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Creativity is Your Super Power During Days of Uncertainty

Thursday 8th October @ 10am PT (12pm CT / 1pm ET) presented by Natalie Nixon, PhD | President & Creativity Strategist Figure 8 Thinking, LLC

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NATALIE NIXON, PhD changes lives through ideas. She is a creativity strategist who happily integrates wonder and rigor into her life and work. She converted a 16-year career as a professor into a successful consulting practice. At Figure 8 Thinking, LLC she advises leaders on achieving transformative business results and accelerating value by applying creativity and foresight. Clients have included Comcast, Bloomberg, Citrix and Living Cities. Natalie incorporates her background in anthropology and fashion, as well as her experiences living in Brazil, Israel, Germany, Sri Lanka, and Portugal to help her clients become more dynamic versions of themselves.

She’s the author of The Creativity Leap: Unleash Curiosity, Improvisation and Intuition at Work; the editor of Strategic Design Thinking: Innovation in Products, Services, Experiences, and Beyond; and a regular contributor to Inc. magazine on creativity, design thinking and the future of work. Natalie’s board experience includes: Trustee of Vassar College; The Philadelphia Art Commission; Leadership+Design; and the Arts & Business Council of Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce.

Natalie earned a BA (honors) in Anthropology and Africana Studies from Vassar College; an MS in Global Textile Marketing from Jefferson University; and a PhD in Design Management from the University of Westminster in London. She is also certified as a Foresight Practitioner by the Institute for the Future and is a Fellow of The Royal Society of Arts. She lives in Philadelphia, PA with her husband, John Nixon.

To download a free sample chapter of The Creativity Leap, please CLICK HERE.

Presenter Natalie Nixon

Natalie Nixon

Natalie Nixon is the creativity whisperer to the C-suite, helping leaders make better business decisions through wonder and rigor. At Figure 8 Thinking she’s a creativity strategist, global keynote speaker and author of the award winning The Creativity Leap. Real Leaders named Natalie one of the top 50 keynote speakers of 2022, and she has been featured in Forbes and Fast Company. She received her BA from Vassar College and her PhD from the University of Westminster. These days you can find her on the ballroom floor fine-tuning her cha-cha and foxtrot. Learn more at and follow her @natwnixon.