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Expert in creative thinking, innovation and strategy, best selling author
moderator/conference facilitator or host.

Main Topics:

  • Creative Rethinking – applied to your biggest business challenges
  • Inventing The Future Through Creative Stories
  • Legendary Customer Experiences
  • How To Make Your Business Really Rock
  • Innovation And Leadership: Leading In Turbulent Times
  • Mindset Change
  • Garage Thinking/Innovation – Unleashing Your Creative Talent
  • Essentialism
  • Leading Transformation

Disruptive and Innovative Thinking in the Digital Age
Working at the interface between the digital and human worlds, Nigel Barlow explores with leaders around the globe how to develop the qualities of personal and organisational creativity, as we inevitably become digital citizens. Technology companies like Apple, Gartner, Hewlett-Packard and Microsoft, as well as many others across industry sectors, have benefited from his insights on what to pack for the future - and how to stay sane in the gold rush to digitise everything. Here are some typical talks:

The Mindset of a Disruptor
What does it take to transcend convention, upend assumptions and adopt a possibility mindset? This talk explores what, and how.

Garagista! Innovation as Everybody’s Business
Many of the world’s great disruptors were birthed in a garage. How do you bring this attitude and practice to bear on your greatest innovative challenges?
Digicare- the Customer Experience in an On-line World
Retaining the human touch in digital times – and applying it to the on-line experience you provide for your users and customers.

Millennial Mania - Managing the New Generation
There are over 80 million so-called ‘millennials’ in the USA alone. A generation with different values, expectations and attitudes towards work and technology. So how do we most effectively lead and market to this new cohort?

Future Curious
When the world is transforming and shaking beneath our feet, how do we find the time, space, and motivation to be curious about the new? Curiosity is the basis of creativity, so what are the tools to keep us thinking in fresh, and disruptive ways?

Professional Profile:

Nigel is an Agent Provocateur, Author, Creative Coach, and Keynote Speaker to many of the world’s leading organizations. He was a founding director of the Tom Peters company in Europe, and currently owns and runs Service Legends Ltd. He is also an Associate Fellow at Oxford University’s Saïd Business School (the UK’s Number One business school).


Nigel has helped many of the world’s leading organizations on every continent to rethink their lives and businesses. He improves organisational focus by stimulating attitudes and developing leadership capabilities. Concentrating on continuous development, he is adept at working with multi-national groups, and his clients range from Apple to GSK to Microsoft to Nestlé.


He is one of the world’s most dynamic business speakers, favouring the after-lunch spot as a suitable challenge to wake people up. He also facilitates creative retreats with top teams, helping them to rethink whatever they are stuck on.


Re-Think – How To Think Differently (Capstone) draws on Nigel’s experience, successes, and failures. Whether you’re wanting to re-think your life situation, relationships, personal creativity, or a new business idea, Re-Think is designed to provoke your creative self into coming up with the answer you already have inside you.


Nigel’s first book was Batteries Included! – Creating Legendary Customer Service (Random House). Successful service brands like Lexus have adopted his theme of becoming legendary for the experience they give their customers; Nigel helped them to win the coveted J D Power Gold Award in the UK. Tom Peters says of Batteries Included, “Nigel Barlow’s book is simply brilliant! Is there anything left to say about superiorcustomer service? The answer is obviously a resounding ‘yes’. This book proves it!”