Reputation is a precious investment

When you are trying to be an intrapreneur, one of the major barriers to starting comes in the form of fear-of-failure. The fear stems out of natural risk aversion to investment. Though you are protected by the company’s investment of time, money and resources, the purest investment you are making is your reputation. The one … [Read more…]

Always say less than necessary

When you are trying to present your idea and impress people with words, the more you say, the more common you appear, and less in control. Even if you are describing a commonly known fact, it will seem original if you make it open-ended and interesting. Do not twist facts to make it interesting. Do … [Read more…]

Never outshine the master

Always make those above you feel comfortably superior. In your desire to please or impress them, do not go too far in displaying your talents or you might accomplish the opposite, induce fear and insecurity. Make your masters appear more brilliant than they are with your work/product and you will attain the heights of power. … [Read more…]