Our Why

 
 
 

About Us

Brains on Fire is a tribe of passionate humans and creative rebels who believe human connection is the most powerful force on earth. Our team gets out of bed each day on a mission to help our clients do more good in the world by becoming stories people want to be a part of.

We typically work with nonprofits, associations, foundations and socially conscious for-profits and startups who view people as more than a transaction and their business as a catalyst for positive social good. We help our clients succeed through a mix of participative insight, insanely clear strategy, emotional storytelling, soulful identity development and authentic community building. If you want to grow your organization by doing good, bringing people together and contributing to the world in a meaningful way, let’s talk.

Brains on Fire is a certified Benefit Corporation. Learn what that means here. 

 
 
 
 


We Believe

…it’s all about people. We believe in people. They’re who we are. They’re who we work with. They’re how we work. They’re at the center of everything we do. And they’re totally worth it.

 

…brands and organizations have unique personalities. They’re real living, breathing, evolving things. Why? Because they’re made up of real people.  

 

…stories are powerful. Shared stories are the catalyst for human connection. Stories define us, connect us and help us find not only our place, but also a purpose in this great big world.

 

…the right questions reveal the way. In order to build meaningful relationships, people have to find themselves in your story. Telling that story requires asking the right questions to really get to know your organization and the people who love it.

 

…passion is even more powerful. Inspired advocates are like lightning rods for your brand or organization. Other people are drawn to them because they want some of what they’ve got.

 

…your most passionate advocates are your living messengers. Advocates spread the word about you — and their passion for you — because they believe in your greater purpose.
…nobody goes it alone. No people? No community. No community? No movement. Success takes a tribe. It starts with fans, advocates and evangelist

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