What we do

Cultural Surveys + Customized Training + Leadership Coaching + Keynote Speaking  =
the insights and tools to build a more effective workplace.

Recent Case Studies

These companies have leveraged our tools to develop stronger workplace cultures and more successful businesses.

Sage Fruit

Sage Fruit Picks IHE to Help Grow Common Culture and Align Companies

The general manager of Sage Fruit came to Legacy Business Cultures in 2008 looking to draft a strategic plan to build a common culture and align the four separate companies that make up their warehousing and distribution system. It was determined that our Increasing Human Effectiveness curriculum aligned very well with the strategic goals they were mapping out for improving processes, improving communication and changing the company’s culture.

DuPont team

DuPont Cultivates Respect as a Global Asset

When a corporate giant like E. I. Du Pont De Nemours and Company (DuPont), the Delaware based diversified manufacturer, makes Respect for People one of its four core values, alongside Safety, Exhibiting the highest Ethical Standards and Protecting the Environment, they must be onto something.


Connecting With Respect is Thriving at Johnsonville

Respect has always been a key value within Johnsonville Sausage, a Wisconsin-headquartered company committed to excellence in every facet of sausage making. Respect is a key component of their Guiding Principles and one of their Supporting Values, which Johnsonville defines as: Respect, to show consideration for someone else as a person and to treat him or her as you would want to be treated, at all times.

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Recent News & Articles

A Guide to Dealing With Stress in the Workplace

October 5th, 2015|0 Comments

While some stress is actually healthy, chronic stress is debilitating. It preoccupies the mind, clouds our judgment, dulls our creativity and makes us physically sick. In this article, we will examine the concept of emotional backpacks and develop strategies for keeping ours light and well-equipped, even in stressful situations.

Does Respect Need to Be Earned?

September 29th, 2015|1 Comment

I was recently contacted by a facilitator at one of our manufacturing clients that is rolling out our Connecting with Respect process across their organization. Her question was interesting. Evidently, there were certain managers (and more senior employees) who were of the opinion that they should not be expected to respect others unless their respect had been “earned.” Could we possibly give her and her co-facilitators some ideas on how to constructively discuss this notion?

Upcoming Events

Blindsided: Uncovering, Understanding and Managing Bias

October 16 in Washington, D.C.

Connecting With Respect

October 22 in Washington, D.C.

Connecting With Respect Workshop and Facilitator Certification

October 26 in Bellevue, WA

Increasing Human Effectiveness Workshop and Facilitator Certification

November 3 in Rockville, MD


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