Speaker

Speaker

Denise is an engaging and entertaining speaker who presents at conferences worldwide about the creative process, innovation, productivity, turning work into productive play, often through the use of storytelling. Audiences love her unique mix of information and wit interwoven with inspirational motivation.

Author

Author

Denise is the author of The CSS Detective Guide and co-authored Smashing Book #3: Redesigning the Web and Interact with Web Standards: A holistic approach to Web Design. She contributes articles to online publications such as A List Apart, .NET Magazine, and Adobe Inspire Magazine.

Creativity Evangelist

Creativity Evangelist

Denise evangelizes creativity and the transformation that can result from embracing, harnessing and focusing it. Through presentations and trainings, articles and books, she teaches big concepts leading to “ahas” that translate into immediate actions, practices and skills to transform all parts of people’s lives with focused creativity.

(R)Evolutionary

(R)Evolutionary

There's a movement brewing built upon leveraging the transformative power of creativity to help us work and create better so that we can produce work infused with meaning, and Denise is the Chief Instigator. Find out how you can be a part of the Creativity (R)Evolution.

Audience Love

I’m on “wow” over here. Absolutely love your thinking on psych & practice of creativity. I shall adopt it all.
Chris Jones, @sourcePOV
SourcePOV.com (from “Gaming Creative Paralysis” #ideachat)

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How to write a newsletter in 30 minutes or less

Posted by on Apr 8, 2014 in Productivity, Work | One Comment
How to write a newsletter in 30 minutes or less

This is my year of finally putting many of my big plans and ideas into action. One of my main objectives for years now (four to be exact) has been to send out a newsletter. I had all kinds of reasons why it wasn’t happening: too busy, have to revive old mailing lists, need to […]

5 Tools for Increasing Productivity and Gaining Time

Posted by on Feb 24, 2014 in Productivity, Work | 3 Comments
5 Tools for Increasing Productivity and Gaining Time

Over the past month, I’ve been working on automating processes that I’d like to become regular and effortless. Here are some tools that I’ve discovered or been exposed to and have recently put to use: Asana: Been using this for managing ALL of my tasks, projects, and turning ideas into action. I highly recommend doing […]

Creativity personified: Post-it Meetup at SXSW Interactive

Posted by on Jun 28, 2013 in Conferences, Creativity, Inspiration, Productivity | One Comment
Creativity personified: Post-it Meetup at SXSW Interactive

To keep the momentum going from my “Brain on Creativity” talk at SXSW Interactive, I decided to also host a creativity meetup in conjunction with Post-It to help share their brand new Post-it Brand Big Pads with the extremely creative and innovative SXSW community. I initially named it “Create, Generate, Produce“, but once everyone got […]

Brains on Creativity at SXSW Interactive

Brains on Creativity at SXSW Interactive

First, there was my request for votes in the SXSW Interactive Panel Picker to get my presentation to be a part of the SXSW 2013′s programming. In November, when I found out that my presentation had been chosen, I wrote a post of thanks to everyone who supported my submission with votes. Austin, Texas was […]

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