Described as the David Attenborough of the business jungle, Guy Browning is an acknowledged expert on the use of creativity in business. He is also one of Britain’s leading humorists, writing for The Guardian and The Sunday Times and for the BBC.
Starting working life as an advertising copywriter at Darcy Masius Benton and Bowles, where he was responsible for the line "Delicious Meaty Chunks in a Nutritious Gravy", Guy went on to become Creative Director at The Added Value Company, Europe’s largest marketing agency.
Currently, Guy is Managing Director of Smokehouse, an innovation consultancy which helps organisations brainstorm new products and services, new ways of working and new ideas for communication. He’s worked with the giants such as Unilever, British Airways, Sainsburys, Pepsico and Toyota helping them develop new products and successful ways of marketing them. He’s also trained generations of managers to think creatively at some of the UK’s largest companies.
Guy has written many business and humorous books including the best-selling Never Hit a Jellyfish With a Spade. Others include:
• Double Your Salary, Bonk Your Boss, Go Home Early
• You've got to learn to unleash the power of gratuitous flattery, and congratulate your boss on tasks that can be done by a small monkey
• Being nice in business is like being nice on the roads. Everyone likes you but you don't get anywhere
• Never Push When it Says Pull" will attempt to pull off the same success. Other projects in Guy's pipeline include a radio serialisation of his Weak at the Top column in Management Today.