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Ep 65: Intrapreneurs Arise! Devonne Wilhoit (American Transmission Company)



In this episode, we talk about Intrapreneurship. An intrapreneur (as defined by Investopedia) is an inside entrepreneur, or an entrepreneur within a company, who uses entrepreneurial skills without incurring the risks associated with those activities. I talk with Devonne Wilhoit of American Transmission Company. Devonne is an innovative Information Technology (IT) Professional with over 22 years’ experience. She currently works as a Consultant Business Relationship Manager building strong collaborative teams, facilitating communication, and solidifying partnerships between IT and business functional areas.

We talk about investing in yourself, establishing your brand, and making yourself marketable. We step through how thinking like an Intrapreneur can benefit your professional career in a big way.

Golden nuggets:

  • Invest in your brand
  • Market your skillset
  • Think innovatively
  • Put pressure on your potential

Actionable tip:

  • Take on a new challenge

Inspiration:

“Throughout history, people with new ideas–who think differently and try to change things–have always been called troublemakers.”–Richelle Mead

Resource:

Sign up for the mailing list at www.enterprise-now.biz and get a free download of the 3 Ps of EmPowerment worksheet. Or send me an email at eflenard@enterprise-now.biz


Ep 53: Grow Your Business With Pod-Casting – With Elzie Flenard (Episode 4 of 4)



In this episode, I go into more detail on what a podcast producer does and how they can play a role in the success of your podcast project. I discuss coaching both on the side of business and for pod-casters and how important it is to have a sounding board to help think through your project. I review the first three episodes in this 4 episode series. And I wrap up this particular series with some details about the direction of the Enterprise NOW! Podcast and some cool potential projects that I may need your help with.

Sponsor:

LIGHTSPEED

Insights:

  • You get what you pay for.
  • Pay attention to the details.
  • Cheaper is not always better.

Golden nuggets:

  • Know your strong areas when facing challenges.
  • Be tenacious.
  • Be humble enough to ask for help.
  • Never give up.
  • Know when to pivot.
  • Take your time…..this is a marathon not a sprint.
  • Get great at delegating.
  • Be self aware enough to know what your good at and what you suck at.

Actionable Tips:

  • Get organized! Google docs is an awesome tool!
  • Utilize the features of your phone to keep things in order. (Calendar, notes, voice memo)
  • Focus on the work. Turn everything else off!
  • Document your processes and procedures.

Inspiration:

  • I thought about giving up..but then I remembered who was watching. Lux Quotes.
  • There is always room for improvement, no matter how long you’ve been in business. – Oscar De La Hoya.
  • You don’t have tomorrow yet and yesterday is gone so embrace today and live life to your maximum potential.

 

 


Ep 50: What is Enterprise NOW! all about? Episode 1 of 4



In this episode, I talk about the importance of self awareness and knowing when to delegate. I talk about how Enterprise NOW! the company and the podcast are both shifting and growing. I share some golden nuggets that will help you to grow and maximize your business and I also give you an actionable tip to apply to your business today. I share about a recent visit to the circus…. and how the cost of entry did not match the quality of the entertainment or the food.

Insights:

  • You get what you pay for.
  • Pay attention to the details.
  • Cheaper is not always better.

Golden nuggets:

  • Take your time…..this is a marathon not a sprint.
  • Get great at delegating.
  • Be self aware enough to know what your good at and what you suck at.

Actionable tip:

Document your processes and procedures

Inspiration:

You don’t have tomorrow yet and yesterday is gone so embrace today and live life to your maximum potential.

Links:

www.enterprise-now.biz

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