Jim Lusty is a partner of Upping Your Elvis, helping businesses become more human, energetic and creative through workshops, talks and events.
Jim Lusty’s larger than life impact comes from his boundless energy and positivity.
Behind his playful approach is a man with a track record for challenging and growing organisations such as Spotify, Diageo, ITV, WPP and Nike; helping them to accomplish and embed creative cultures.
Jim’s innovative work at Upping Your Elvis with Unilever has featured in the Harvard Business Review.
Jim has the unique and sought after ability to connect with people holistically to successfully innovate both their work and life, at workshops or speaking at conferences and events worldwide.
People leave feeling energised, inspired and ready to make a change.
“I’ve worked with Jim on and off for the last decade on a number of high profile projects. He has an acute eye for detail, a strong awareness for the needs of others and a fast mind. He balances both the strategic and emotional demands of people incredibly well, and he does all this with a big smile on his face… which is always contagious”.
Simon Daglish, Deputy Managing Director – ITV
Jim helped ITV build their culture, capability and creative reputation to win best sales team of the year for Campaign magazine two years in succession and become the fastest-growing FTSE100 business for the last few years.
Jim’s career began building and executing creative marketing campaigns for Diageo and Bass Brewers. A beginning, he found inspiring and educational.
For the next ten years, Jim developed his love of creativity and people by joining the innovation consultancy ?WhatIf! Where he spent ten years helping establish and then leading, it’s training business and sitting on the UK board; delivering ambitious and effective systemic change programmes for renowned international brands.
2011 saw Jim take his wealth of knowledge and expertise to creative leadership specialists, Upping Your Elvis (founded by Chris Baréz-Brown).
The ‘Elvis’ mission is to help people reconnect with their inner creative genius, becoming truly confident in who they are. They help businesses such as Unilever, Diageo, ITV and Nike realise their potential.
Jim’s passion for people has taken him to speak on 6 continents to the not only the world’s leading businesses, but also to work with socially innovative projects; including helping Massai Leaders in Kenya become more insightful about their communities and empowering teenage girls on the Nike Girl Effect programme in Africa to get ahead in life.
He is passionate about mentoring others and has lectured at several academic establishments, including Oxford University’s SBS and The London Business School.
His work has featured in media such as The Harvard Business Review, The Guardian and Management Today.
Furthermore, Jim Lusty has a column at the innovative business news site, Minutehack.
Jim Lusty Speaking Topics:
Up Your Elvis!
How to be a more creative, energetic and dangerous leader, making work more human and fun while driving bottom-line results.
Get Your Energy Right to Get Your Extraordinary On.
How to make every day more easy and impactful by getting your energy working for you.
How to Thrive in Change.
Learn how to embrace change and make it a fun and fruitful ride that delivers impact for your business.
Innovation – the Human Way.
Learn the behaviours and simple strategies for driving innovation every day.
Make Your Team Rock!
How to lock-in the behaviours that make teams tight and get them ready to take on the world and win.