Can creative entrepreneurs do good? Or rather, can they do good and be sustainable?

Is it possible to do good within the creative industries? That's the question posed by Hesmondalgh and Baker (2011) in their treatise on creative labour, its meaning and practical implications. Yet it would seem from reading some definitions of creative entrepreneurship that doing good - or at least having an ambition to 'do good' - … Continue reading Can creative entrepreneurs do good? Or rather, can they do good and be sustainable?

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I thought “entrepreneur” was a dirty word but I’m beginning to see the light

"Entrepreneurship is the pursuit of opportunity beyond resources controlled." This definition of what is meant by entrepreneurship was coined at Harvard Business School by guru Prof Howard Stevenson. The key elements of this phrase - pursuit, opportunity, beyond resources controlled - are a good starting point for an exploration of what it means to be … Continue reading I thought “entrepreneur” was a dirty word but I’m beginning to see the light