Building an Intern Program that Really Works!

Author: Allison Ives

Intern Avengers

  I can attest to the value of Disher’s intern program because I was one not too long ago! During the summer of my junior collegiate year, I became a Disher intern. I thought an internship would consist of not getting paid, retrieving coffee for coworkers, cleaning the office, organizing files, and doing other tasks that didn’t require critical thought…. Read More

The Top 10 Dimensions of a Thriving Culture

Jeff Disher Speaking

After being recognized in Fortune as the 21st Best Small Workplace in the United States by Great Place to Work®, Jeff Disher, Founder and President of Disher, was asked to speak on How to Build a Great Culture at the Michigan West Coast Chamber’s Early Bird Breakfast on June 14, 2016. Jeff has been very intentional about building a winning culture… Read More

Disher, A Great Place to Give Back

Included below are just a few stories from Disher folks who are making a positive difference in their corner of the world.   Some Giving Back Stories “I am the leader of one of our foundational cultural characteristics we call Stewardship here at Disher. This is a voluntary role where I can guide the entire team throughout the year regarding stewardship… Read More

Healthy Competition

Author: Aimee VandenElzen

Kids' Food Basket - Disher Team 1

What’s the first thing that pops into your mind when you think back to the month of March? The NCAA March Madness tournament, perhaps? For years companies have organized heated bracket-picking tournaments. I’ve been involved in this friendly, little competition from the days when we used highlighters to mark winners and losers and excel spreadsheets to tally points. Now all… Read More

A League of Extraordinary Legomen

Author: Kyle McLellan

In September of 2015, six novice robotics engineers came together for the first time at their secret laboratory within the walls of Disher’s Ann Arbor office.  They united in a spirit of teamwork to accept the challenge of building a superior garbage-busting robot and to devise an innovative solution to control the waste from used whiteboard markers. Geared up for… Read More

Trusting Relationships

Consumer Insight

June Culture Characteristic: Trusting Relationships   Trust is a foundational characteristic that Disher Design and Development strives to build its relationships on. Trusting relationships in the workplace and with our customers are the building blocks of an effective partnership and Disher’s ability to make a positive difference in the lives of those we come in contact with. These relationships are based… Read More