Blog posts and Articles

These creative business blog posts and articles are written to help creative entrepreneurs become even more successful by combining their creative talent with smart business thinking. They complement my books, guides, videos and a range of free resources for creative business development.

In addition to this list of recent blog posts, there is also a complete index of all blog posts in alphabetical order.

A selection of the most popular marketing blogs for creative, digital and cultural enterprises.

And here is a list of travel blogs.


Reflections of a Locked-Down Digital Nomad

It’s January 2021 and I’m at home in England, in lockdown during the Covid-19 pandemic. Looking out of my back-bedroom-office window at the snow falling against the background of a grey sky, I reflect that this is a complete contrast to my travelling office setup as a digital nomad. Somewhere I have a photo of ...
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This technique involves asking the question in a different way, so that more options and ideas can be discovered. Very often the question is asked in a ‘narrow’ way, which results in blinkered or restricted thinking. For example we could ask: “What can we do to ensure that customers enjoy the theatre performance?” … or ...
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How to Generate New Ideas

In this introduction to creative thinking techniques to deliberately generate new ideas, David also talks about the 'Two Modes of Thinking'. These modes can conflict with each other if managed wrongly, or can both be highly effective if managed separately. This video is a free extract from an online video-based course and toolkit: "COVID-19 Business ...
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Introduction from Xin Gu

See other videos in this series and more details about the creative entrepreneurship course. Video produced by T-Shirts and Suits TV. Copyright © David Parrish/T-Shirts and Suits Ltd 2020. Used with permission by Monash University. Not for use elsewhere without permission. Contact David Parrish regarding licensing arrangements for other universities and organisations ...
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Invitation to Discussion Forum for Students

See other videos in this series and more details about the creative entrepreneurship course. Video produced by T-Shirts and Suits TV. Copyright © David Parrish/T-Shirts and Suits Ltd 2020. Used with permission by Monash University. Not for use elsewhere without permission. Contact David Parrish regarding licensing arrangements for other universities and organisations. nv ...
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That photo of Che Guevara…

We've all seen that famous photo of Che Guevara wearing a beret. There's a story behind it. And a business lesson too. The bearded Cuban revolutionary's image is on t-shirts and posters everywhere. All around the world. Alberto Korda took the photo in Havana in 1960. But the interesting story happened much later. Recently, during ...
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