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8 Reasons to Book Natalie

1. Inspires you to action

2. Challenges your mindset
3. Shows you the business value of creativity
4. Energizes & motivates your team
5. Gives fresh takeaways to implement now
6. Global perspective
7. Blends street cred & scholarship
8. Leaves you wanting more & reconsidering what’s possible



I challenge you to pose life-changing questions

I am a global keynote speaker for companies and associations (see sample list below). I utilize my background in anthropology (user-centered, context-driven, applied research) and fashion (the ability to merge creativity, trend research and commercial business savvy) to help your team or organization do three primary things differently: see, interpret, and innovate.

Topics include:

• Leading with Creativity
• Building and Sustaining an Innovation Culture
• The Future of Work is Jazz: 4 Shifts to Make
• Strategy & Foresight
• Adapt & Disrupt- Getting Excellent at Change

TEDx Philadelphia

WonderRigor™ 2 min overview

Dancers + Strategy

Collaboration

Prototype!

Create Like Your Life Depends on It (from the GreatPHL 2018 conference)

CUSP

Creativity

Future of Work

Empathy is a Business Practice

Story is Strategy

Business Innovation Factory

Design Thinking 101

Innovation IQ

Lateral Thinking

About Figure 8 Thinking

Recently at 360 Possibilities

Aline Rollin, Artist

Natalie’s talk with our team expanded the aperture of how creativity can be amplified and what we can do to enhance the creativity we foster with our professional staff. She provided tangible action steps Ansira can take to ensure we are bringing the best and most creative ideas to serve our clients.”

-JAY DETTLING, CEO, ANSIRA

“Natalie’s keynote was pitch perfect and so inspiring. People are accustomed to typical canned speeches at events like this- but Natalie’s invited people to be excited, creative and engaged. Thank you!!.”

-MARK ODAN, CEO, MEDNAX

“Thank you for your fantastic session – it gave us quite a bit to think about. We especially appreciate your pushing us to ask better questions and come out of our comfort zones.  We’ve had a lot of interest in your book so we look forward to continuing to bring a culture of creativity through wonder and rigor to TWE. “

-TRACY SWEENEY, VP OF TREASURY WINE ESTATES

“Natalie was a great kickoff keynote for our Marketing for Humans conference. She’s cerebral, quick-witted, enthusiastic and warm, delivering new thinking in a tremendously engaging way”

-JOHN MILLER, PRESIDENT OF SCRIBEWISE

“Natalie absolutely hit it out of the park with our staff at our annual celebration event.  Her fresh approach and thought-provoking insights regarding the value of creativity in all facets of our professional and personal lives really encouraged us all to make the CREATIVITY LEAP!  The emphasis on innovation and wellness was so impactful.”

-ANNE MARIE GREY, CEO, USA FOR UNHRC

“Change-maker Natalie Nixon’s universally accessible toolkit provides us with a roadmap for optimism during these challenging times.”

-JOSH OWEN, VIGNELLI DISTINGUISHED PROFESSOR OF DESIGN, DIRECTOR, VIGNELLI CENTER FOR DESIGN STUDIES, RIT

“Natalie is a dynamic speaker and design strategist. She provided great examples and insights on bolstering creativity to my colleagues at Fjord/Accenture, during our Diverse Voices in Design virtual talk. The event received great feedback. Additionally, many of my colleagues left inspired and were excited to apply The Creativity Leap principles to their toolkit.

-BRANDON BALL, FJORD/ACCENTURE

“My team read The Creativity Leap for a team gathering and we were fortunate to have Natalie speak to us. We found the conversation enlightening and inspiring, and we talked for another half hour after she left about what resonated with us during our time with her and in the book that will shape our work going forward. Natalie, you made an impact on us. I cannot thank you enough for the indispensable work you are doing..”

-TRAVIS WILSON, SENIOR MANAGER, BOEING

“Natalie’s session at Cisco Live 2021 was fantastic! She is an engaging, authentic, joyful presenter that galvanizes us to see creativity as a learnable skill. A huge value-add for an industry focused on innovation!”

-MARK PERGOLA, IMPACT POINT

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