Brand + Communications


Reframing companies and brands through the human story.

We identify the most powerful ways you can build opportunity, weaving your brand more meaningfully into the lives of the consumers and stakeholders who matter most to your success.

Our experts take you from insights to strategy to activation planning; delivering solutions that build brands and drive stronger human connections.

How We Can Help You

Brand Definition

Brand Positioning

Brand Architecture

Communications + Messaging

Corporate Reputation + Crisis Management

Internal Brand + Organizational Culture

Brand + Customer Experience

Product Innovation

Brand Management + Tracking

Brand Activation Planning

Case Studies


An approach to building ‘brand love’ within the telecom sector.

Transportation Manufacturer

Developing a global naming strategy and process.


Understanding how individual + societal values drive needs and desires of older Americans.

Global Investment Management Firm

Discovering a new, human-centric way to connect with retirement plan financial advisors.

Global Technology Brand

Crafting a differentiated and standout gaming customer service experience.


Building a more cohesive, patient-focused clinical data narrative.

Global Beverage Company

Creating personalized experiences through key moments to build stronger brand relationships.

Automotive Manufacturer

Developing communications and messaging to enhance stakeholder trust in a global automotive brand.

Intermountain Healthcare

Creating a ‘Community Health’ brand strategy to shift an industry paradigm from ‘healthcare’ to ‘health’.

Johnson & Johnson

Restablishing trust among one of the world’s largest healthcare and consumer packaged goods companies.

Healthcare Brand

Providing a global healthcare company with a north star true to their DNA.

International Coffee Systems Brand

Reimagining the B2B customer journey to power workplace coffee systems.

National Cancer Institute

Uniting key stakeholders, decision makers, and competitors to navigate uncharted territory.


Managing corporate reputation during and after a crisis.

Healthcare Supply Company

Ensuring value proposition resonance among key healthcare decision makers.

Strada Education Network

Understanding the values that drive education decision making.

Learn More About Brand + Communications

Practical Applications for AI in Business + Marketing

What’s possible with AI? If you read the news, you’ve seen the hype surrounding artificial intelligence — on one side, experts praise the endless possibilities, innovative technology, and ground-breaking ways to use it. On the other, experts warn against the dangers, fear of the unknown, and lack of regulation surrounding the growing technology. 

Navigating the Climate Change Conversation

The “climate change” debate is one of the hottest issues in America, usually pitting one side against the other, with no room for common ground. The rising popularity of sustainability initiatives and advancements in energy technologies could cause further division, as there is a lot of disagreement when it comes to the climate conversation.

Why Brand Strategy and Marketing Strategy Compliment Each Other

Creating a strong brand connection with customers requires a well-thought-out plan. Companies must define why they exist and build a marketing strategy to communicate this purpose to their customers.  

Just How Interactive Can Media Content Become?

As consumers continue to seek more interactive media, engagement will have important implications on the way brands, marketers, content creators, and distributors make content.

Navigating Market Uncertainty: A Comprehensive Guide for B2B and B2C Business Leaders

Economic downturns and market uncertainty can impact both B2B and B2C businesses in various ways. To adapt and thrive, leaders from both sectors must develop strategies that address the unique challenges they face. In this post, we will explore key recommendations for marketing, branding, and positioning strategy that cater to both B2B and B2C businesses.

A New Value Equation

We define value as the totality of the experience one has with your product and service versus their expectations. Value is consistently exceeding expectations – high expectations – in the delivery of your offering.

The Must-Have Components of Your Brand Messaging Playbook

In order to have a successful brand, you need to have a set of core messages written down in a playbook. This clearly defines the brand’s aims and compass and may be used as a reference to ensure that all communications are on-brand. 

2 Main Benefits of Brand and Marketing Strategies

SEO and branding go hand in hand because they work together to create a comprehensive online marketing strategy. SEO helps businesses gain visibility in search engine rankings and drive website traffic, while branding helps create a recognizable and memorable identity.

11 Ways to Set the Unique Selling Proposition of a Business 

Setting a Unique Selling Proposition (USP) for your business is essential for making it stand out from the competition. A USP is a statement that clearly outlines what makes your business different is essential for creating an effective marketing strategy.

Behavioral Economics Applied to Digital Health: How to Champion the Human in Healthcare

With new advancements in technology — like the rise of artificial intelligence — to create these hyper-personalized customer experiences in digital health, applied behavioral economics can motivate action and drive dramatic impact.

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