Weight A Minute Wellness Company affirms that in order to gain an edge in today’s disruptive business environment, and harness available opportunities in workplaces, business leaders in organizations must hone their Intrapreneural skills to engage their team.
Weight A Minute at the 3rd edition of its annual Corporate Wellness Conference tagged Intrapreneurship, said leaders must build cultures of innovation to lead growth and create value in the future of work.
Speaking at the Conference, which took place at Business School Netherlands in Ikeja GRA, on Tuesday 6th and Wednesday 7th December, 2016, Fola Osasona, Convener, Corporate Wellness Conference stated that the Intrapreneurship conference is aimed at empowering business leaders with the thinking patterns and practical skills of intrapreneurs to lead disruptive innovation activities and embolden them to face rapid change and growing environmental uncertainty caused by technological development.
Fola explained that disruption is an opportunity and a challenge for organizations, economies and individuals. She said facing the challenges of a disruptive environment requires new ways of thinking and practices in order to survive and thrive in today’s fast moving world.
She said, “All organizations and their customers are challenged by complexity and disruption and this can directly impact an organizations revenue streams. Organizations whose revenue streams are threatened have a limited life span.
“Leadership is required to understand the challenge, set strategy and objectives build effective cultures and reorient organizations to be more resilient and relevant. We need new ways of thinking and acting to remain relevant, competitive and resilient in a dynamically disruptive environment.” Fola added.
The conference is not only a valuable professional development opportunity for individuals and teams from both large and small organizations, but also a platform to hear from leading thinkers on issues ranging from leadership, employee engagement and innovation.
This year’s Intrapreneurship conference assembled a stellar panel comprising intrapreneurs or corporate entrepreneurs, innovation (program) managers and directors, heads of labs, incubators and accelerators, corporate venturing, strategy and business development managers, R&D and product development professionals, HR and organizational transformation leaders all chasing similar objectives and facing similar challenges, across companies and industries.
The key note speakers at the Corporate Wellness Conference were Mr Lere Baale, Director, Business School Netherlands, Mr Lemmy Omoyinmi, Lagos University Business School, Mr Omoshola Yusuf, Chief Information Officer, Hygeia HMO Ltd., Solomon Avbioroko, Lagos Business School.