A great place to get ideas is from business sectors outside the creative industries. Why not buy a few magazines you’ve never read before? Or go to a networking meeting of professionals from an industry you’ve never engaged with. Creative people should get out more! Read article > Creative Times is now online! Link: www.creativetimes.co.uk
Leading Creative People … “We say it’s like herding cats!” was a comment about leading and managing creative people when I was a guest speaker at the Munich meeting of MAGNET – the Marketing and Advertising Global Network. My presentation to the owners of advertising agencies from around the world was on the subject of […]
The Message must be right for the medium – and vice versa. Continue to full article
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Creative Times. January 2007 The Pareto Principle, also known as the “80:20 Rule”, states that 80% of results flow from 20% of causes. In practice it’s more like the “95:5” rule. For example, 95% of business may come from just 5% of customers. Read more about the 95:5 Rule
Creative Times. October 2006 It’s natural for creative people to want to make a career out of their creativity. But it doesn’t necessarily follow that creativity automatically qualifies a person for a job – or guarantees they can build a successful business from their creativity. Read more
Creative Times. October 2005 Sometimes your creative competitors can be ideal collaborators. By imaginatively combining co-operation and competition we can create ‘Co-opetition’. More about Co-opetition
Successful collaborations between creative enterprises – ‘Interprises’ – are formed when there is an alignment of several factors between the businesses involved in the Interprise. Read more about Creating Interprises.