Within your company there may just be "intrapreneurs" carrying on unnoticed by you. But don't let them carry on unnoticed too long: Instead, you need to spot these people, empower them and retain them -- before you lose them forever.

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Of course you first have to know what you're looking for. What is an intrapreneur anyway?

Quite simply, the term refers to someone within a organization who has the entrepreneurial spirit. These employees show the ability to balance daydreaming and doing. They're the type who'll spend time coming up with innovative new ideas for your business as well as putting in the effort to bring those new ideas to life.