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Strategic Vision and Business Success

Strategic Vision and a clear definition of Business Success are vital elements of strategic planning for all creative businesses and cultural enterprises. A Vision sets out the aspirations for the future of a creative business or cultural enterprise. This Vision (or ‘Strategic Vision’) is the ‘dream’ of the future, a picture painted in words, which […]

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Creative Business Workshop at HUBBA Thailand

David delivered a creative business workshop for creative and digital entrepreneurs at HUBBA Thailand. His creative business workshop “Designing Your Creative Business” was attended by more than 30 creative businesses at the HUBBA workspace in Bangkok. David’s interactive workshop focused on business growth using appropriate business models that achieve success in terms defined by the […]

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Ten years of ‘T-Shirts and Suits’ book

The first edition of the book ‘T-Shirts and Suits: A Guide to the Business of Creativity’ was published in the UK in November 2005 by Merseyside ACME in Liverpool. Since then, the book has been reprinted in a revised edition in the UK, published as an eBook in various formats, and published in translations in […]

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Devise a REAL Business Strategy

Most so-called “business strategies” are in reality just audacious goals and ambitious growth targets, bundled with a ‘vision of the future’, then packaged as a ‘business strategy’. Sadly, this is true for many design, media and technology companies. A REAL business strategy is different. A real business strategy is a clever solution to a particular […]

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Blue Ocean Strategy

Creative, digital and cultural enterprises can radically improve their businesses using ‘Blue Ocean Strategy’. Advising a creative business in Spain, I suggested that they adopt a Blue Ocean Strategy. The company was working in a highly competitive marketplace, with many other businesses offering similar services. This meant that very often they were competing on price. […]

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