Nigel presents a serious message in a fun and memorable way by infusing his passions for life, business, and the world of creativity into his dynamic presentations. A self-styled 'business rocker', Nigel tunes into clients and immerses himself in their world to discover the real challenges they are facing. He is energising and provocative – he wakes up audiences.
Nigel Barlow is a business speaker with a uniquely flamboyant, warm and insightful personality. Creativity and innovation applied to business are his focus and he passionately engages with clients to inspire what he calls 'a possibility mindset'. His speciality is to get delegates at conferences to think, laugh, and act.
He was previously an Associate Fellow at the Saïd Business School, focusing on innovative change.
An Oxford Law graduate and barrister Nigel left the world of Law and has been running his own enterprises for over two decades. A founding director of the European Tom Peters Company in the 80s, he has worked in every corner of the globe with companies in most sectors of industry – including energy, finance, pharmaceuticals, retailing, and engineering.
Nigel inspires self-belief, provokes creative insight, and challenges mindsets. His talks apply practical innovation to themes as diverse as creative leadership, inspiring talent, inventing the future, bi-modal thinking and creating legendary customer experiences.
An advocate of thinking differently, collaboration, and innovation through disruption, Nigel's keynote presentations are energetic and full of fresh thinking.
Some of his speaking topics are:
- Re-think: How To Think Differently
- Mind Set - Mind Free
- Why Attitudes Make Or Break
- Organisations Winning Ways - Learning From Others
- How To Choose Success
- mShaping The Future - How Creative Storytelling Can Transform Your Life And Business
- Creating Legendary Customer Experiences - How To Become Famous For Service Legends