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Creativity is the most important human resource.

Sticky Lab melds arts and business thinking to help you launch a product or service, build your organization, develop your leadership skills, plan for the future, and communicate your vision.

Erika Block is Sticky Lab's principal consultant and coach. She takes a holistic, systems-oriented approach to research and problem-solving with clients, drawing on her experience as a founder and chief executive of three companies - and on the successes and challenges that came with them.

She also works with clients to support organizational culture, team/human development, and ensure that their operations provide both employees and customers with the processes and tools they need to be successful. Sticky Lab collaborates with a network of talented, thoughtful partners to support clients with writing and digital media, software, and additional coaching needs.

What sticky problem are you solving?

From my clients:

Erika has an uncanny ability to quickly grasp the wide landscape of challenges and opportunities available to our small organization and to identify and implement appropriate structures and methods to strategically develop and evaluate ideas and courses of action. She's nimble and flexible, able to respond to changing conditions as they arise, pivoting and identifying new paths as needed. She's is a trusted voice of reason and a valuable strategic thinking partner.

We're calling you Erika 'Un-Blocker.' Our discussions helped me get 'unstuck'. I'm getting critical stuff done and I'm more confident addressing internal issues directly when they come up.

Erika acts as a critical sounding board for important decisions. She has knowledge and connections that produce out of the box ideas I would never generate on my own, and she brings enormous energy and enthusiasm for my business that help me keep things moving forward.

Advisory Services

  • Coaching for entrepreneurs, executives, and community builders.

    • Sometimes you need a sounding board. Sometimes you need to work through a problem or assess an opportunity. Sometimes you need someone to hold you accountable to your own goals. And sometimes you need someone to help you say no.
  • Strategy consulting for product development, customer engagement, and business development.

  • Facilitation that engages participants and ensures your events, panel discussions, and in-house workshops are successful.

What sticky story do you need to tell?
  • We can help you focus your story, simplify your message, polish a presentation, and improve your speaking skills.
    • Erika draws on years of directing live theater - combined with her own experience speaking, pitching, and getting people excited about new ideas - to help you tell the right story, at the right time, with clarity and power.
How do you build a company that can stick around - and stick to its mission - for the long haul?