Perspectives by Flavia Dobraca

Trending in HR & Organizations

The first quarter of 2016 has been the go-live for several anticipated changes in HR & organizations, along with the strengthening of newly implemented systems or processes and the reinforcement of a rising HR & business conduct vocabulary.

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Iuliana Vilsan

Dictionary: “It” Factor

It Factor: “In business this essentially means the one special factor that makes any company new, or different, or interesting. In the past, this term has been known as the ‘secret ingredient,’ ‘the special sauce,’ and ‘the X factor.’ In other words, the ‘It Factor’ is basically an updated epithet or those previously aforementioned terms.” Ian Aronovich, CEO, GovernmentAuctions.orgContinue reading

Flavia Dobraca Photography

Poll: Chief Culture Officer (CCO)

“Whenever you see a successful business, someone made a courageous decision.” Peter Drucker

Chief Culture Officer: “[This is] a role that is becoming more necessary as hiring becomes more competitive. These people are responsible for making a company a place where everyone wants to work.” – Ryan Farley, co-founder, LawnStarterContinue reading

Flexible Working

Dictionary: ROWE

ROWE™, a.k.a. Results-Only Work Environment™, is a type of flexible work arrangement, whose 2005 creators are Cali Ressler and Jody Thompson, co-CEOs of CultureRx®. Cali and Jodi subsequently designed a methodology for ROWE™ certified organizations.Continue reading

Geraldine Aresteanu

Dictionary: …preneurs


Intelligent HQInnerpreneurs find their inspiration within themselves and start their businesses as a way to achieve their personal growth rather than that of the company. Driven by a strong purpose, they find their personal fulfillment and satisfaction through their work.

(Definition by Intelligent HQ)

Link to “What Is An Innerpreneur?”




IntrapreneurA career manager who creates shareholder value by utilizing and managing the assets of the corporation as if he or she is the owner. A person who starts or manages a new business within an already established company or group. A person within a company that is given the ability and responsibility to create and develop new directions in business, with few traditional controls of risk and fiscal responsibility. (Definitions by Urban Dictionary)

Link to “Interview with an Intrapreneur”




Geraldine AresteanuAn extrapreneur is the intrapreneur who not only chooses to apply her/his talents to her/his own organization, but also applies those talents externally to other organizations and then brings those experiences back internally.

(Definition by Michele DeStefano, Law Professor)

Link to “The rise of the extrapreneur: making cross-sector collaboration happen”




Flavia Dobraca‘Minipreneurs’: a vast army of consumers turning entrepreneurs; including small and micro businesses, freelancers, side-businesses, weekend entrepreneurs, web-driven entrepreneurs, part-timers, free agents, cottage businesses, seniorpreneurs, co-creators, mompreneurs, pro-ams, solopreneurs, eBay traders, advertising-sponsored bloggers and so on.

(Definition by

Link to “Who wants to be a Minipreneur?”




Geraldine AresteanuA woman who has children and family and runs a business at the same time.

(Definition by Lindsay White, Founder of Lot 801)

Link to “Momtrepreneur’s Million Dollar Idea”]




Geraldine AresteanuSelf-employed individual who is aged 55 and older.

(Definition by Small Business BC)

Link to “Starting your own business in retirement”




WantrepreneurSomeone who thinks about being an entrepreneur or starting a business but never gets started.

(Definition by Urban Dictionary)

Link to: “Are You An Entrepreneur Or a ‘Wantrepreneur’?



Featured photographers & copyright: Geraldine Aresteanu (Intrapreneur, Extrapreneur, Momtrepreneur, Seniorpreneur) and Flavia Dobraca (Minipreneur, Wantrepreneur).

Copyright Innerpreneur: Intelligent HQ