Developing a Growth Mindset

Getting comfortable with failure (ours and others) Growth mindset in practice Growth mindset—the belief that skills and abilities can be developed with effort—has become an organizational buzz-phrase, with the likes of Microsoft’s Satya Nadella calling it a game-changer. But as Dr. Carol Dweck (who coined the term) … Read More

Thinx: Your Company Culture is your Brand. Period.

Recently, there has been a good deal of buzz around Thinx, the company that brought us the moisture-wicking, absorbent underwear for women on their periods. Whether or not you’re of the menstruating gender, Thinx is providing a beautiful case study for what can happen in an organization when … Read More

Uber’s Culture Issues Stem from the Leadership

WRITTEN BY Juliane Corman, Consultant and Coach at ThinkHuman, a management consulting company. MAR 8, 2017 @ 12:00 PM A myriad of scandals in the past few weeks has propelled Uber and its company culture into the spotlight. Let’s briefly review – sexual harassment has been reported … Read More

Why Remote Workplaces Fail

WRITTEN BY Meredith Haberfeld SEP 28, 2015 @ 07:00 AM Founder and CEO of ThinkHuman, a consultancy that advises organizations on employee engagement, team performance, and culture. The number of remote workers across the country is rising like a tidal wave. But too many organizations are failing at making it … Read More

The Dangers of Blind Spots

By Meredith Haberfeld founder and CEO of ThinkHuman, a management consulting company.       JUL 14, 2015 @ 12:13 PM We all know blind spots are dangerous when we’re changing lanes at 60 MPH on the highway. When you’ve got a blind spot killing your company … Read More

Your HR Department Is Having an Identity Crisis

Forget payroll and benefits, and say hello to happiness and culture . . . by Rebecca Greenfield – June 24, 2015 — 1:45 PM EDT For two years, Marti Wolf was human resources director at MailChimp. As of March, she got a new title, chief culture officer, and the new HR director reports to … Read More

Rewire Your Brain for Greater Happiness

Happiness Hack — for Individuals and Organizations Co-authored by Dr. Amalea Seelig, Psy.D and Meredith Haberfeld, CEO of ThinkHuman. – Posted: 06/11/2015 5:57 pm Complaining. We do it all the time. Most of the time, we don’t even realize we’re doing it. We may have no idea that there’s … Read More

THREE STEPS TO END OFFICE GOSSIP

SUCCESSFUL EMPLOYEE ENGAGEMENT REQUIRES TRUTH. ARE YOU WILLING TO HEAR IT? ARE YOUR EMPLOYEES WILLING TO EXPRESS IT? BY MEREDITH HABERFELD – May 11, 2015 | 5:00 AM Gossip not only kills morale; it kills the bottom line. Read More

How to Deal with a Coworker You Literally Can’t Stand

…and make yourself look good in the process. by LAUREN VALENTI – APR 21, 2015 @ 3:03 PM You can’t choose your coworkers, but you can choose your wine… We’re kidding, but seriously, work is stressful enough on its own without office politics. Whether it’s dealing … Read More