About Us

DifferenThinking™ is a boutique consulting firm specialising in strategic people, culture, leadership, ethics and decision making services.

Our global experience has taught us that organisations can often fail to execute their visions and strategies if the right investment in people, culture, ethics and leadership does not occur. At DifferenThinking we are focused on reducing risks by helping you to understand your people and organisational challenges and implement strategies in order for you to successfully grow and scale.

We are passionate about the combined power of innovation-culture-leadership and understands the unique requirements of scale-ups, start-ups, corporates, VC’s and accelerators.

Our passion and experience help to empower your investment decisions with human capital services that are agile, commercial, data and analytics-backed and practical.

Working with you from the start – prior to capital investment decisions – and throughout the lifecycle of your organisation.

Our ultimate aim is to create, support and maximise growth.

“We have an absolutely wonderful experience in with working with Zivit and looking forward to continuing working with her in the future. Now we have an outstanding team and I attribute a tremendous amount of it to Zivit’s work. What she does is outstanding!”

(Klaus Bartosch • Managing Director & Co-Founder – ASX:1ST)

Our Services

Selection and Analysis

We help you reduce your people risks by understanding who to invest in, identifying capability gaps in the team and hiring those that fit your organisational culture.

  • Founders & executive teams due-diligence
  • Selection of key team members for scale-ups and start-ups
  • Selection of teams for investment and for accelerators
  • Teampreneurs
Selection and Analysis flyer


We coach executives, founders and managers, provide leadership and culture trainings, support and mentor new executives to ensure you can grow your business through developing high performing teams.

  • Coaching first time executives, managers and founders
  • Leadership, culture and ethics programs and courses
  • “soft-skills” development programs
  • Career transition coaching for founders and managers
  • Improving decision making by eliminating cognitive biases 
Development Programs Flayer

Grow and Scale

We support you to achieve meaningful growth through building a lean and agile HR infrastructure that is focused on scalability and delivering rather than policy and policing.

  • Scalability plans
  • Culture
  • Talent
Lean HR flyer


Innovation means constant changes, not only in the product, but also in processes and management. When things go wrong, we diagnose the issues and put a change management plan in place. We believe in understanding your people and organisational challenges in order to successfully improve and grow.

  • Organisational culture diagnosis
  • Capability-gap analysis
  • Productivity analysis
  • Employee turnover analysis

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