How a company can nurture its internal rebels | Shoel Perelman | TED Institute – W/Evaluation Form

How a company can nurture its internal rebels | Shoel Perelman | TED Institute

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How can an established company maintain a startup mentality? Intrapreneur Shoel Perelman argues that first it must retain its internal rebels. To do so, Perelman suggests a system inspired by online dating that matches rebels from big companies with small companies that need their skills. And keeps the entrepreneurial spirit alive in the biggest organizations.

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