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What’s New at Humu – February 2020 Edition

Posted by Liz Fosslien on February 25, 2020 in

At Humu, we get it. Working together isn’t always smooth sailing. Humans are complex. Even if you have great people on a team, interpersonal friction can slow them down.  What if a tiny nudge—in the right moment, personalized to the individual—could make everything easier? What’s a nudge, anyway? The word “nudge” gets thrown around a […]

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What’s New at Humu – January 2020 Edition

Posted by Liz Fosslien on January 22, 2020 in

Welcome to 2020!  We’re using the start of the new year, a natural reflection point, as a chance to look at how much we’ve grown since we first announced the Nudge Engine® a little over a year ago.  (We encourage you to also set aside time to intentionally celebrate your wins. Research shows that people […]

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What’s new at Humu—December 2019 Edition

Posted by Liz Fosslien on December 12, 2019 in

‘Tis the season for gifting!  And as you might already know, one of the best things you can give your team is the gift of feedback (it’s a cliche for a reason). By outlining the specific steps someone can take to level up, you help them learn and grow—and set themselves up for long-term success. […]

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What’s new at Humu—November 2019 Edition

Posted by Liz Fosslien on November 12, 2019 in

Imagine your team is gathered in a conference room, brainstorming ways to fix a pressing problem. The group starts to converge on an idea, when an easier and far more cost-effective solution pops into your head. But instead of saying something, you immediately second-guess yourself. You’ve never felt very comfortable being yourself around your coworkers, […]

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What’s New with Humu—October 2019 Edition

Posted by Liz Fosslien on October 8, 2019 in

Do you secretly suspect that you’re not good enough to be doing your job? Or that if you took on a more visible role, your coworkers would quickly discover that you’re a fraud? You’re not alone. Over two thirds of people will experience this kind of self-doubt, known as imposter syndrome, at some point in […]

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What’s New with Humu—September 2019 Edition

Posted by Liz Fosslien on September 10, 2019 in

It’s back-to-school season! Which makes this the perfect time for a quick self-reflection: when was the last time you learned something new at work? If you’re struggling to remember, it might be time to bump growth up to a top priority. Continually seeking opportunities to develop your skill-set has oh-so-many benefits: it can counteract anxiety […]

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What’s New with Humu—August 2019 Edition

Posted by Liz Fosslien on August 13, 2019 in

Ah August, when on any given day, half your team is out for vacation (or, if you’re in Europe, possibly your entire team). While these weeks are often referred to as “the lazy days of summer,” we’ve found that the opposite can be true: fewer people in the office means fewer meetings and distractions, which […]

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What’s New with Humu—July 2019 Edition

Posted by Liz Fosslien on July 9, 2019 in

Vacations—real, no-work-email vacations—increase our well-being, creativity, and performance, and act as a booster shot against burnout. Here are three scientifically-backed nudges to help you start building your vacation muscles.

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What’s New with Humu—May 2019 Edition

Posted by Liz Fosslien on May 14, 2019 in

What should you do when you’re stressed at work, but have little control over the underlying stressor? Our team is familiar with the normal ups and downs that occur at a rapidly growing startup. It helps that we’re an incredibly supportive group, but we also successfully navigate it all by practicing emotion regulation—science speak for […]

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What’s New with Humu—April 2019 Edition

Posted by Liz Fosslien on April 9, 2019 in

While 24/7 happiness isn’t possible, here are five tiny tweaks to increase the positive emotions you experience, help you feel more passionate about your job, and feel a sense of belonging at work.

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What’s New with Humu—March 2019 Edition

Posted by Meghan Casserly on March 12, 2019 in

And at Humu HQ, March is about highlighting the contributions of the women in our field who are taking great strides and giant leaps in the mission to make work better.

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What’s New with Humu—February 2019 Edition

Posted by Meghan Casserly on February 12, 2019 in

The latest dispatch from Humu HQ. What we're loving, what we're learning, and what we're doing in the month of February.

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What’s New with Humu—January 2019 Edition

Posted by Meghan Casserly on January 15, 2019 in

We’re more than doubling the team at Humu this year, and moving to a (much!) bigger office to continue our efforts to make work better. That means hiring the best and the brightest from all walks of life.

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Inside Humu: 12 Ways We Celebrate Culture at Humu

Posted by Meghan Casserly on December 12, 2018 in

Customs we celebrate year-round to keep the Humu work culture bright. 

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What’s New With Humu—November 2018

Posted by Meghan Casserly on November 6, 2018 in

Happy Election Day! There’s a lot at stake this midterm cycle, so for those of you in the States—whatever your political views—I hope you’ve carved out time to cast your votes.  (Apologies in advance to non-US folks for what might be a bit of an Americana overkill. Feel free to stop reading and we’ll catch up […]

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What’s New With Humu—October 2018

Posted by Meghan Casserly on October 9, 2018 in

After 18 months of piloting, Humu has swum out of stealth mode to unveil the Nudge Engine—technology that transforms organizations at scale using small, personal steps based on science, machine learning, and a little love.

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What’s New With Humu—September 2018

Posted by Meghan Casserly on September 10, 2018 in

After 16 months of product development and quiet deployment with an incredible group of partners, we’re swimming out of stealth-mode later this month. Watch our social channels for the latest breaking news.

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What’s New With Humu—August 2018

Posted by Meghan Casserly on August 14, 2018 in

The latest on Castro Street

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What’s New With Humu—July 2018

Posted by emilyhumu on July 9, 2018 in

Ahhh, summer. The warmer weather on both coasts has us feeling extra social, and we’re sharing some seasonal research to help navigate the dog days whether you’re holding down the fort at work or taking some much needed time off. What we’re doing… Humu has been logging major miles this summer, traveling to see our […]

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What’s New With Humu—June 2018

Posted by Meghan Casserly on June 5, 2018 in

Schools (almost!) out for summer. We’re feeling the air of anticipation at Humu HQ, where between us we’re parents to 14 small humans, 10 dogs, 4 cats (two of which are hairless Sphynx), 2 chinchillas and a parrot, all of them vying for our attention. But there’s no rest for the team in Mountain View! […]

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