Dr. Melissa R. Franklin is the Owner and Founder of Growth Mindset Communications, a 4-branch strategic communications and engagement consulting firm. Melissa is much more than a seasoned marketing & communications professional—she is a healer of organizations and systems. With over 20 years of experience and a Doctorate of Education in Organizational Change and Leadership from University of Southern California, Melissa locks arms with movements, organizations, and systems to help them conceive and activate positive change.
Growth Mindset Communications' values are an important part of our work: operate in integrity, embrace diversity, be innovative, give the very best every time, champion the client, and make a positive impact every day.
Growth Mindset works collaboratively to create and implement innovative and action-inspiring strategies. We believe
that positive impact is possible. Our greatest joy is witnessing our clients' breakthroughs...assisting them in turning corners and leading the very change they want to see.
Growth Mindset provides a comprehensive approach when it comes to communications consulting. By providing effective and engaging communications strategies, we provide more than just pretty words and beautiful visuals--we facilitate authentic connections that stick, inspire and transform. Our communications consulting services include:
Growth Mindset’s clients often have to navigate and ultimately reach a complex network of stakeholders, from community members, to elected officials, to community based organizations. We are able to facilitate and help build connections between and among stakeholders and the community in efforts to create systemic change, improve communication, facilitate healing, and provide strategies to improve all points of contact toward the end of meaningful action.
Our stakeholder engagement consulting services include:
Our preferred approach to Systems Change and Organizational Development, specifically Diversity, Equity and Inclusion. Our founder, Melissa R. Franklin, based her doctoral studies on on helping groups move from “talking about it” to “being a:bout it” when it comes to advancing equity. She loves helping groups achieve breakthroughs for themselves. Specific areas of consulting include
Growth Mindset has a breadth of experience facilitating and leading trainings hosted by organizations as well as providing coaching to leaders. We primarily focus on training efforts that work toward building collective self-efficacy (belief of groups in their own ability to make a positive impact), communications and marketing strategy, community collaborative-based initiatives, and strategy development. Capacity Building, Training and Coaching services include: