The need for business processes in creative SME’s in Beirut

A fascinating set of conversations today. In particular a very interesting conversation with Desiree El-Chebier (Endeavour) where we discussed the barriers to investment and growth facing creative SMEs. There is now a good supply of workshops and other support mechanisms from a variety of providers which covers business planning, investment readiness and marketing. With this Read the full article…

The need for business processes in creative SME’s in Beirut

A fascinating set of conversations today. In particular a very interesting conversation with Desiree El-Chebier (Endeavour) where we discussed the barriers to investment and growth facing creative SMEs. There is now a good supply of workshops and other support mechanisms from a variety of providers which covers business planning, investment readiness and marketing. With this Read the full article…

Does entrepreneurship = self employment?

An interesting article in The Economist earlier this month argues that there is a clear difference, in fact a gulf, between being an entrepreneur and being self employed. Entrepreneurs are aspirational, they think big, they respond to opportunity. Whereas being self employed is fundamentally the opposite ~ thinking small, stagnant. Do you agree?  Can being self employed transform Read the full article…