David Isaacs

David Isaacs


David Isaacs is President of Clearing Communications, an organizational leadership and strategy consultancy. He has served as a line executive managing crisis and transition and as a personal coach and “thinking partner” with business leaders and leadership teams, accompanying them as they embrace the challenges of unprecedented change and transformation. Client systems served have included. Ericsson, Hewlett-Packard, Intel, Sanofi-Aventis.

David is co-founder of The World Café Community Foundation, an educational network whose primary purpose is to support the convening and hosting of strategic conversations on behalf of life-affirming futures. The World Café approach to large scale dialogue is being used in corporate, community, government, NGO, and multi-stakeholder settings on six continents. He has been engaged in teaching, coaching and mentoring with innovative learning programs with University of Texas/ San Antonio Business School (Executive MBA), St. Mary’s University (MA Leadership), California Institute of Integral Studies, and the Kaos Pilots University (Denmark/US). An award-winning book, The World Café: Shaping our Futures through Conversations that Matter, co-authored with Juanita Brown and the World Café Community, illuminates key design principles for accessing mutual intelligence around complex issues.

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Conversation as a Core Business Process

Take a moment to put on a new set of glasses. Change your perspective. Consider, for a moment, that the most widespread and pervasive…

The World Cafe: Living Knowledge Through Conversations That Matter

Consider all the learning that occurs as people move from place to place inside and outside an organization, carrying insights and ideas from one…

Strategic Questions: Engaging People’s Best Thinking

Stop asking so many questions,” many children hear at home. “Don’t give me the question, give me the answer,” many students hear at school.