Tag: intrapreneurship

Why Good Entrepreneurs Are Like Scientists

August 18th, 2013   •   1 comment   

Scientist Entrepreneur
You don’t have to be a mad scientist to benefit from experiments (courtesy of Cliparts.co)

Imagine that you’re an entrepreneur tasked to start a new business. Or perhaps launch a new product.

How would you go about doing it?
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The Art of the (internal) Start-up

February 6th, 2010   •   3 comments   


Courtesy of A Fresh Start (up)

As some of you may know, I am in the midst of switching portfolios in my organisation and heading to the National Art Gallery, Singapore to lead the corporate services function. Unlike my previous role at the National Heritage Board, this one covers a broader spectrum of responsibilities – from HR, Finance, Admin, Strategic Planning, Policy, Marketing & Communications, to IT. You can say that it stretches from conceptualisation, development, funding, and staffing to communication, reporting and implementation.

Due to the start-up nature of the institution (which just celebrated its first birthday), many things need to be put in place. It has certainly been an exhilarating couple of weeks thus far, and I look forward to more excitement ahead.
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