The Lens - Changing Perspectives

Bold and brave leadership

In this blog we explore the key leadership actions needed for a creative, innovative culture powered by intrapreneurship.

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What is intrapreneurship?

As this week is Global Intrapreneurs Week – you can follow what else is happening using the #GIW2020 on twitter – we thought we’d go back to basics with a blog on what intrapreneurship is.

 

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Future-Proof with Flexible Working

The lockdown has started to ease and people are able to take steps to plan for recovery. Whether that’s re-opening businesses that had to completely shut down or considering how to bring teams back together again, it poses an interesting dichotomy for leaders. Will you take this the opportunity to harness the creativity that led to fundamentally new ways of working over the last few months or will you feel pressure to return to the old “normal”?

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Try these questions to think about what your 'new normal' could be

Several weeks into Coronovirus we've seen a temptation to batten down the hatches, to hope that business as usual will return shortly. For those that do so, there is a risk they will discover that previous structures and systems have disappeared and that their stakeholders and customers have radically different priorities.

 

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Change: Turbocharged


Can we still manage and plan change well when the change we envisaged is turbocharged, unprecedented and spanning both our personal and professional lives? The answer is YES. While it might feel different, it doesn’t need to be different. By applying basic service design principles and mindset, we can confidently respond at pace rather than through impulse.

 

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Casting a Spotlight on Intrapreneurship

Friday 01 July 2016 / The Lens In The News, The Lens Events

On Friday 3rd June, Lens CEO Steve McCreadie, took to the stage of the Theatre Royal in Glasgow to illuminate the benefits of intrapreneurship at TEDxGlasgow.

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Cornerstone Lens Final

A group of twelve intrapreneurs from Scottish social care charity, Cornerstone, partner of The Lens, took to the stage on Wednesday 11th May to present their business innovation ideas to a panel of judges to secure part of a £20,000 investment pot.

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The Lens Launch Video

Monday 05 October 2015 / The Lens Events, Partner News

The video of The Lens launch night is now ready for viewing.

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The Lens at Charity Hack Scotland

Wednesday 23 September 2015 / The Lens Events

The Lens was delighted to be asked to participate in the judging panel of ACOSVO and Mallzee’s event, Charity Hack Scotland, last weekend.

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The Launch of The Lens

Thursday 10 September 2015 / The Lens In The News, The Lens Events, Partner News

On September 8th, we celebrated the official launch of The Lens at the Edinburgh City Art Centre, with special guest Fergus Ewing MSP.

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