to another week. I hope you had a nice weekend? Hope it was splendid. I
was at a wedding ceremony as the compere. May I tell you that I enjoy
doing it when the programme is orderly. Well, I greeted you in Ibibio
language of Akwa-Ibom State, Nigeria.
late Revd Goke Adeleke, chaplain of the Bowen University, Iwo, Nigeria.
Once described at a wedding ceremony, how people are now being
responsible more to career than the family. He believed it is a ploy to
separate man from marriage. If a man has actually left his parents and
cannot cleave to his wife because of career; there is a need to tread
cautiously because it might be the beginning of other relationships. You
know what I mean, infidelity creeps in. This is an aside; we are
considering Entrepreneurship versus Intrapeneurship.
is the when one is the owner of a business. There are different
categories of this as stated by the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC),
Nigeria such as Sole Proprietorship, Limited Liability Company, Limited
by Guarantee and many more. Entrepreneurship is about taking risk. The
entrepreneur is willing to put his or her career and financial security
on the line and take risks in the name of an idea, spending time as well
as capital on an uncertain venture. An entrepreneur takes sole
responsibility for the success and failure of the business endeavor.
is a phenomenon wherein there is a difference between the owner of the
business and the person taking the risk. Intrapreneurship is
the act of behaving like an entrepreneur while working within a large
organization. Intrapreneurship is known as the practice of a corporate
management style that integrates risk-taking and innovation approaches,
as well as the reward and motivational techniques that are more
traditionally thought of as being the province of entrepreneurship.
An intrapreneur works within a large corporation and takes direct
responsibility for turning an idea into a profitable finished product
through assertive risk-taking and innovation.
If it is not Panadol; it can never be Panadol! (A
Nigerian parlance on adulteration). If you don’t own it; your control
is still minimal. If you own it, an intrapreneur would one day bid your
We all have a choice to be bold, daring and ultimately WIN!
Nice week wishes.
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