Award-winning entrepreneur, author and inspiring keynote speaker on a global mission to unlock creativity, increase productivity and accelerate innovation.

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He's an amazing creativity keynoter, an expert in his field. Not only does James know his stuff, but he is so pragmatic and practical that it makes working with him easy and immediately productive.

President, Brand Development Associates International

Your presentation was one of the most interesting topics at the conference. We believe that the knowledge you have shared will help immensely in the development of the Internal Audit sector.

Chairman of the Board, The UAE Internal Auditors Association

James transformed the audiences with the right mindset, tool sets and skill sets to fully unlock their creativity potential. His engaging, insightful and interactive style is unique, exciting and totally inspiring.

Program Head, M Academy (McDonalds)

James Taylor is a very powerful speaker with a strong message. Feedback obtained from participants gave us solid messages transmitted by James. Highly recommended speaker.

Consultor Empresarial, Asociación Colombiana de BPO

James was one of my all-time favorite speakers. He has an unusually broad understanding of how to build a business. James is the total package. I look forward to hearing him speak again someday soon.

President, MarketingSherpa, a division of MEC Labs

James led a thought-provoking and engaging session that provided valuable insights and actions for the attendees to help them fully embrace creativity to be more relevant to their client's future needs.

CEO, PKF International Ltd

James Taylor was a fantastic keynote speaker. His presentation was an insightful and entertaining closing keynote for the event audience. A great speaker to inspire your employees to reclaim their creativity.

Events & Marketing Director, B2B Marketing Exchange Conference

James was very well received and we had some fantastic feedback from the colleagues. I would also like to thank you on behalf of Al-Futtaim for spending time with us and inspiring our team members.

HR Director, Al-Futtaim Group

A great keynote and facilitator who truly cares about your business, your goals and your audience. He tailors his message to your end-user, creates videos and marketing materials to help promote your event and he shares knowledge and best practices that can help you host better meetings.

Head of Meeting Innovation, Meeting Professionals International

He was the perfect choice to speak about the future of jobs in the artificial intelligence age. We are very pleased to cooperate with you and in upcoming opportunities.

Project Coordinator, Nefal, Saudi Arabia

Easy to work with, powerful content, and dynamic, engaging speaker.

Group Event Director of (Informa) for HDI Service Management World

Authentic, inspirational and entertaining, truly engaging the audience from the beginning. Participants and customers provided us with many delighted comments.

Carine Vaeremans, CEO, Profacts

James Taylor M.B.A. F.R.S.A. - who started his career managing high profile rock stars - is now an in-demand keynote speaker and internationally recognized leader in business creativity and innovation. For over 20 years, he has been advising CEO’s, entrepreneurs, educators, governments and leaders from Silicon Valley to Singapore on how to build innovative organizations, unlock creative potential, and increase productivity.

As the host of multiple global summits he has personally interviewed over 750 of the world’s leading creative minds including Silicon Valley tech CEO’s, New York Times bestselling authors, and artificial intelligence pioneers. Hundreds of thousands of people in over 120 countries have learned about creativity and innovation through his online courses, videos, media interviews and keynote speeches.

His clients have included Fortune Global 500 companies, government policy makers, industry associations, and he was recently the subject of a 30 minute BBC documentary about his life and work. He was awarded the S.D. Southern Prize from Canadian energy services company ATCO, the Award for Excellent from Geneva Group International and named 'ONTRApreneur of the Year’ from U.S. business and marketing automation leaders ONTRAPORT.

James 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.

Speaking Topics

SuperCreativity™

Augmenting Human Creativity In The Age Of Artificial Intelligence

Business is changing at the speed of light. Today exponential technologies such as artificial intelligence and machine learning are creating new disruptive business models almost overnight. In this new world, one where McKinsey & Co predict that 45 percent of jobs will be automated in the next 20 years, there is one distinctly human competitive advantage you and your people must leverage – your creativity. In this tailored, entertaining and highly visual one-of-a-kind keynote, James Taylor takes the audience on a journey to discover the backstage secrets of the world's most creative individuals and innovative organizations. Your audience will learn:

  • What disruptive technologies such as artificial intelligence mean for you, your team and your industry.Which job roles in your industry are most at risk from automation.
  • Why China's richest man believes 'creativity' is the most important skill you need to develop to survive and thrive in the age of disruption.
  • The simple five step process for developing your creative thinking skills.
  • How to lead innovative teams and foster a creative culture to increase innovation ROI.
  • How to use 'SuperCreativity' to generate, evaluate, develop and implement more ideas, more quickly.

SuperProductivity™

Accelerating Growth During The Great Reset

As we recover from a global pandemic, too many countries and companies remain locked in a cycle of low or flat productivity growth. The old methods for increasing productivity just don’t work in our hyper-connected world.

In SuperProductivity™, award-winning creativity and innovation keynote speaker James Taylor shares how any organisation can improve productivity by 20-25% through maximising collaboration. Only when our people are aligned and connected around a shared vision and mission can they achieve higher levels of productivity and unlock their full creative potential. In SuperProductivity™ James shows how to:

Learning Outcomes:

  • Boost your productivity by 10% while 6x employee engagement levels
  • Build a more innovative, productive and creative organisational culture
  • Discover why your top talent is up to eight times more productive than average employees.
  • Develop new skills and mindsets to adapt to change, overcome challenges, lead effectively, and build trust amongst your team and stakeholders.

Unlock Your Creative Potential

In-person or virtual workshop

James Taylor’s immersive in-person or virtual workshops will help your team unlock creative potential, accelerate innovation, increase productivity and adapt to change. If your people these challenges then James is perfect for your next corporate workshop:

  • My team doesn’t collaborate well
  • Our people need to be better creative problem-solvers
  • We have good ideas but can’t make them happen
  • Our business needs new ideas to grow sales
  • We need to identify new opportunities

Workshop Learning Outcomes:

  • Understand the five step process for developing your creativity
  • Discover techniques for generating and developing innovative ideas
  • Learn creative thinking skills to better evaluate new ideas
  • Lead your team to unlock their creative potential
  • Build a more innovative and creative culture at work

Virtual emcee or host

With more conferences going online the top virtual emcees and hosts have never been more in-demand but selecting the right one can be a challenge.

Done well, virtual conferences, meetings and events can be a highly effective way to inspire, inform and educate your clients, prospects and employees. However, we’ve all had to sit through those rather long and boring virtual conferences, summits, webinars and events which quite frankly deliver a very low return on investment in terms of time and money.

As a virtual host, panel moderator and podcast host James Taylor has interviewed over 750 CEO’s, celebrities, New York Times bestselling authors, speakers, academics and experts including Jack Canfield, Sally Hogshead and Guy Kawasaki.

James Taylor has hosted intimate virtual events for 50 people all the way through to large multi-speaker virtual and hybrid conferences for tens of thousands.

The experienced choice for:

  • Virtual Conferences and Summits
  • Virtual Fireside Chats
  • Virtual Panel Moderation

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