By Viktor Frankl Summary by John M. Ruh My number one suggested book to read on putting meaning to life Over the years, I have probably given out over 50 copies of this book to leaders I have met. Frankl’s work and his book are the best resources I know of to help one understand… Read more »
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Stress Affects Everyone…Want a Simple Remedy?
A Simple Tool for Managing Stress Stress (both personal and career/work driven) is an unavoidable part of life for nearly everyone. However, enhanced self-awareness and understanding can make the stress drivers in life very manageable. DISC and Stress is a proven tool created by John M Ruh Associates based upon decades of direct, real-world research… Read more »
Are Circumstances Running Your Life?
“I have no time” “I have no time for me” “My circumstance don’t allow me to take care of myself” Sound Familiar? We all have circumstances that we must deal with; however, highly successful responsible leaders accept/own them, and move to “now what” faster than most thereby learning how to support themselves, their team or… Read more »
Carl Jung Executive Summary
Overview Carl Jung, the founder of Analytical Psychology, was born in Switzerland, (1875-1961). While a young man, training to become an internist, he had what some might call an epiphany and switched his studies to psychiatry, and ultimately became internationally known for creating what today is called Analytical Psychology. By most accounts, Jung had a… Read more »
3 Levels of Culture Based Leadership
Do you want to create what is next for you in your Leadership Development Path? If so, please join our free Zoom Event to discuss the following: What is your definition of Leadership and how do you stack up against your goals? Where are you on the Leadership Scale? (If you don’t know what that… Read more »
The Power of Structure
Do you feel under pressure/stress constantly? Do you lack time for important projects…everyday tasks…yourself? Need a uniform effective way of doing things? If so, you most likely have a structure challenge. Consider Trying Three Steps: Step 1 – Take Ownership Understanding and accepting this is your issue and not falling into the trap of playing… Read more »
No Mission…No Purpose…No Life
“Culture is the foundation of life and Work” –John Ruh We all want meaning out of life. Victor Frankl, a psychiatrist that survived Auschwitz and the author of the brilliant book, Man’s Search for Meaning, said that the essence of life is putting meaning to everything, even our sufferings. Moving toward that is challenging, but… Read more »
Prosperity vs. Poverty Mindset
3 Questions What is Prosperity vs. Poverty Mindset? Why is this important to you, your team or company? What are practical steps one can take to create a Prosperity Mindset? Poverty Thinking People: Spend lots of time figuring out ways to save money and generally say they have no time/support. See only what something costs…. Read more »
Victim vs. VCCR
What is the Victim Mindset? It is a predisposed, habitual way of thinking that can cause unnecessary and avoidable stress. Please read this blog: www.johnruh.com/victimization-creates-unnecessary-stress/ What is VCCR? An acronym for Vision, Context, Commitment and Responsibility. These are the four ingredients all successful people possess that allow them to create higher levels of achievement. Read… Read more »
Do you have Company “Non-Negotiables”? What are they? Have you taken the time to define them in writing and shared that information with ANYONE who is associated with your business? CULTURE is the foundation of life and businessJohn Ruh One of the four key components of culture is defining your values right. Values can be… Read more »
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Using the DiSC has helped in many ways in my business as a recruiter. It helps me understand differe...Pam Anderson, Anderson Enterprises
Using DISC makes recruiting easier and more effective from beginning to end. In writing a recruitmen...Scott U., owner of a recruiting/employee alignment firm
Understanding DiSC behavioral profiles has helped me tremendously in both my personal and profession...Debbie R., owner of a business consulting firm
I use the DISC in two ways. 1) When selling to future clients, I ask some upfront questions to the d...Lou C., vice president business development, ARS Technology, Inc.
DISC has been very helpful to me in understanding myself and others better as well as how to better ...Jim Waszak, Dynamic Sales Innovations, Inc.