Natalie Nixon

Natalie Nixon

Natalie Nixon is president of Figure 8 Thinking, a consulting firm that emboldens organizations to apply creativity for transformative business results. A global speaker and regular contributor to Inc. on creativity and the future of work, she is also the editor of Strategic Design Thinking: Innovation in Products, Services, Experiences, and Beyond. She holds a PhD in Design Management from the University of Westminster in London and a BA in Anthropology and Africana Studies from Vassar College, and lives in her hometown of Philadelphia. Her new book is The Creativity Leap: Unleash Curiosity, Improvisation, and Intuition at Work (Berrett-Koehler; June 2020). Natalie Nixon is an opinion columnist for the CEOWORLD magazine. Follow her on Twitter or connect on LinkedIn.
C-Suite Advisory

Creative Competency: Why to Make It Everyone’s Priority for Your Business

How often have you heard people mutter, “Oh, I’m not a creative type”? Perhaps you’ve thought this yourself. This is a falsehood because to be human is be hardwired to be creative. To be a phenomenal lawyer, manager, doctor, engineer, or plumber requires immense amounts of creativity. Creativity is the...