This is one of the best definitions of entrepreneurship that I’ve ever come across:
Entrepreneurship is the pursuit of opportunity without regard to resources currently controlled.
– Prof. Howard Stevenson, Harvard Business School
This applies even within the context of an organization, as an intrapreneur. It’s a simple 25-word definition pares entrepreneurship to its essence and explains why it’s so hard. And so addictive.
Full article from Inc.com, What’s an Entrepreneur? The Best Answer.
John Kotter, über leadership and management guru of Harvard Business School and author of Leading Change and A Sense of Urgency, talks about how a sense of urgency is vital in leaders for today’s economic environment in an article I read from Inc.: John Kotter’s Urgent Message for Entrepreneurs
My 4 key takeaways:
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