Posts Categorized: Business Culture

The Cultural Implications of DISC

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Learning to understand individual behavior and personality elements and their collective impact on groups is a significant aspect and benefit of the DISC Profile tool. Ultimately, the collective dynamics of individuals creates and sustains cultures of nations, organizations and teams. Therefore, DISC is a highly viable tool for defining and promoting effective cultures based on… Read more »


How to Define Your Business Culture

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Not sure where you are right now? Confused about where you’re going? Don’t know why you’re doing what you’re doing? Not sure what you truly value? Your behavior is not in alignment with your values? Does what you are doing have little or no meaning to you? Have you reached a stage where you can’t… Read more »


Interview on DISC, Entrepreneurship and Culture

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John Ruh was recently interviewed by Jim Waszak, co-host of Seize Your Business. In the pilot episode of this business focused video series, John explains how DISC supports successful entrepreneurship, culture and how to define your niche market.  Throughout the interview, John offers practical advice on business, DISC and leadership styles.  Some of the key highlights… Read more »


How You Can Improve Employee Engagement

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Are your employees sleeping on the job, playing Tetris like Peter Gibbons when you’re not watching, or underperforming? If so, you just might be suffering from the engagement epidemic that has been rife in the US workforce for the last few years. In fact, a study by Gallup discovered that as much as 70% of… Read more »


Joe Madden on Culture

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Joe Madden on Culture By: John Ruh Joe Madden (the 54th manager of the Chicago Cubs), wrote over 30 years ago about the power of the right culture. His leadership is about compassion, creativity and a positive, “we can, we will” attitude. He has a vision (embrace the target is the phrase he uses) and… Read more »


Q & A on Corporate Culture

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What is corporate culture? There is no one answer. If you get 50 business people in a room and ask them that question, you will get 50 different answers. That is the heart of the problem of talking about company culture. It’s clear as mud. You’ve said you don’t think any company should use the… Read more »


What is Company Culture?

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Company culture can be hard to understand if your organization hasn’t given it any though in the past. But the cold, hard truth is that company culture affects all levels of an organization, and can hurt you as much as it can help you if leaders don’t give it proper attention. At its core, company… Read more »


Business Culture Myths Every Leader Should Know

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For businesses of all sizes, nurturing a business culture is imperative to success. Creating a business culture before an organization matures and grows will help prevent growing pains and mistakes that negatively impact your bottom line, but mature businesses also benefit from creating a business culture if they don’t have one already or employees aren’t… Read more »


Whose Mission is This?

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“To make a contribution to the world by making tools for the mind that advance humankind” What is your mission? Your mission explains why is it you are doing what you do. Does your mission inspire and motivate you? If so why, if not, why have it as a mission? 2 Special Offers Do you want to read… Read more »


Understanding Your Business Culture

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The culture that you nurture within your business is more important than you might think. While some people feel that business culture is a buzzword or that time is better spent on scaling your business, you absolutely need a strong and clear business culture to reach your goals. But this isn’t only true for massive… Read more »