CES 2018 – 8 Tech Trends to Watch

Author: Dayna Beal

CES 2018

My first impressions of the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2018 did not disappoint. It was mind-boggling, fascinating, and overwhelming. Because the new technologies unveiled at CES are so important to DISHER and our customers, we had a team in attendance to soak it all in. Here are a few highlights and discoveries from this year’s show that you might like… Read More

Designing at the Seams

Author: Phil Dirkse

Designing at the Seams

The Value of Risk Mitigation As a Product Development Engineer engaged in the automotive industry pre- and post-launch, my daily activities often consist of addressing current production issues and identifying and mitigating future risks. The value of risk mitigation is what I’d like to focus on in this blog. Perhaps this topic won’t rack up thousands of page views in… Read More

How Will You Play Your Hand?

Author: Jeff Disher

Good Stewardship is a Win-Win

  Good Stewardship is a Win-Win A Core Culture Characteristic at DISHER December is our month for highlighting Stewardship at DISHER. It’s one of our 12 Culture Characteristics. Every December we talk about what it is, why we do it, and the many ways in which we can carry it out in our lives throughout the year. Our use of… Read More

Don’t Be Left Behind

Author: Laura Anthony

Don’t Be Left Behind

Innovation Workshops Move Companies Forward The old adage, “innovate or die”, is often true. Companies too slow to change like Blackberry, Blockbuster, and Xerox are sad reminders. Conversely, organizations like Amazon, Tesla, and Salesforce know how to stay relevant and ahead of the curve. Those who fail to adapt and give customers what they want at a cost-effective price are… Read More

Asking the Right Questions Always Leads to Improvement

Author: Joe Dyer

Asking the Right Questions Always Leads to Improvement

I am the proud father of two little boys, ages three and five. Among the busy days, messes, and laughter there is one other constant: questions. What are we doing tonight? How does a key work? Could you somehow get inside a leaf? Maybe you can relate to this line of questioning. Recently my son asked, “Dad, where do clouds… Read More

Hiring for Year One (Part 1)

Author: Christy Landrigan

Hiring for Year One Reframing the Talent Gap Conversation Part I

Part 1 – Reframing the Talent Gap Conversation Reports on the deepening talent divide are overwhelming. As I look at the large-scale efforts led by many businesses and institutions in response, I feel some relief that steps are being taken towards long-term, systemic change. Yet there is an increasing need for immediate change. You will soon learn that the answer… Read More

Are You the Best Leader You Can Be? (Part 2)

Author: Bob Soeters | Business Lead - Corporate Officer

Are You the Best Leader You Can Be Part 2

Part 2 – Treetop Time How do you grow as a leader? What character qualities do you hope to emulate? We all have the aspiration to improve but sometimes we struggle breaking it down into manageable steps towards real change. In my last blog I discussed the need to develop an organizational leadership model to give you and your team… Read More

Is Your Corporate Mission Just Lip Service?

Author: Keri McCarthy | Business Lead - Talent Solutions

Is Your Corporate Mission Just Lip Service

Building a Culture by Design™ I’ve worked in some awesome companies— collaborative, educational, challenging, and most of all… fun! The best jobs have always had the best people. I’ve also worked in some not-so-great environments— political, demanding (in that “oh no – what are they making me do now” kind-of way), deceptive, and profit-at-all-costs thinking which made for a less… Read More

You Make It— I Break It

Author: Aaron Denbow | Electronics Engineer

You Make It— I Break It

The Importance of Validation Testing. Validation testing plays a significant role in product development. Have you ever wanted to rip the radio out of your car and smash it on the ground? I’ve taken things out of my car and smashed them – and it’s quite satisfying! I didn’t do it out of frustration, I did it as part of… Read More

Hey, COACH!

Author: DJ Kellogg | Area Lead - Southeast Michigan Region

Hey, COACH!

Helping Your Team Succeed! I love coaching teams, and I love being part of a team— and learning how to help them perform at a higher level! I’ve had the privilege of coaching a state-championship high school team, national club volleyball teams, and talented teams of professionals at DISHER. I enjoy each coaching opportunity immensely. While I do not claim… Read More