5 min with David

Experience magic at work

David is an innovator who works in business, the arts and social change. He helps you engineer experiences that shake-up working cultures, inspire performance and change lives for the better. Magic!

Keynote speaking

David is an inspiring and entertaining keynote speaker. A people igniter and creativity sparker. If you're looking for more than 'chalk and talk', David is masterful at conjuring interaction - and laughter - from even the most jaded audiences.

Find out more about Keynote speaking

Books

David is also known as 'The Meeting Doctor’. In 'Will There Be Donuts? he shows how to turn sick meetings into healthy ones. How to WoW is a practical guide to Ways of Working that really work.

Beyond business

David is the inventor of Street Wisdom, a non-profit social enterprise which stages inspiration workshops on city streets around the world. He is also the Artistic Director of Impropera, the world's only improvising opera company, known internationally for their unique blend of virtuoso musicianship, shoot-from-the-hip comedy and ingenious storytelling. [Image courtesy of Stephen Cotterell photography]

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“Fantastic.  One of the most inspiring and useful session I’ve ever attended.”

Commercial Board Member, Financial Times

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2015-10-09T14:04:18+00:00

Commercial Board Member, Financial Times

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“Fantastic.  One of the most inspiring and useful session I’ve ever attended.”
Skandia

“Spending time with David makes me feel a bit more sane - and a bit more mad: both of which are helpful”

CEO, Skandia Investments

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2015-10-09T14:21:04+00:00

CEO, Skandia Investments

Skandia
“Spending time with David makes me feel a bit more sane - and a bit more mad: both of which are helpful”
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“In my sixteen years at this company, I have not experienced anything as inspirational as the talk you gave”

Director, Sainsbury

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2015-10-09T14:27:04+00:00

Director, Sainsbury

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“In my sixteen years at this company, I have not experienced anything as inspirational as the talk you gave”
Ericsson

“I will remember our work together my whole life.  And I think my people will too.” 

Director, Ericsson

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2015-10-20T14:50:35+00:00

Director, Ericsson

Ericsson
“I will remember our work together my whole life.  And I think my people will too.” 
HM_Government

"I just wanted to say a personal thank you for the incredible amount of skill and energy you are putting into your work with us.  You are better than a jar of vitamins!"

Senior Civil Servant, HM Govt

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2015-10-20T14:54:25+00:00

Senior Civil Servant, HM Govt

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"I just wanted to say a personal thank you for the incredible amount of skill and energy you are putting into your work with us.  You are better than a jar of vitamins!"
Deutsche Bank

"This was one of the best moderated session that they have ever attended - if not the best"

Senior Executive, Deutsche Bank

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2015-10-20T14:55:43+00:00

Senior Executive, Deutsche Bank

Deutsche Bank
"This was one of the best moderated session that they have ever attended - if not the best"
Mexx

"My team and I have started not only to think like entrepreneurs, but act that way. "

Store Manager, Mexx

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2015-10-20T15:02:35+00:00

Store Manager, Mexx

Mexx
"My team and I have started not only to think like entrepreneurs, but act that way. "
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“An outstanding ability to think creatively, deep and immediate credibility at the highest levels and an utter joy to work with”

Head of Culture, Barclays

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2015-11-09T20:43:20+00:00

Head of Culture, Barclays

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“An outstanding ability to think creatively, deep and immediate credibility at the highest levels and an utter joy to work with”
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David releases business people's own creativity which delivers tangible improvements in the workplace.

Head of Simplification, BP

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2015-11-10T14:12:12+00:00

Head of Simplification, BP

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David releases business people's own creativity which delivers tangible improvements in the workplace.
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My 'why' is that you live your 'why'.
David Pearl

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