INNOVATION - Ignite Innovation and Turn Ideas Into Action
Innovation is critical to your success in business today. In a recent Business Week survey, of senior business executives and leaders, 72% of those surveyed stated that innovation was one of their top 3 business priorities. Without continual innovation businesses will remain stagnant, or wither, and die.
As a business person you may often generate creative ideas but you may fail to implement them. Innovation is a process of determining which creative ideas are the best ideas and then implementing them.
In his presentation David Saxby, President of Spark Communications, will help you discover what gets in the way of being a better innovator, by dispelling the myths and mistakes of creativity and innovation. He will provide some practical easy tips and techniques to Increase idea generation, improve problem solving, productivity, and decision making, enabling you to take action and turn your best ideas into powerful results.
David Saxby is an expert who knows marketing and business innovation. A former creative director and president of a 20-person, leading Canadian full service marketing firm. He is also the CEO of 3 additional marketing firms, Vincom Group that helps international wineries brand and promote their products, Following the Equator that works with property developers in Central America to promote their projects and Purple Feet Inc. an Alberta wine and spirits import agency.
His clients have included: Canada’s second largest cable company, Canada’s largest brewery, several of Western Canada’s leading land developers and real estate firms, as well as numerous professional practice firms: legal, financial, medical, architectural and engineering.
He is a past National Director of CAPS (the Canadian Association of Professional Speakers), a past Chair of the Calgary’s “Small Business Week” and a past Board Member of the Calgary Chapter of CPSA (Canadian Professional Sales Association).
David has travelled the globe for more than 30 years, delivering presentations to thousands of business people, ranging from home-based entrepreneurs to senior executives and professionals.
An entrepreneur, professional speaker, business consultant David’s presentations focus on three core areas: Innovation, Sales and Marketing. He is the co-author of 4 books, Customer Service Goldmine, Sales Gurus Speak Out (published internationally in 3 languages), Quantum Success and Foundational Success.