Intrapreneur's Commandment #10
[From Intrapreneur's 10 Commandments, Wall Street Journal 5/23/96, Small Business: David in Goliath, Timothy D. Schellhardt]
Intrapreneur is a term that basically means someone with an Entrepreneur's attitude and approach but who's playing field is within the boundary of a company.
10) Honor your sponsors.
As the above is the last of the 10 commandments, all 10 are listed below.
- Do any job needed to make your project work regardless of your job description.
- Share credit wisely.
- Remember, it is easier to ask for forgiveness than permission.
- Come to work each day willing to be fired.
- Ask for advice before asking for resources.
- Follow your intuition about people; build a team of the best.
- Build a quiet coalition for your idea; early publicity triggers the corporate immune system.
- Never bet on a race unless you are running in it.
- Be true to your goals, but realistic about ways to achieve them.
- Honor your sponsors.