• The guys are exceptionally good at what they do. I was making a list of the most influential people or things in my career and this was in the top 3.

    Chris Binns, Managing Partner MediaCom

  • The session was very well received. Your suggestions were referenced many times over the rest of the meeting. Your approach is a fresh of breath air in helping my team consider different approaches to work with each other and with a very diverse stakeholder group.

    Peter Yribar, Global Head Product Development Quality at Genentech

  • Shine is a bright source of energy and ideas that will help you make the most of yourself.

    Ken Robinson, author of The Element: How finding your passion changes everything

  • Working with Elvis is like Rehab. I am energised and excited by that. I know who I am and what’s great about that.

    Dean Watson, Director, Roche

  • Chris’s book is a champagne-in-the-veins tonic for jaundiced people who desire to revive the technicolour from a monochrome life. I heartily recommend it.

    Tim Smit, co-founder and CEO of The Eden Project

  • In a rapidly changing world what differentiates successful companies from average ones is IDEAS. ELVIS unleashes the creative power of people in my team who are enabled to provide creative leadership to help others translate insights into big ideas.

    Stan Sthanunathan, Consumer & Market Insights, Unilever

  • Chris leads the most amazing, inspiring, and self-changing events. They’ve had a profound impact in my life and on my work. He has the uncanny ability to help individuals and companies change – change for the better, more profitable, more joyful. Chris helped me discover my real talents and desires. Working with him has changed my life.

    Jeff Semenchuk, Chief Innovation Officer at Hyatt Hotels Corporation

  • Upping Your Elvis’s simple, human approach to creative leadership helped to teach the Maxus teams that work is all about how we show up every day, not instilling clever techniques and processes. We have applied the learnings, delivered tangible results and live it every day in the work we do at Maxus.

    Jenny Smith, Global Creative Director Maxus

  • Let Chris Barez-Brown be your idea guru!

    Ken Blanchard, Co-author of the one minute manager

  • Chris Barez-Brown is a modern day prophet. He has a gift ... an uncanny ability to inspire change agents in my organization. Everything he touches turns to gold and shines ever so brightly. He is our Elvis.

    Keith Wilmot - The Coca-Cola Company

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Upping Your Elvis

Who's Elvis Round Here?

Upping Your Elvis is inspired by Bono's signature question "who's Elvis round here?" meaning "who here is a bit of a maverick, breaks the rules, gets stuff done?"

We believe everybody has a little bit of Elvis inside of them just waiting to get out. We help you and your people release their inner Elvis to bring energy and impact to everything they do.

What We Deliver

Making every day count.

Our unique skills help individuals unleash this innate human genius, shake up the status quo and bring energy to everything they do. People feel more creative, inspired and confident; equipped with the skills to be more conscious, engaged and fulfilled at work. 

In short, everybody will step up and shine brighter every day.

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What Elvis Can Do For You ...


Creativity is King

Creativity is an over used word with a sometimes confused definition. It is not about having the ability to draw, or paint or take great photographs. ... read more

Top Tips for Unplugging & Unwinding on Holiday

If there’s one thing you need to remember this Summer, it is that ‘Do not disturb’ means ‘Do not disturb’! Having some time to unplug and unwind is ... read more

Our Top 5 Creative Leadership Reads

Bravo! The holidays are upon us and the eternal conundrum of what to read whilst we are relaxing, pool-side has reared its head. Creative Leadership ... read more


The Elvis team are experts at delivering highly engaging speeches. Kick-off your day, make it one to remember.

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Our Clients Say

It’s not the instrument that makes the music, it’s the player. So much emphasis in the world of innovation and creativity is placed on process, tools and techniques. Chris fully understands it’s the people who make the magic not the structure. Chris is a master at bringing out the creative spark in people to turn dust into something that matters, so that in the words of John Lennon, “We all shine on."

John Van Vleck, Global Director, Insights, Ideas and Creativity The Coca-Cola Company

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If you have a question or would like to request our services, please don't hesitate to get in touch and make an enquiry.


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