ZenStorming

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Five Ways to Get Employees Thinking Like Entrepreneurs

Posted by Plish on October 7, 2008

Interesting blog post from the Wall Street Journal. 

I have seen industry violate one or more of the above ways time and time again. It is difficult in most of today’s corporate cultures to reward risk because risk is often tied directly into the pending rewards that have already been dialed-in to short term and often long term plans. This means that failure, which should be embraced and learned from in an entrepreneurial company, becomes the enemy and people get various levels of punishment instead of reward for creative thinking.  How have you seen these followed or violated?

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