“Communication isn’t rocket science. Simple shifts in the words you use can create cultures where people feel included and inspired!”
- Erica Mills Barnhart, Communications Expert & Speaker
Claxon was born out of our founder’s obsession with two things:
- The power of words
- Making the world a better place
She put those two things together and has been speaking, writing, and advising about the revolutionary power of words ever since.
Erica Mills Barnhart is a communication expert, speaker, and author. She is Founder & CEO of Claxon and also an Associate Teach Professor at the University of Washington.
Things Erica has done:
at huge conferences and intimate leadership trainings. Learn about Erica’s speaking here.
Book: Pitchfalls–why bad pitches happen to good people
Book: Recharge: energize your employees one word at a time
Article: The Stanford Social Innovation Review
“Great mission. Bad statement : why the social sector should worry about words”
with clients like the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Global Impact, Microsoft, LifeScience Washington, Group Health Research Institute, and dozens more. To learn more visit the consulting page.
The Wordifier, The Claxon Method, The 1, 2, 3 Marketing Tree
to France, Cambodia, Hong Kong, China, Malaysia, Thailand, Singapore, Italy, Spain, Switzerland, England, Ireland, Mexico and Brunei.
in Canada to American parents so she’s Camerican.
The Claxon Team
Sophie makes sure Claxon’s clients have an exceptional experience and takes care of all the behind-the-scenes things that makes a business hum along. She has traveled all over the world and currently calls New York City home.