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Artistic director, James Yarker, discusses entrepreneurship in difficult economic times

MA Media and Creative industries student, Racha Lothong talks to James Yarker from Stan’s Cafe to learn about entrepreneurship and creativity.

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Andreas learns about leadership from Emma Chetcuti, Director at Multistory

It was Friday 16th March when I was going to meet Emma Chetcuti at The Public in West Bromwich.

At first when we were asked to do an interview I was stressed as it was going to be my first one ever. It was difficult for me to choose a company but in the end it seems that I made the right choice.

During that interview I learnt very interesting things regarding entrepreneurship.  We had made a brief conversation around entrepreneurship and we concentrated in leadership.

Emma Chetcuti is the director at Multistory. Multistory is an organization based in The Public in West Bromwich. A building for artists. Multistory has as a main scope to create great art from the community of Black Country. They want to create fantastic art from people’s stories in order for these stories to be remembered.

A brief discussion was made regarding the fields of leadership, teamwork, the difficulties and the characteristics of a good leader.

To begin with in a question made regarding team work Emmas’ response was full of energy. As a leader of the company you have to be “committed to that” and very passionate about it. And if you have those things then you will be able to pass these feelings to your colleagues. Continue reading Andreas learns about leadership from Emma Chetcuti, Director at Multistory

Punch Records – A Cultural Enterprise Case Study

A mainstay of the Birmingham music scene, Punch Records began life as record store, before diversifying its business in new directions.

In the first of a number of video case studies on Birmingham’s creative industries for the Cultural Enterprise Blog, Ammo reveals his experiences, mistakes and achievements running an independent record store and label:

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What is entrepreneurship in the creative, media and cultural industries?

This blog will try to explore the nature of entrepreneurial work for those working in small businesses, as freelancers and social entrepreneurs.

I will collect and publish the stories and real life experiences of  entrepreneurial individuals in the creative, media and cultural industries. This will include advice, anecdotes and the challenges they encounter.