them to punch so far above their...

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Leadership 4.0 for the Innovation Age

Leadership 4.0 for the Innovation Age

The innovation age requires leaders to think differently about how they bring out the best in themselves and their people. The leader of the future is the leader who asks rather than tells, who mentors rather than directs, who requests rather demands, and...

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Is your leadership training up to date?

Is your leadership training up to date?

I read an article in The Australian recently that reported on the fact that leadership training in Australia has fallen behind the times. Not only that – but when it is done it is usually only targeted to people who are already in senior leadership...

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What happens when the disruptors are disrupted?

What happens when the disruptors are disrupted?

Over the last 20 years we’ve seen many household name brands become obsolete or lose market share as a result of new players in the industry. In the common business vernacular they’ve been ‘disrupted’. One of the most commonly cited examples is Uber’s disruption of...

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The Secret to a Long Life

The Secret to a Long Life

Meet Siomara Valdes, an octogenarian who can still totally rock a packed house. I met her when we went to see the show The Bar at Bueno Vista at the QPAC Playhouse last weekend and was completely blown away by this legend of Cuban music. She mesmerised us...

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Seven Steps to Intrapreneurialism

Seven Steps to Intrapreneurialism

Intrapreneurs are the future of your organisation. They will find ways of rising above obstacles, barriers, entrenched thinking, bureaucratic constraints to help bring enormous value and transformation within organisations. I often use the metaphor of a...

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It’s Public Sector Innovation Month

It’s Public Sector Innovation Month

This article is specifically dedicated to all those in my network who work in the public sector because it is public sector innovation month. Many of my clients in government have shared that they some great events and initiatives lined up to showcase and...

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Celebrating Intrapreneurialism

Celebrating Intrapreneurialism

Last week saw the official launch of my new book Intrapreneur: How leaders ignite innovation, break bureaucracy and catalyse change. It was a glittering event with a wonderfully diverse group of people gathering to celebrate intrapreneurialism. And there...

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Podcasts

The INTRApreneur and The Intrapreneurialistic Workplace

Dr Irena Yashin-Shaw with Nina Sunday

 

In this podcast episode of ‘Manage Self, Lead Others’ Dr Irena Yashin-Shaw speaks with Nina Sunday on, ‘The Intrapreneur: How to foster an Intrapreneurial culture’, https://lnkd.in/g_RvswN

TALKING POINTS:

What is an intrapreneur?

Intrapreneurs ask the difficult questions. They step up and challenge the status quo.

Why the intrapreneurialism movement is important right now

How can an organization foster an intrapreneurial culture?

The importance of giving people permission to experiment, to think differently and use their creativity.

‘Manage Self, Lead Others’ is a #businesspodcast for experienced and aspiring managers who want to stay up to date with latest trends in #leadingteams and #selfleadership

Entrapreneurs are problem solvers who are being recognized as the driving force behind innovation in organizations. Dr. Irena Yashin-Shaw is leading the charge in this new way of working. In this episode, she shares how to be an intrapreneur and how to create a culture that fosters creativity and intrapreneurialism.

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On this episode, you’ll hear how Dr Irena Yashin-Shaw transitioned from a high school teacher to become Australia’s leading expert on creativity and innovation.  Listen in when she discusses the strategies she uses to facilitate knowledge retention and behaviour change in the workshops.

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On this episode, Dr Irena Yashin-Shaw discusses, in BizTalk with Emmanuel, Intrapreneurship.  That it’s not new, and is fundamental to the success of any organisation in the world, yet still very little attention has been placed on it. 

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In this podcast I am in conversation with Henry Rowley from Sideways 6, a London based firm who help organisations harvest the brilliant ideas of their employees.

Some of the topics we cover are:  

What does it mean to be an intrapreneur?

Am I an Intrapreneur?

What is intrapreneurialism?

Why is the rise of intrapreneurialism essential to the future of business?

And some quirky stories along the way.

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My guest today says, “Intrapreneurs are the future of work, the future of talent AND the future of your organization.”

Joining me today is Dr Irena Yashin-Shaw

Irena has been a thought leader and practitioner in innovation and creativity since before they became the new workplace imperatives. With a PhD in creative problem-solving and a Masters in Adult Education, she is a rare combination of deep academic knowledge, real-world entrepreneurial experience and a dedicated educator on a mission to liberate underutilised talent in workplaces.

Podcast Content

  
What is an INTRAPRENEUR3:00min
Why INTRAPRENEURS are so valuable to business5:50min
Barriers to INTRAPRENEURSHIP8:20min
Why NOW is the age of the INTRAPRENEUR12:00min
The importance of upskilling and supporting INTRAPRENEURS13:22min
What counts as INNOVATION16:00min
What are the drivers of INTRAPRENEURIALISM20:10min
How being an intrapreneur can prepare you for being anentrepreneur23:16min
About the Australian Intrapreneurs Summit32:00min
Can INTRAPRENEURIAL skills help you get a job 35:00min
Why INTRAPRENEURIALISM is so hot right now 37:39min

The Future of Work | Intrapreneur | Interview with Dr. Irena Yashin-Shaw

The Future of Work – Dr. Irena Yashin-Shaw reveals how leaders ignite innovation, break bureaucracy and catalyse change, and how creative and enterprising individuals – Intrapreneurs – are transforming their organisations from the inside out.

ABOUT – DR IRENA YASHIN-SHAW

Dr Irena Yashin-Shaw has been a thought leader and practitioner in the fields of innovation and creativity since before they became the new workplace imperatives.

With a PhD in creative problem-solving and a Masters in Adult Education, Dr. Irena is a rare combination of deep academic knowledge, real-world entrepreneurial experience and a dedicated educator who is on a mission to liberate underutilised talent within our workplaces.

In that capacity she works with leaders in both the public and private sector who want a critical mass of high performing, dedicated, energised employees who can help shape the future of the organisation.

Right now she is spearheading the intrapreneurialism movement in Australia by founding and organising the Australian Intrapreneurs Summit and also in her capacity as founder and editor-in-chief of Intrapreneur Magazine which launched in February 2019.

She is currently a member of the advisory board of Griffith University’s Department of Business Strategy and Innovation. Her most recent books are Leading in the Innovation Age (2016) and Intrapreneur: How leaders ignite innovation, break bureaucracy and catalyse change (2019).

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