Dropping powerful truth balms and truth bombs about the possibilities and perils of workplace collaboration

How to build incredible collaborativerelationships at work*


*(even when you'd rather work alone)

"Everything you need to know to build healthy and productive collaborative relationships at work"
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As an award-winning teacher celebrated for her wit, presence, and clarity, Deb's unusual blend of humility and insight engages audiences, encourages openness, and motivates action. Learn more.

“This was hands down one of the most useful and practical sessions I've attended in a long time. No one ever talks about HOW to collaborate WELL! And it changes so drastically from group to group even within one organization that it can be very frustrating. I only wish all of my colleagues had attended the session.”

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Deb has been featured in media outlets including The New York Times, The Atlantic, The Hechinger Report, Inside Higher Ed, Fortune, Reason, Business Week, University Business Insider, Wall Street Journal, and The Hill. She writes regularly for Psychology Today.

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We provide research-backed foundations, assessments, and interventions to help:

  • Individuals deepen their collaborative know-how

  • Teams discover how to structure collaborative work

  • Organizations establish collaborative culture

Whether through our advising, keynotes, or workshops, we find nothing more rewarding than helping clients navigate complex relationships with ease and confidence.


It’s not rocket science; it’s relationship science.

Collaboration is the process of two or more known individuals working together intentionally to advance a specific shared goal.