Getting started in the creative industries: review of Creative Review

I bought the current (August 2016) edition of Creative Review (CR) because of its focus on getting started in the creative economy. My work as mentor frequently brings me into contact with people wanting guidance in this area. The edition comprises

Getting started in the creative industries: review of Creative Review

I bought the current (August 2016) edition of Creative Review (CR) because of its focus on getting started in the creative economy. My work as mentor frequently brings me into contact with people wanting guidance in this area. The edition comprises

Creative places: elegy for Fleet Street

I’m a member of the Wynkyn de Worde Society. The society is named after Wynkyn de Worde, the first printer in Fleet Street. The heyday of Fleet Street has long since passed, but today the last two remaining journalists depart

Creative places: elegy for Fleet Street

I’m a member of the Wynkyn de Worde Society. The society is named after Wynkyn de Worde, the first printer in Fleet Street. The heyday of Fleet Street has long since passed, but today the last two remaining journalists depart

This is not a book

“These days it is impossible to get away from discussions of whether the book will survive the digital revolution. Blogs, tweets and newspaper articles on the subject appear daily…This thought-provoking book takes the form of a conversation in which Carriere

This is not a book

“These days it is impossible to get away from discussions of whether the book will survive the digital revolution. Blogs, tweets and newspaper articles on the subject appear daily…This thought-provoking book takes the form of a conversation in which Carriere

Joy of print procurement

In my post on security management I wrote: “In our selection of suppliers to work with, we ensure that there is plenty of duplication. It is tempting, once one has decided which supplier is best in class, to send all

Joy of print procurement

In my post on security management I wrote: “In our selection of suppliers to work with, we ensure that there is plenty of duplication. It is tempting, once one has decided which supplier is best in class, to send all

Postcards + content marketing = joy

Previously on this blog I’ve discussed the power of postcards in marketing — specifically for marketing books (‘Why use postcards to market books?‘, 19 Sept 2103). And I’ve discussed the potential of content marketing — broadcasting your expertise by providing helpful

Postcards + content marketing = joy

Previously on this blog I’ve discussed the power of postcards in marketing — specifically for marketing books (‘Why use postcards to market books?‘, 19 Sept 2103). And I’ve discussed the potential of content marketing — broadcasting your expertise by providing helpful

Tom Peters Wants You to Read

Originally posted on NUTs & FUNKENSPRUNG:
strategy + business, Published: May 26, 2016 The legendary management guru believes burying your nose in a book can be the most effective strategy for succeeding in business. by Theodore Kinni Tom Peters. You know the guy.…

Tom Peters Wants You to Read

Originally posted on NUTs & FUNKENSPRUNG:
strategy + business, Published: May 26, 2016 The legendary management guru believes burying your nose in a book can be the most effective strategy for succeeding in business. by Theodore Kinni Tom Peters. You know the guy.…

Publishing out of Africa — and other stories

I was alerted to Alan Hill’s memoir, In pursuit of publishing (John Murray, 1988), by Nana Ayebia Clarke MBE (the Managing Director of Ayebia Clarke Publishing Ltd). The book recounts a remarkable career with Heinemann, centred on the development of Heinemann

Publishing out of Africa — and other stories

I was alerted to Alan Hill’s memoir, In pursuit of publishing (John Murray, 1988), by Nana Ayebia Clarke MBE (the Managing Director of Ayebia Clarke Publishing Ltd). The book recounts a remarkable career with Heinemann, centred on the development of Heinemann