Creativity isn’t magic. Creativity is for everyone.
Armed with my hand-drawn slides and a sense of humor, I’ve given talks and workshops all over for folks such as Pixar, Google, LucasFilm, TEDx, Turner Broadcasting, and The Economist, including keynotes at SXSW Interactive, HOW Design Live, and Confab: The Content Strategy Conference. (See where I’m speaking next.)
“Kleon isn’t a prototypical business guru — he’s an artist who has some fantastic insights about creativity.”
“[He’s] figured out the secret to making his talks and writings on fostering creativity both supremely useful and mercifully devoid of arty huckster ham-handedness…. Kleon is a new kind of creative mentor for the digital age.”
—San Antonio Current
“Positively one of the most interesting people on the Internet.”
“How To Keep Going,” 2018
A 25-minute talk about how to stay creative in chaotic times.
“Creative is Not a Noun,” 2018
A 40-minute keynote about how anyone can be more creative. (Starts around the 4-minute mark.)
Q&A with Chase Jarvis, 2013
A casual, one and a half hour chat about my books and work in front of a live audience.