What is Ruhco?
Throughout the world, burned-out, stressed-out leaders and disheartened, dysfunctional teams are fuelling each other’s stress. Where short-term productivity is raised by ratcheting up anxiety, increased financial incentives are needed to keep scared, cynical, fed-up people on board. High turnover, low employee engagement and steep healthcare costs are endemic, and output repressed. Meanwhile everyone involved struggles to find purpose, satisfaction, happiness and balance.
These factors are not only toxic but fundamentally unsustainable for business, and for the world. Leadership has reached a threshold.
Commercial values have brought humanity so far, and showed us that we cannot now survive without equal emphasis on inner fulfilment. It is no longer sufficient to develop new technologies, legislation, or policies from within the same old, zero-sum frameworks. We must now grow into a deeper understanding of who we are, and have the potential to be. Business can be a powerful force for good – but to make this happen, we are called to transform.
RuhCo offers development solutions to individuals, teams and organisations.
Truth, Purpose, Contentment, Connection | A New Paradigm of Leadership
The new paradigm is not fixed – it learns. Its leaders show up, take risks, and enquire. They have the courage to live wholeheartedly – to feel emotions, have authentic conversations and make room for genuine heart connections and compassion within work. They challenge stereotypes, biases and power differentials and prioritise relationships, and real communication throughout their organisations. They know that real innovation is powered by diverse voices and so they learn how to listen.
Their core goal is fulfilment as well as stability and financial reward – and they support their teams to thrive by aligning with natural passions and strengths. Purpose is their deep anchor in times of ambiguity, change and disruption.
Reframing context to serve their purpose, effective leaders transform challenge into the generator of growth. They ask not “why is this happening to me?” but “what can I learn from this?” and “what could I do differently?” Committed to impact and legacy within and outside their organisations, they build a culture of ownership, responsibility and intrapreneurship – modelling this role for others and inspiring teams with the courage to innovate in turn.
Ruh expresses spirit, essence, source. Honouring the life force that is abundant and wise.
Co. invokes a company, yours and ours. The material container in which we create and act. It speaks of connection and cocreation, the relational fabric of our existence.
RuhCo. encapsulates the core of our mission. The alignment of infinite source and grounded action in a powerful, purposeful force for good.