Tag: creative entrepreneurs

Business Creativity Speech in Chiang Mai, Thailand

David Parrish gave a Business Creativity speech in Chiang Mai, Thailand, at the ‘Punspace’ workspace creative hub for digital nomads, startups and creative entrepreneurs. He made a presentation entitled ‘How to Profit from Creativity in Business: Think Creatively to Achieve Success’, drawing on his own experience as an entrepreneur and his work in more than 50 …

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Business Growth: Does Size Matter?

Part of my job as a business adviser in the creative sector is to ask questions – sometimes awkward or unexpected questions. So when entrepreneurs ask my advice about how to grow their businesses, my first questions are: “Why do you want to grow?” and: “What do you want to grow?” Why grow? There is …

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Don’t be a ‘Poor Pioneer’: create Barriers to Entry

I often advise creative entrepreneurs who have innovative products or services. Sometimes it’s a completely new idea and they are planning to open up a new market for it. Someone asked me whether I’m ever tempted to ‘steal’ the ideas people tell me about when I’m advising them. My answer was firmly No, for two …

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