The blog post of the book of the conference

The blog post of the book of the conference

The Fast Forward Files hit the shelves The blog post of the book of the conference Dave Birss, writer, speaker, advisor 11 February 2019 The conference was an amazing experience. The book is a feast for your eyes and a banquet for your brain. Sorry. Maybe a bit too...
Thinking beats doing

Thinking beats doing

Interview for Austria’s Leadersnet magazine Thinking beats doing Dave Birss, writer, speaker, advisor 5 January 2019 When I launched ‘How To Get To Great Ideas’ I got an email from my buddy Dominik at Leadersnet asking if he could interview me. Who...
Getting your magic back

Getting your magic back

AN ARTICLE FOR EDGE MAGAZINE Get your magic back Dave Birss, writer, speaker, advisor 14 December 2018 This article originally appeared in the Yule 2018 issue of Edge Magazine. They changed the original headline from ‘Terrifying Thoughts:How fear conditions us...
And now I’m an international author

And now I’m an international author

HELLO MACEDONIA. OR SHOULD I SAY ‘ЗДРАВО’ And now I’m an international author Dave Birss, writer, speaker, advisor 19 November 2018 Writing books and getting them onto the shelves of bookstores, libraries and Amazon warehouses was a big milestone for...
The most amazing conference you’ll ever attend

The most amazing conference you’ll ever attend

Introducing the incredible Fast Forward Forum The best conference you’ll ever attend Dave Birss, writer, speaker, advisor 17 October 2018 To show you how intimate the conference was, here are most of the speakers, attendees and organisers in one place....
A prime spot on the Front Row

A prime spot on the Front Row

BACK ON THE BBC Getting a prime spot on the front row Dave Birss, writer, speaker, advisor 10 August 2018 Many years ago, I used to be a regular guest poet on BBC Radio. I’d appear on Radio 7 and Radio 4 to write poems live on air with kids. It was an utterly...
Bucking the trend is a trend

Bucking the trend is a trend

D&AD CREATIVE EXCELLENCE TRENDS REPORT Bucking the trend is a trend Dave Birss, writer, speaker, advisor 26 April 2018 The worlds of design and advertising are populated by two kinds of people: those who’ve been in a D&AD annual and those who haven’t. Their...
I’ve set a new Track Record

I’ve set a new Track Record

GREATEST FEATS AND FAVOURITE BEATS I’ve set a new Track Record Dave Birss, writer, speaker, advisor 10 April 2018 A few weeks ago I was interviewed by the lovely Sue Dougan for her Track Record radio show. The show is a mix of chit-chat about my career alongside...
The biggest killer of creative ideas is fear

The biggest killer of creative ideas is fear

Interview for SEMPL conference The biggest killer of creative ideas is fear Dave Birss, writer, speaker, advisor 8 February 2018 In advance of speaking at the amazing SEMPL conference in Portaroz, Slovenia, I was interviewed. And the interview was translated into...
Get Iconic Advantage before anyone else

Get Iconic Advantage before anyone else

AN EXCITING ANNOUNCEMENT Get Iconic Advantage before anyone else Dave Birss, writer, speaker, advisor 26 December 2017 The last year and a half have been a pretty intense journey for Soon Yu and myself. Even although we’re on opposite sides of the Atlantic, we managed...