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LaVerne Council on authentic leadership and being “the first”

Posted by Liz Fosslien on September 26, 2019 in

Could the key to successful teamwork be… line dancing? When LaVerne Council’s team members kept butting heads, she decided to use line dancing as part of a team building activity.  Initially, the experiment was a disaster. The team was wildly out of sync, and people constantly stepped on each other’s toes. But over time, they […]

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Small habits with huge impact: Katherine Milkman

Posted by Liz Fosslien on September 4, 2019 in

At Humu, our mission is to make work better, and we regularly get the chance to talk to inspiring minds in academia, business, and government. When we do, we ask questions that we hope will help everyone—everywhere—benefit and grow from the advice, routines, and practices these leaders share. Today, I had the pleasure of speaking […]

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Small Habits with Huge Impact: Cass R. Sunstein

Posted by Liz Fosslien on July 16, 2019 in

Welcome to the first in a series of interviews that will spotlight the wisdom and habits of some of the world’s most interesting people. At Humu, our mission is to make work better, and we regularly get the chance to talk to inspiring minds in academia, business, and government. When we do, we ask questions […]

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Announcing Humu’s Advisors

Posted by Jessie Wisdom PhD on June 26, 2019 in

At Humu, our mission is to make work better with behavioral science, machine learning, and a little bit of love. To help us achieve that goal, we’re thrilled to formally announce Cass R. Sunstein, Adam Grant, Katherine Milkman, Ethan Burris, and Amy Wrzesniewski as Humu advisors that will be providing us with strategic advice and expert counsel.

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Author and Professor Barry Schwartz on meaning and work

Posted by Liz Fosslien on June 20, 2019 in

We were lucky enough to have the Professor and best-selling author Barry Schwartz join our CEO Laszlo Bock a few weeks ago for a lunch-and-learn at the Humu offices. Here are a few highlights from the discussion.

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Humu Turns Two: To Celebrate Your Culture, Let the Team Take Over

Posted by Liz Fosslien on May 7, 2019 in

On May 1st, a momentous thing happened… Humu turned two! To celebrate how far Humu has come—as a company, as a product, and as a team—we took to the Santa Cruz mountains for a day of cooking, collaborating, and competing. Even better, the whole event was self-planned.

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On the ‘Muve: Our new office

Posted by Liz Fosslien on April 5, 2019 in

We moved! To show you our new space—and the thought that went into designing it—we asked the team to share their favorite things about our new digs.

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Talking Culture with Salesforce & Great Place to Work

Posted by Laszlo Bock on November 12, 2018 in

A few weeks back, as a part of Humu’s participation in the 2018 Dreamforce Conference in San Francisco, I got the chance to participate in a breakfast session with two people I admire: Michael Bush, CEO of Great Place to Work and Jody Kohner, SVP of Employee Experience at Salesforce. Over breakfast with more than […]

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