David is an expert in business creativity. His business creativity speeches and business 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.
Serious Creativity for Business Success
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. 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’.
‘a-Creativity’ and ‘i-Creativity’
David was the keynote speaker on creativity at TEDx Napoli, where he defined two kinds of creativity: ‘a-Creativity’ and ‘i-Creativity’, as explained in this video from his TEDx talk.
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.
Business Creativity Speaker
David was the opening speaker on business creativity 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 Chiang Mai, Thailand, David made a business creativity speech: ‘How to Profit from Creativity in Business: Think Creatively to Achieve Success’.
In Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, David gave a business creativity presentation to entrepreneurs on the subject of ‘Business Creativity Around the World’.
“David Parrish has unique views and experience in creatively solving business problems, strategic thinking and innovation. His insights and advice are esp. valuable during these times of uncertainty (e.g COVID) and accelerating changes. We were honored to host David in Yerevan for meetings with innovators and future business leaders of Armenia.”
Samvel Movsisyan | founder, Leadership School Armenia
“David’s workshop was a terrific use of Picsart team time. Having creativity as part of our DNA, our team members are always looking for the ways to maximise it to better serve our community of creators. The ideas and insights generated as a result from the session are invaluable and enriched our own understanding of how we can further nurture our corporate culture of innovation and creativity, Many thanks to David!”
Sona Hovhannisyan, Picsart University
Business Creativity Workshops
David delivers and facilitates in-house Business Creativity Workshops to generate ideas within companies and teach business 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.
In Armenia, David led a workshop for team members at Picsart on Business Creativity and Creativity Techniques.
He has also worked with Independent Container Lines (ICL Ltd) to deliver business creativity workshops to help this shipping company generate new profitable ideas and apply business creativity to achieve greater success.
“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)
He was invited to Saudi Arabia to deliver a Leading Creative Cultures workshop for the Madinah Institute of Leadership and Entrepreneurship.
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.
In Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, David gave a presentation to entrepreneurs on the subject of ‘Business Creativity Around the World’.
David was a speaker at the Creativity Summit, broadcast from Australia in May 2017.
David knows that 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 60 countries world-wide in his capacity as a consultant, trainer and speaker.
David helps businesses to use 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 about David as a business creativity speaker or business creativity workshop leader, contact David at one of his offices.
Business Wisdom Summit in Kyiv, Ukraine.
David with Sam Lee, Chief Executive of Samsung Portugal.
David with creativity workshop participants at Abudawood Group, Saudi Arabia.