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Every people manager's best friend -­ Everything DiSC.

About Us

Robert Carpenter, President, InSight Management Development
Robert Carpenter, President, InSight Management Development

Robert Carpenter is a nationally-recognized authority on leadership and management practices. An executive coach, consultant and seminar leader for over 20 years, he has worked with public and private companies as well as organizations in the not-for-profit and trade union worlds. His work with executives in North America, Europe, and Asia makes him a unique resource with experience that is broad yet deep.

Robert’s focus is on motivating and on building workplace relationships, which heighten employee engagement. He imparts practical ways to resolve on-the-job issues and teaches executives how to inspire their staffs, creating in people a passion for the work they do and for the organization in which they do it.

Prior to founding his own firm, Robert held sales and management positions at IBM and Digital Equipment Corporation. His background also includes senior roles with management development firms and participation in the launch of two start-up companies, in addition to his own firm.

A long-term faculty member of the American Management Association, Robert holds an MBA degree from the Columbia University Graduate School of Business and numerous management development certifications and credentials.

Testimonials for InSight Management Development

  • Robert Carpenter was my instructor at a course on communication styles. The theories discussed were pragmatic and common sense oriented, but Bob brought them to life in his own way. I remain grateful for the experience and highly recommend his services to all who seek to develop their relationship building and emotional intelligence skills.

    Audra J. WrightPresident, Executive Tax Solutions
  • I attended one of Bob Carpenter’s PM sessions, and I must say, it was one for the ages. Using cutting edge techniques, he neatly tied the theory and application of communications principles to our business and everyday lives, keeping us totally engaged and making us want more of the knowledge he was so willing to impart. Wow! Thanks, Bob.

    Max AbramsRisk Management Manager, Port Authority of NY & NJ
  • Over a three year period, Bob Carpenter provided consulting services to a division of my Fortune 100 company, supporting a change initiative that brought a behavioral styles focus to the sales force there. Operating with professionalism and integrity, Bob was a key player in our change that greatly increased the productivity of our sales force.

    William FranklinPresident, Sharpen Your Mindset, LLC
  • Working with Robert Carpenter was a pleasure. His work with us on a project to improve communication and relationships within all levels of management at the DEP Bureau of Customer Service was a professional, comprehensive series of workshops that made me proud I had taken a part in designing it. His work comes highly recommended.

    Sharon FloryIndependent Mental Health Care Professional
  • Robert Carpenter is a consummate professional. Very versatile, he works well in settings from industry experts brainstorming new services to volunteers in a community not-for-profit. I am most grateful for how well he facilitated my leadership program that trained gifted youth in science and engineering. I would recommend him without reservation.

    Rodney DotsonDirector, Center for Quality in Urban Education, Inc.

Our Solutions

  • Everything DiSC Workplace

    Everything DiSC Workplace® helps build better relationships — one relationship at a time. It can be used with everyone in an organization, regardless of title or role, to improve the quality of the workplace.

    Everything DiSC Workplace is classroom training that uses online pre-work, facilitation with engaging activities and contemporary workplace-focused video, to create a personalized learning experience.

    Participants understand and appreciate the styles of the people they work with. The result is more effective and productive working relationships.

Everything DiSC® Certification

Choose your learning format:

Everything DiSC Workplace® Certification

Online

Everything DiSC Workplace Certification is your best resource to gain foundational knowledge and tools for facilitating Everything DiSC. Designed with your busy schedule in mind, this online course gives you the flexibility of self-paced learning, paired with live-collaborative sessions led by Wiley’s expert trainers.

Increase your confidence and competence in delivering Everything DiSC Workplace in your organization. This course offers rigorous new content on the principles of the DiSC® model and the supporting research. During the live sessions, you will practice facilitating small groups and explore challenging scenarios that could arise during workshops. You’ll also learn how to keep Everything DiSC alive within your organization by creating a culture of DiSC and explore MyEverythingDiSC, the mobile-friendly, interactive learning portal that is exclusive to Everything DiSC.

This program Includes:

  • Four modules of self-directed and live collaborative learning (each requiring three to five hours of time per week), conducted over a four week period
  • Active knowledge checks to help participants assess how well they understand the content and to improve learning and retention
  • Final Certification exam (self-directed/graded activity)

Start your journey toward building your confidence and competence in effectively delivering Everything DiSC Workplace!

Upcoming Classes

  • January 05 – February 02, 2018

    Live session each Friday from 10:00 – 11:30am CT
  • February 01 – March 01, 2018

    Live session each Thursday from 9:00 – 10:30am CT
  • March 09 – March 30, 2018

    Live session each Friday from 2:00 – 3:30pm CT
Take the next step!
Workplace Certification

Everything DiSC® Certification

In Person

This intensive in-person course provides group learning and collaborative activities to guide you in exploring all the Everything DiSC Profiles including Workplace, Management, Sales, Work of Leaders, and the Everything DiSC 363 for Leaders.

  • Experience the Everything DiSC assessment process and receive personalized profiles.
  • Deepen your expertise about the theory and research behind Everything DiSC, including how to use the research to address common questions from your participants.
  • Get a high-level overview of the tools available in the Everything DiSC facilitation materials and apply them to real-world scenarios.

Upcoming Classes

  • December 05 – December 06, 2017

    Two days of live facilitated learning in Minneapolis
  • January 23 – January 24, 2018

    Two days of live facilitated learning in Minneapolis
  • February 27 – February 28, 2018

    Two days of live facilitated learning in Minneapolis
  • March 27 – March 28, 2018

    Two days of live facilitated learning in Minneapolis
Take the next step!
Workplace Certification

Featured Skills

  • Leadership Consulting
  • Coaching
  • Teamwork Optimization
  • Training Facilitation
  • D style

    People with this style are direct. They're outspoken with their opinions and aren't afraid to be forceful.

    C style

    People with this style take a logical, systematic approach to their work and pride themselves on accuracy.

  • i style

    People with this style are bold and driven. They describe themselves as risk-takers and like to be at the center of the action.

    S style

    People with this style are gentle and accommodating. They are patient with mistakes and very considerate of feelings.

  • D style

    People with this style are direct. They're outspoken with their opinions and aren't afraid to be forceful.

    i style

    People with this style are bold and driven. They describe themselves as risk-takers and like to be at the center of the action.

  • S style

    People with this style are gentle and accommodating. They are patient with mistakes and very considerate of feelings.

    C style

    People with this style take a logical, systematic approach to their work and pride themselves on accuracy.

Credentials

  • Authorized Partner Everything DiSC
  • Authorized Partner The Five Behaviors of a Cohesive Team
  • Authorized Partner PXT Select