What is unstuck? and FAQs

The simple questions people ask us most often.














Who are you?


We are two friends who are behavioral scientists, business strategists, creatives, designers, researchers, and more. But we don’t want those to be our labels.


We simply want to be called “unstuck” and defined by our ability to use our range of talents to produce that powerful outcome.


What does unstuck mean?


Stuck is to be unable to make progress because you lack clarity, certainty, or inspiration. Unstuck is to be able to make progress, to have forward inertia. Every organization and every individual, no matter how smart or strong, will find themselves stuck at one time or another.



What do you do?


When you're stuck, we help you get unstuck. When you're unstuck, we help you stay unstuck.



What topics do you work on?


Our clients call us when they need to get unstuck on any process that involves human behavior, including: design, storytelling, strategy, decision making, data, marketing, communications, org culture, and more.



What services do you offer to get people unstuck?


unstuck services come in four flavors: live engagements, asynchronous consulting, research, and custom podcasts. No matter what we're doing, we do it with power & joy.




What is your power?

Our unique power comes from two similar sources: 1) We meet every problem with scientific minds, artistic hearts and business sensibilities. 2) We are masters of intellectual arbitrage - importing the best ideas in the world and applying them to your problems with nuance.



What are your results?


Our focus on power and joy allows us unparalleled range in helping clients get unstuck. We have helped make Disney’s theme parks more engaging, shown Netflix how to build a more informative UX, successfully targeted and marketed niche brands, helped agencies tell more artistic stories, helped billion dollar brands develop new vision, and much more.





yours in power & joy,

-Ian & Troy-