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We listen. We challenge. We play. We encourage. We create. 


We believe that everyone has a creative spark and the ability to turn new ideas into action.  We are passionate about helping people strengthen their empathy skills and rediscover their creativity.

Dan Gilbert
Founder and Principal

Dan Gilbert works with leaders, policymakers, educators, and nonprofit “doers” on design thinking, learning, and strategy.  Through workshops, strategic consulting, and speaking, he helps organizations build cultures marked by creativity, caring, and learning. Dan has worked with universities around the world, government ministries in Denmark and Sweden, global corporations, and foundations and nonprofits in the United States. 


In addition to consulting, Dan has taught multiple design thinking and learning courses at Stanford’s Graduate School of Education and at Aarhus University in Denmark. He holds a Master’s degree in Learning, Design, and Technology from Stanford.

Read more about Dan on his LinkedIn profile.

Stuart Chittenden 
Founder and Principal

Stuart Chittenden believes that conversation helps us to live better and work well. Driven by that belief, Stuart designs and delivers conversation programs for corporate and non­profit organizations, and for public and community purposes. Stuart is formerly a partner at the Omaha-­based branding consultancy, David Day Associates, where he consulted on brand strategy with local and national clients. 


Prior to consulting, Stuart was a London-based lawyer working with international legal practices. He has a Master’s level certification in Organization Learning & Development through the UK’s Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development.

Read more about Stuart on his LinkedIn profile.

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