Selling Cybersecurity to Small Business

As a former small-business owner, I understand the attitude of “I am too small to be targeted by cybercrime.”  The problem is that as larger businesses harden their security, criminals are looking for easier targets.  The other thing that is changing is the automation of exploits.  The end result is that small businesses are now the easiest target as automation increases the ROI for criminal activities against multiple targets of lesser value. Continue reading Selling Cybersecurity to Small Business

The Internal Entrepreneur

“The entrepreneur always searches for change, responds to it, and exploits it as an opportunity.” – Peter Drucker

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From Wikipedia…
What is an internal entrepreneur?
An internal entrepreneur is known as an intrapreneur (makes part of intrapreneurship) and is defined as “a person within a large corporation who takes direct responsibility for turning an idea into a profitable finished product through assertive risk-taking and innovation”. They are usually very motivated, with a high drive towards completing the job at a fast pace with efficiencey (action-oriented) who are comfortable with taking the initiative, regardless of the boundaries that the organisation or the entrepreneurial world imposes over them, they are in a constant pursuit of an innovative product or service. Their behaviour can be characterised through the ability of thinking outside the box which includes smart and clear minded risk-taking with an emphasis on leadership, these traits combined are also what make a successful entrepreneur.

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