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Welcome to the Creative Business Column on The Spread Media Business Blog. This column is intended to be both Inspiring and Practical, to offer some great ideas for building Creative Businesses, yet at the same time warn that it’s not easy. It is for Startups and Established Enterprises, Large and Small. It aims to be readable as a whole and also useful to refer back to. The Creative Business Column will be handled by Tomisin Ajiboye. Take from this column what’s useful to you as and when it suits you and leave the rest for other people or for another day. You are in for a Blast. Welcome!

Creative Business

Digging The Hole

​I have come to learn that the simple things in life are the most important. Now, I believe in the power of small ideas.I have come to learn that there is still so much for me to learn. Because of these reasons, I laid my mind bare to learn new lessons and even looking forward to...
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Have You Ever Thought Of Buying-out An Existing Business?

​I am not a gentle man, I am a business man. My keen interest has been consulting and training for corporate organizations. Rarely, have I have done anything beyond this two recently except may be when I am with friends or families. I like to think of myself as a busy man, so I...
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It is not your job to think

I have been doing much of consulting, training and reading recently. Yes, my reading mojo is back and you know the feeling where old things feel new again. My old books now feel new again. Come to think of it, “Can books be old?” Let me know what you think. Let me go to the main...
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How many colours are there in a rainbow?

Earlier in this week I got a new book into my library, quite a number of books actually and they were seemingly saying the same thing using different languages and different book cover designs and titles. I have only been able to scan through them all, not even started with any...
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How to make maximum profit in business

As an entrepreneur, your mistakes may hurt your business, but so can your employee’s mistakes. Often you are the one to pay for there mistakes. We all make mistakes. Mistakes are important because, when we fail, we have opportunity to discover and develop our emotional...
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Busyness is not Business

“Be regular and orderly in your life so that you may be violent and original in your work.”  Gustave Flaubert So you start the day full of enthusiasm. You’re excited about a new piece of creative work and itching to put your ideas into action. Firing up your computer, the...
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C.H.A.I.R.MAN Business

I was invited to train some medical practitioners late last year on “Standing out Creatively in Professional Career.” It was a tough topic for me because I had to relate it to medical terms, until it came to mind that medical terms might as well be the new box. Since I did not...
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My List of 12 Deadly Sins in Business

It is the end of the year and I want you to consider this as my awkward gift for each month you have used in 2013. Going through the year, I have reflected more on my mistakes in other for me to be better in business. I will share with you today some of these mistakes and how to...
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How to Know the Right Idea

You’ve had a good idea – or at least you think you have – you need to quickly work out whether or not it’s viable… How does one know the workable idea? Don’t ever start any business with money ~ Tomisin Ajiboye It’s a bit early for you to splurge on an expensive market research...
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