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    Chris Burgess, Personal Trainer, after reading Shine!

  • A lot of the motivation ideas and support to transform the commercial team has come from Upping Your Elvis.

    Fru Hazlitt, Managing Director, Commercial and Online, ITV

  • Shine: How to Survive and Thrive at Work 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

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    Chris Binns, Managing Partner MediaCom

  • Our Upping Your Elvis experience was quite exceptional. They engaged, enlightened and entertained us with a 4 hour workshop that was a highlight of our conference. This was all the more impressive as the audience were 250-plus scientists-leaders who normally have a healthy (!) sense of skepticism about interactive workshops. We had fun. We learned. They exceeded our expectations.

    Ron Fuchs, Head of Comms Roche

  • 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

  • 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

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    Ken Blanchard, Co-author of the one minute manager

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    Dean Watson, Director, Roche

  • Chris Baréz-Brown’s presentation style sparkled and inspired our team to think differently. His unique and powerful insights have the ability to transform any organization.

    Derek Kent, Chief Marketing Officer, Canadian Olympic Committee

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The Creative Spark - No 10

The Creative Spark - No 10

November 21, 2017

Elvis's mission is to help people and businesses realise their creative potential. Once you discover this potential, good stuff happens. The Creative Spark was born to share some of the things that inspire us along our way. We hope you like them too.


Start 2018 with energy, motivation and inspiration. Our 5 day Mastery workshop will do that and much more. Delivering you the tools to make every day count. Join us Dec 4th - 8th in Dorset. Last few places harry@uppingyourelvis.com  


Mark Manson on the 'Disease of More' and why "The things you own end up owing you." Money isn't a value its just a vehicle of interchange between our real values and lives in our egos. Insightful and punchy Manson as always. Don't be a slave to your dollar


Liam Gallagher can always be relied upon to tell it how it is. Here he shares his wisdom on mindful tea making and the side affects of the disruptive uncertain world we live in. Funny and (of course) a little sweary.


A voyeuristic moment to help us appreciate what we have and what magic surrounds us every day. A colourblind man sees colour for the first time in 60 years. Emotion and excitement abound. 


Camping. On Water. The Messiah meets Glasto. Outdoor living hits an all new level. We are contemplating relocation for next ElvisFest...


A short but super insightful talk about why we need to speak up about mental health, the leading cause of illness and disability globally. Producer and activist Nikki Webber Allen shares her journey in her high profile career whilst coping with anxiety and depression. Brave stuff.


Never one to rest on his laurels. Elon's having a ball and changing the world at the same time. His new plan? Rockets from city to city. The man has cajones.


The most empowering thing you can do for your daughter. Let her be funny, not polite and controlled but as loud as she likes. Being yourself is beautiful.


#ElvisFacts - Trust Breeds Magic. 
For years, new hires at Nordstrom famously received a copy of the company’s employee 'handbook.' It was a single 5-by-8 card that read, 'Rule #1: Use best judgment in all situations. There will be no additional rules.'"


Our latest podcast habit is Looking Sideways - the stories behind action sports from the people who live and breathe the wild side.


Chris's new Vlog is taking shape. A fortnightly 90 second dip into a Baréz-Brown life changing tip. This week he's doing what Chris does so well, Sharing the Love.


"Perfection has one grave defect: it is apt to be dull." 
— W. Somerset Maugham

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