“A charismatic speaker.”
– Minal Bopaiah, United Nations Tribune
“A man of integrity and vision who is always one step ahead in terms of innovation and ideas.”
– Charles Alexander, Publisher
– Lorna Cunningham, Small Business Administration
“James spoke with fantastic clarity, distilling a range of complex subjects into easily digestible take-home pointers.”
– Jane Marsh, Study UK
“First rate. Highly recommended.”
– Patrizio Chiozza, Emmeci Srl
JAMES TAYLOR: THE CREATIVITY KEYNOTE SPEAKER FOR YOUR INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE
James Taylor knows your audience is desperate to find new ways to innovate and thrive in an increasingly competitive world. His inspiring and results-driven keynotes are known for combining high energy with practical steps, big picture strategy and actionable tactics. After advising some of the world’s most creative individuals and companies, ranging from Grammy award-winning artists and best-selling authors to Silicon Valley tech startups and innovative multi-nationals, James’ keynotes provide frameworks for creativity that help organizations achieve exponential growth. Whether he’s speaking to small groups of business executives in New York or auditoriums of thousands in Europe or Asia, each talk is customized to make the biggest possible impact for his audience. Through inspiring stories, engaging visuals, and actionable techniques, James will help unleash the creativity in your people.
James Taylor is an award-winning speaker and internationally recognized leader in creativity and innovation. For over 20 years, he has been teaching entrepreneurs, educators, corporate leaders, writers and rockstars how to build innovative organizations and design the creative life they desire. As the founder of C-SCHOOL™ and host of The Creative Life Podcast and TV Show, he’s taught thousands of individuals in over 120 countries through his online courses, books, videos and keynote speeches.
From managing the careers of global rockstars, to launching 20 online schools, to talking creativity with royalty and billionaires, to hosting creative retreats in Italian villas and Scottish castles, to giving keynote speeches from New York to Riyadh, to coaching high-profile authors and Silicon Valley CEO’s, to teaching thousands around the world through his online courses at C-SCHOOL™, James Taylor is undeniable proof that we are entering a new creative age.
James Taylor holds a Masters in Business Administration (M.B.A.), was awarded the S.D. Southern Prize from Canadian energy services company ATCO and ‘ONTRApreneur of the Year” from U.S. business automation leaders ONTRAPORT. He is also a Fellow of the Royal Society of the Arts (F.R.S.A.) whose Fellows have included global innovators and leaders including President Benjamin Franklin, Sir Tim Berners-Lee, Bob Dylan, Adam Smith, Nelson Mandela and Professor Stephen Hawking.
JAMES' THREE MOST BOOKED THEMES AS A KEYNOTE SPEAKER
It is estimated that by 2020 an additional 3 billion people will be coming online for the very first time. As these new consumers and competitors enter the marketplace the World Economic Forum have labelled creativity as one of the top three skills businesses will need to develop in their people in order to compete. In ‘Creativity: How We Create, Innovate and Thrive in a Global Economy,” creativity expert and founder of C-SCHOOL™, James Taylor shows what individuals and organizations can do today to succeed in a world where creativity is becoming king.
Topic: Creative Leadership
What if you could finally unlock your creative potential and tap into your creative genius? Imagine figuring out how the creative process actually works so you didn’t have to wait until inspiration strikes. James Taylor has discovered how creativity works, strategies to be more creative in the office or at home, and the simple things you can do to live a more creative life. Based upon the latest research in neuroscience and psychology, creativity expert James Taylor will show you how every- thing from color to caffeine affects your creativity and why we get our best ideas in the shower!
Creative businesses and the people behind them are shaping the future. Whether it’s in traditional creative industries or those innovating at the intersection of technology and art, creative entrepreneurs are changing the way we live and work. Few speakers today under- stand the opportunities and realities of the global creative industries better than author and creativity speaker James Taylor. A pioneer in online education he helped start and build over 25 online music and art schools in both the US and Europe before founding C-SCHOOL™, the world’s leading online school for creative thinking. Drawing upon his experience advising successful entrepreneurs he shares what it takes to be a creative entrepreneur and leader.