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James Caan on intrapreneurship

James Caan on intrapreneurship

James Caan explains the new concept of intrapreneurship and how it can benefit any business owner.

 

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  • Preparation is key when expanding your business abroad

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    Why entrepreneurs need to keep an eye out for intrapreneurs

    As a passionate supporter of entrepreneurship, particularly in the form of those small businesses that are the heartbeat of our economy, I am always on the lookout for people who want to start their own business.