Eye by Flavia Dobraca

Eye See You

“Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.” Oscar Wilde

Interviewing or being interviewed relies not solely on the explicit meaning of words, but most often involves implicit messages expressed through non-verbal behaviors.Continue 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

Daniel Balanescu

How to avoid / replace buzzwords & hyperboles in your CV

It may well be true that you have “huge / big / large / extensive / wealth of experience”, “exceptional / valuable expertise” and that you have had “outstanding results”.

Recruiters, however, tend to dislike reading these hyperboles in your CV. They might want to read instead about your e.g. “5+ years experience in …”, your “certified expertise” and your “measurable results”.Continue reading

Geraldine Aresteanu

Recommended Websites (III)

You asked about my internet literacy habits: websites I am regularly visiting, blogs I often read, preferred web pages. Since there are quite a few I am truly fond of, I will describe them in series, randomly choosing 3 web pages in each article.

“I’m not a fan of giving a website a simple number like an IQ rating because like people they can vary in all kinds of different ways. So I’d be interested in different organizations labeling websites in different ways.” Tim Berners-Lee

Sir Timothy John “Tim” Berners-Lee, (born 8 June 1955), also known as TimBL, is an English computer scientist, best known as the inventor of the World Wide Web.Continue reading

Geraldine Aresteanu

Dictionary: …preneurs

Innerpreneur

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?”

http://www.intelligenthq.com/social-business-2/innerpreneur/

 

 

Intrapreneur

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”

http://www.madalinadobraca.com/interview-intrapreneur/

 

 

Extrapreneur

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”

http://www.theguardian.com/sustainable-business/rise-of-extrapreneur-cross-sector-collaboration

 

 

Minipreneur

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 Trendwatching.com)

Link to “Who wants to be a Minipreneur?”

http://ecubation.com/blog/who-wants-to-be-a-minipreneur/

 

 

Momtrepreneur

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”

http://meredithvieirashow.com/videos/momtrepreneurs-million-dollar-idea/]

 

 

Seniorpreneur

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

(Definition by Small Business BC)

Link to “Starting your own business in retirement”

https://www.seniorpreneur.co.uk/

 

 

Wantrepreneur

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’?

http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/242451

 

 

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

Copyright Innerpreneur: Intelligent HQ

Dorel Topan

Dictionary: Agile Working

About the “Dictionary”: Launched today, the “Dictionary” on this site will include novel HR-specific and contemporary business terms that are either trendy or avantgardistic, popular or leading-edge.

Each term will be described in an ‘elevator pitch’ manner (a very short presentation that you would do to somebody you briefly meet, like in an elevator, to attract her/his attention), but the interested reader will always find additional bibliography links to further document her/himself.Continue reading