Why We Do It to do good, have fun AND prosper.


Our Values

At Gumball we believe it's possible to simultaneously do good, have fun, AND prosper.  When we put these values into action, our passion comes alive and as a result, people want to be a part of the action. That's culture.   

We also like to keep our promises.  There are only a few so we don't overshoot or disappoint. Here they are: 

  • Provide you the highest quality leadership development experiences that are steeped in science, customized, and are relevant.  In turn your leaders are equipped, unique problems are solved, and inventions are built.
  • Provide you the highest quality leadership development products that are designed to be on-demand and original.  
  • Assure lasting and sustainable change in your leaders and teams.
  • Deliver and measure real business outcomes that result in 5x to 7x or more a return on your investment. Most of our engagements result in more than 7x return; we have case studies if you’re interested.


"Running a Business is Ultimately about Freedom."

- Verne Harnish, Author of Scaling Up 

We agree with Verne that running a business is ultimately about freedom.....and with freedom comes immense responsibility.  

We believe it's our responsibility as strategic advisers, coaches, and facilitators, to serve leaders so they may liberate themselves from the barriers that prevent them, and their organizations, from reaching their fullest potential.

We also believe that doing good goes beyond our 4 walls.  We do our best to contribute and here's how...

Coaching has a central role to play for a society to thrive. As practitioners we too are leaders, needing to constantly liberate ourselves through learning and personal development. One way we assure this development is through our ongoing membership with the ICF (International Coaching Federation) and the ICF Foundation

 ICF Foundation - Social Change Through Coaching

The ICF Foundation works to accelerate and amplify social change through coaching, working together with all kinds of social change organizations. It is centered around three pillars:

  1. Cultivating frameworks for pro bono coaching,

  2. Engaging in and curating research for the multiplying effect of social progress through coaching as well as the impact of Social Return on Investment (SRIO),

  3. Connecting, teaching about the beneftis of coaching and providing scholarships to diverse populations.

Since 2018, our CEO, Ann Dorgan, has been Treasurer on the Board of Trustees for the ICF Foundation. Watch here why she thinks that coaching will change the world.

If your organization is striving for global social impact and are interested in partnering with the ICFF to deploy pro-bono coaches on a global scale, contact [email protected] and watch this video to learn more. 

Polaris Project - Changing Policies

Polaris is spearheading a reimagined approach to confronting, and ultimately, ending sex and labor trafficking in North America.

Their work is driven by data, shaped by the expertise of survivors, and focused on dismantling the underlying systems that make it possible to rob 25 million people around the world of the freedom to choose how they live and work.

BEST - Businesses Ending Slavery and Trafficking

Businesses Ending Slavery and Trafficking (BEST) is a Seattle-based nonprofit organization with the mission to align and equip leaders to use the power of business to prevent human trafficking.

BEST has a unique role in raising awareness and educating employers and employees to identify victims of human trafficking and to prevent the exploitation of future victims.

Many Hopes - Rescuing & Raising Children from Injustice

Many Hopes rescues children from oppression and raises them to be adults of influence equipped to do justice for others, causing exponential impact.
They believe that children born into poverty can be changemakers in their communities.

Rescuing, nurturing, and educating children is the first step – making right what was wrong. They go further: inspiring, empowering, and supporting children to prevent those wrongs from happening to others. Join them here.

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