According to Mish, one of the cornerstones for building influence — whether up, down or sideways — is listening. She says Steven Covey’s habit number five in "The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People,” "seek first to understand, then to be understood,” captures this.
Simply stated, intrapreneurship is the act of behaving like an entrepreneur while working within an organization, including the willingness to accept risk and sometimes failure.
Here’s a story of how we at the University of Washington (UW) tried to help our fundraising team keep their eyes on the largest, more transformative gifts during a campaign.
My brother likes to tell a story about the time we found the end of the rainbow.
A storm had passed, and a brilliant rainbow touched down in our backyard. “See if you can find the pot of gold," said our dad.
A new season has begun, and so has the annual change in the leadership of Apra. I am humbled and honored to begin my term as Apra’s president.