“The worst enemy to creativity is self-doubt.”
Paul 'Nobby' Davies.
Integrated creative director, creativity coach, mentor and artist.
Over 40 years experience in advertising, branding and design. Winner of 25+ international and domestic awards.
Worked in all sectors across all media for UK’s top agencies on the world’s top brands.
Pivoted into Coaching & Mentoring setting up do-be-do.
Qualified MOE Certified Professional Coach and Advanced Creativity Coach (Dr. Eric Maisel).
Brann - Bluehawk - Bright - Carlson - CMW - Cooney Baines - C&P - Crayon - Crazy Horse - Digitas - EHS - Geometry Global - H.T. Wunderman - Iris - Joshua - J Walter Thompson - Kitcatt & Croke - Kitcatt Nohr - Langham Works Lida - MBO - MCP - Meteorite - M&C Saatchi - Ogilvy - One Bite - Partners Andrews Aldridge - Rhys-Thomas Gordon - RMG - RMP(Paris) - Rufus Leonard - Saatchi & Saatchi - Space 01 - Spark 44 - Start - Story - Swordfish - Tayler Reid - TDG - Tequila - Tidlewave - Wunderman
AIB - Air Europe - American Airlines - American Express - ArcelorMittal - AXA/Wealth - Balmond Studio - Bausch & Lomb - Birds Eye - Boots - British Gas - British Airways - BT - Burton - C2C Rail - Canon - Chelsea F.C. - Citroen - COI - Colombo Port City - De Beers - Debenhams - DHL - Direct Line - Disney - EON - Esso - Evans - Express Newspapers - Fiat - Fidelity - Financial Times - Gala - GAP - GNER - General Motors - Great Western Rail - Green Flag - Grosvenor Estates - Halifax BS - Homebase - Honda - HSBC - IBM - Jaguar - Jeep - Jersey Tourism - John Lewis - KLM - Land Securities - Lexus - Leeds BS - Lloyds TSB - Lotus - Lufthansa - LV Insurance - Marks & Spencer - Markel - Midland Bank - Nandos - NatWest - NHS - Nike - Nissan - Net Jets - NS&I - NSPCC - Orange - Orient Express - Pepe Jeans - Pizza Hut - Princes Trust - Principles - Puma - RAC - Regus - Renault - Ricoh - RICS - RNIB - Royal Mail - Shell - Sky TV - Slendertone - Sony - South West Rail - Tesco - The AA - The Sun - Three - T-Mobile - Tombola - Topshop/Topman - Toyota - TUI - Unisys - UPS - Virgin - Virgin Atlantic - Vodafone - Volkswagen - VSO - VSOE - Waitrose - WaterAid - Woolwich BS - WWF - Xerox
“You can't use up creativity.
The more you use, the more you have.”
do-be-do programs are designed for creative agencies, organisations and private individuals. - artists - graphic designers - sculptors - actors - film directors - musicians - journalists - singers - photographers - screen writers - tattoo artists - art directors - choreographers - composers - singers - makeup artists - film editors - copywriters - editors - content writers - game designers - web developers - animators - app developers - special effects artists - illustrators - art restorers - cartoonists - dj’s - woodworkers - typographers - glass blowers - fine artists - floral designers - jewellers - tv presenters - interior designers - potters - textile designers - creative directors - magicians - ceramicists - industrial designers - architects - set designers - dancers - multi-media artists - technical writers - tv producers - sound designers - videographers - software designers - bloggers - vloggers - voice talent - comedians - 3d modellers - ux designers - strategists - front end designers - ui designers - fashion designers - character designers - retouchers - stylists - curators - metalworkers - bookbinders - calligraphers - and hopefully, YOU.
“There is a vitality,
a life force, an energy,
a quickening that is
translated through you
into action, and because
there is only one of you
in all time, this expression
is unique. And if you block
it, it will never exist
through any other medium
and will be lost.”
I’ve worked with some of the most extraordinary,
talented individuals from a wide range of
I’ve reached soaring heights and desperate lows.
Known it all and known nothing.
Met dead ends.
Thrown it all away then looked for it in the bin.
Scribbled, drawn, written, filmed, painted,
Lived in fear of the blank page.
Felt like an imposter.
Laughed and panicked all in the face of the
Then felt that moment when the hairs on my neck
stood up and the big, fat, juicy idea came to me
in a flash. BOOM!