Category: Creative Entrepreneurship

Futuremakers Botswana Masterclass

David will deliver an online Masterclass on Creative Entrepreneurship for Futuremakers Botswana in May 2021. Organised by Young Africa Botswana in Gaborone, the interactive masterclass for creative entrepreneurs in the Futuremakers Botswana programme will cover the following themes: – How to create and sell value using creative business models – How to adapt to the …

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Strategic Marketing Workshop for Creative Georgia

David delivered a strategic marketing workshop for Creative Georgia in April 2021. With the title ‘Strategic Marketing for Business Success’, the marketing workshop for Creative Georgia covered the following key points: – How to be strategic about marketing – How to succeed in a competitive market – How to focus on the best customers In …

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The word ‘creativity’ is a problem because it means different things

The word ‘creativity’ is a problem. Because people use it to mean only ‘artistic’ creativity. It’s as if the artists have hijacked the word for themselves. So many people say “I’m not creative”. Meaning they aren’t good at painting, crafts or music. There are two kinds of Creativity. As a creative business owner, you can …

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Lifestyle Businesses

Is it an insult or a compliment? In the world of venture capital it’s a derogatory term. Equity investors looking for a lucrative ‘exit’ look down their noses at them. I’m talking about “lifestyle businesses”. It’s a name used for enterprises that aren’t attractive to investors seeking super-profits. It’s a term used insultingly by venture …

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What is Creative Entrepreneurship – Masterclass with Creative Georgia

David presented a Masterclass on What is Creative Entrepreneurship: Create Your Business Formula at an online event in Georgia. The Masterclass, “What is Creative Entrepreneurship: Create Your Business Formula”, was organized by LEPL Creative Georgia in the frame of the British Council grant programme, “Creative Spark: Higher Education Enterprise Programme”. David’s masterclass covered the following …

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Workshop for E-Cell, Indian Institute of Technology, Madras

David Parrish delivered an online workshop for the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), at an event organised by E-Cell at the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras. David’s Indian Institute of Technology workshop on Strategic Planning covered the following topics, and more: – Vision and Success – Internal Analysis – External Analysis – Competitive Advantage – …

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Tools and Techniques for Creative Businesses

David Parrish gave a presentation on Tools and Techniques for Creative Businesses for creative producers in Nigeria. Working in partnership with Amethyst Dance Foundation, David participated as an online speaker in the Dance Producers’ Retreat. He spoke about some key tools and techniques for creative businesses, including: – Dare to be different – Listen to …

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Change Maker Connect Discussion

David led a Change Maker Connect discussion on creative entrepreneurship, in partnership with In Place of War (IPOW) on Monday 22 February at 2021 17:00 GMT. This free Change Maker Connect online event was open to anyone. Participants discussed these and other questions with David and others at the event: How can we combine our …

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