How Do I Become an Intrapreneur? What are the first steps?

The successful peak performance of an Intrapreneur’s career is 90% based on mental toughness. Your first step is to discipline yourself to read 10 minutes a day to develop soft skills [outside your hard core skills], starting with the suggested books below.  Set a goal to read these books in the next 12 months. Reading everyday for 10 minutes provides mental armor to face situations and creatively overcome challenges that produces success, which regular employees will never dream about experiencing.
  • Confidence:  “The Magic of Thinking BIG” by Dr. David Schwartz.
  • Interpersonal / Persuasion skills: “How Win Friends and Influence People” and  “How Win Friends and Influence People in the Digital Age” by Dale Carnegie
  • Entrepreneur mental attitude: “Think and Grow Rich” by Napoleon Hill
  • Power Networking skills: “How to Swim With Sharks Without Being Eaten Alive” by Harvey Mackay
  • Run your career like a business owner: “Win The Race For 21st Century Jobs; Put CEO Power into your Career” by Rod Colon
  • Learn how to motivate people: “Whale Done!” by Ken Blanchard
  • Develop relationships for life to position you with movers and shakers: “Never Eat Alone” by Keith Ferrazzi
  • Become a Rainmaker, not a “Go To” person: “10 Powerful Networking Tips of Influential People” by Carl E. Reid, CSI