Denise’s keynotes, presentations, and workshops give A Creative Dose™: a booster shot of inspiration and injection of fresh ways to approach creativity and bust through creative blocks, techniques for idea generation and execution, and methods for sustaining creative productivity.

Denise’s presentations are dynamic, engaging, and informative. Content-driven, Denise presents compelling information that provokes attendees into making changes in their thinking and habits for the better. Denise deftly interweaves authoritative data with vivid storytelling, and sparks change through participant interactivity, assigned action items and follow-ups. Ultimately, she inspires audiences not only to create more and better, but also to create betterness.

Below is a list of her most recent talk topics:

Creativity and Innovation

These talks focus on techniques, methods, and practices for getting creatively unstuck and structure your mindset and time in order to become more creatively productive, generate and capture ideas, and leverage creative synergy with others.

  • The Creativity (R)Evolution
  • Get Unblocked
  • Whitespace Creativity
  • Unfold Your Brain
  • Your Brain on Creativity
  • Hacking the Creative Brain
  • The Art of Disciplined Creativity
  • On-Demand Inspiration
  • Transmuting Fear
  • Banish Your Inner Critic
  • Gamify Your Work
  • Unleash an Avalanche of Productivity

Women and Diversity, Career, and Motivation/Inspiration

These talks are designed to give people a jolt of inspiration, pushing them to take steps to start realizing their dreams and becoming more successful in their business, career, and life.

  • Find Your (Shameless) Spark
  • Let’s Rawk the Web!
  • How I Got My Book Deal

My full bios, headshots, a sample speaking video, and pre-booking questionnaire, are all available in a tidy package on Denise’s Press Kit page.

Selected Past Speaking Engagements

This is a short list of some of the events and organizations where I have spoken. My speaking calendar page holds the complete list of all past speaking engagements, as well as upcoming ones.

  • Automattic
  • Media Evolution: The Conference
  • South by Southwest Interactive (SXSWi)
  • TEDxRheinMain
  • BBC London
  • Future. Innovation. Technology. Creativity. (FITC) Conference (Toronto, Vancouver, Amsterdam)
  • User Experience Professionals Association Conference
  • The Future of Web Design (London, New York)
  • Adobe Max
  • Women’s Success Summit
  • Young Women’s Leadership Symposium

Audience Love

While I love what I do, it wouldn’t be the same if I didn’t get positive feedback. Fortunately, my work resonates with my audiences.

“I’m on “wow” over here. Absolutely love your thinking on psych & practice of creativity. I shall adopt it all.”
Chris Jones | @sourcePOV |

“Brilliant, engaging and passionate. What more could you ask for?”
Ben MacGowan | @benmacgowan |

Gavin Elliot | @gavinelliot |

And yes, there is even more audience love to be had.

Invite me to speak

If you are looking for a high-energy, informative, thought-provoking speaker, who will push your audiences to think and work differently and for the better, then I’d love to hear from you.