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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Hacking the Creative Mind on Scott Hanselman’s Hanselminutes Podcast

Posted by on May 6, 2014 in Creativity, Inspiration, Interviews, Podcast | No Comments
Hacking the Creative Mind on Scott Hanselman’s Hanselminutes Podcast

While speaking at the AngleBrackets Conference in Orlando a couple of weeks ago, I had the great fortune of finally getting a chance of sitting down for a chat about creativity with my awesome and wonderful friend Scott Hanselman for his podcast, Hanselminutes: Fresh Air for Developers. During our conversation, we talked about a number […]

Sparking a Contagion of Awesome with Rawk The Web

Posted by on May 1, 2014 in Projects | No Comments
Sparking a Contagion of Awesome with Rawk The Web

Since 2010, I’ve spoken at a lot of tech conferences, and all shared a particular quality: a lack of diversity in both speakers and attendees. Thus, one of my passion projects has been this: promoting positive change by increasing the pool of female and tech experts of color. I’m all about spreading conceptual contagions. Let me tell you how this […]

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 […]

Named one of Miami’s TechWeek100 Key Influencers

Posted by on Mar 21, 2014 in Work | No Comments
Named one of Miami’s TechWeek100 Key Influencers

This morning, I found that I was named one of Miami’s TechWeek100 this year. The Techweek100 is an exclusive list that celebrates key influencers in South Florida’s tech ecosystem. What an honor! From the website: “The Techweek100 identifies South Florida leaders who have a significant impact on business and technology. The Techweek100 includes managers of […]

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