David Parrish gave a presentation on ‘Business Creativity Around the World’ in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on 30 June 2017. He spoke to an audience of entrepreneurs in the digital and creative industries.
David was invited as an international guest speaker by Common Ground, a company that is redefining workspaces throughout Southeast Asia. Common Ground supports a growing community of creative and digital businesses by providing access to a variety of business support and growth services.
His presentation on ‘Business Creativity Around the World’ included:
– Definitions of Creativity: “a-Creativity” and “i-Creativity”
– Creativity in the Studio – and in the Business Office
– How to avoid “The Wrong Kind of Success”
– Creative Business Models – with examples from around the world
– Marketing – how to get it wrong (and right!)
– How to Create Your Own Business Formula
Creativity Consultant and Keynote Speaker on Creativity in Business
David is an experienced international Business Creativity Consultant specialising in Creativity and Business. His creativity consultancy projects and creativity workshops draw on his own experience as an entrepreneur, his academic research and his work as a creative business consultant with enterprises world-wide.
He is an international keynote speaker on the subject of “How to Profit from Creativity in Business” and delivers in-house training workshops on ‘Creativity for Innovation and Profit’.
Creative Business Solutions
Business Creativity Consultant David Parrish helps businesses find creative solutions to marketing and business growth by combining creativity and business. He brings international experience of creativity to help clients find innovative, imaginative and ingenious solutions by using both ‘a-Creativity’ and ‘i-Creativity’, as explained in this video from TEDx Napoli.
There is artistic creativity (“a-Creativity”) and a more general kind of creativity (“i-Creativity”) that could also be called Ingenuity, Innovation, Lateral Thinking, ‘Thinking Outside the Box’, or simply Problem-Solving. Read David’s article on ‘a-Creativity’ and ‘i-Creativity’, based on his TEDx talk at TEDx Napoli.
This is Serious Creativity for Business Success; that’s why David was the keynote speaker on Creativity and Business at a Samsung event in Portugal. He was invited to open the Business Wisdom Summit in Ukraine as keynote speaker on Creativity in Business. David was the keynote speaker on creativity at TEDx Napoli. He was invited to Saudi Arabia to deliver a Leading Creative Cultures workshop for the Madinah Institute of Leadership and Entrepreneurship.
David delivers and facilitates in-house Creativity Workshops to generate ideas within companies and teach creativity techniques to participants. For example he worked with the Abudawood Group in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia to run an in-house training workshop for business leaders on creativity techniques to bring about profitable change. He has also worked with Independent Container Lines (ICL Ltd) to help this shipping company generate new profitable ideas.
“The Creativity Workshop was insightful. I enjoyed the various techniques how to encourage creative ‘out of the box’ thinking. I will definitely use Pre-Mortem and B2F daily. David was interesting, clear and concise. He listened to us and was expert in his field.. As a result of the workshop I have noted several action points and will definitely employ some of the methods learned.”
– Christine Berry. Independent Container Lines (ICL Ltd)
David was the opening keynote speaker at the Business Wisdom Summit in Ukraine. He spoke on the subject of “How to Profit from Creativity in Business” to an audience of business owners, chief executives and senior managers of businesses in all sectors of the economy in Ukraine, including international corporations, media companies, technology firms and university business schools.
Samsung Portugal chose David as their international guest speaker on ‘Creativity in Business’ at Samsung’s conference in Lisbon to celebrate the company’s 30 years in Portugal.
In Baku, Azerbaijan, David made a presentation on the subject of ‘a-Creativity and i-Creativity for Business Success’.
As a registered TED speaker, he was keynote speaker on ‘Creativity and Crisis’ at the TEDx Napoli conference in Italy.
David knows that business creativity can be used both in the studio and in the office, in other words, we can use a-Creativity in devising creative products or services, and we can use i-Creativity in our business systems – in marketing, in raising finance, in change management, in commercialising intellectual property, leading people, customer relations, partnerships, organisational structures, market research, project management and in other areas of business growth. David is an expert in creative business models. His creativity consulting and workshops are relevant to all aspects of business in a wide range of business sectors.
He has helped hundreds of businesses in more than 50 countries world-wide in his capacity as a consultant, trainer and speaker.
David helps businesses to use business creativity and creative business models in the creative industries and other business sectors worldwide. As a Creativity Consultant, David helps clients become even more successful through his work as a management consultant, trainer, speaker and writer.
For more information and a downloadable document about David as a Creativity Consultant, see the Information page of this website.