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Lawrence Hedblom

Lawrence Hedblom has over 25 years of business management and consulting experience. His coaching is aimed at achieving top-level performance for individuals and teams tied to business strategy, high performance and accountability.

Taking a strength-based approach, he coaches clients to successfully handle challenging situations for win-win outcomes. Grounded and with a personable style, he can quickly earn a client’s trust and serve as a valuable thought partner. He is especially skilled at helping clients elevate their leadership by enhancing executive presence and strengthening their communication and interpersonal skills.

Prior Experience – Prior to becoming a certified coach, Lawrence had more than two decades of experience working in sales and marketing including management roles with large companies such as Time Warner, Ziff Davis, and the Economist Group to smaller, more entrepreneurial dot-com start ups. 

Credentials – Lawrence holds the Professional Certified Coach (PCC) credential from the International Coach Federation, the governing body of coaching. He earned his Certified Professional Co-Active (CPCC) accreditation through The Coaches Training Institute (CTI), the world’s largest in-person coach training organization. He also completed CTI’s yearlong, intensive leadership development program and, on invitation, returned to assist that program.

Personal – Lawrence graduated cum laude from Duke University with a major in public policy, concentrating in communications. He lives in Chicago with his wife, an orange cat, and a black Labrador.

Testimonials for Springboard Unlimited, LLC

  • “My goal was to determine if I was ready to pursue a CEO position and whether I had the right skills for the role. Through my experience with Lawrence, I gained greater clarity on both questions and have a better understanding of my own strengths and areas to improve upon.”

    Vice PresidentNational Safety Council
  • “Lawrence was amazing to work with. I have a management team of 12 and having a cohesive team is very important to me. I can’t say enough about the sessions. Our team developed a better understanding of each other’s styles to work more collaboratively and we enjoyed the team building that occurred. We are more aligned and focused as a team."

    CEOChicago, IL
  • "Lawrence was the quintessential coach as I evaluated career directions, striking the right balance between being supportive and challenging my thinking. What I found most useful was self-accountability. By discussing a plan, exploring options, and setting goals together, I undoubtedly made progress faster than I would have on my own."

    John K.Chicago, IL
  • I retained Lawrence to support me during a job transition. I strongly recommend him for executive outplacement and coaching.  He helped me prepare a new resume, which is richer and a more cogent representation of my strengths.  He also assisted me with strategies for identifying my next opportunity. His advice hit the bullseye.

    CEO in transitionChicago, IL

Solutions

Everything DiSC Workplace® 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

  • October 12 – November 09, 2017

    Live session each Thursday from 1:00 – 2:30pm CT
  • October 12 – November 09, 2017

    Live session each Thursday from 10:00 – 11:30am CT
  • 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 Workplace® Certification

In Person

With a primary purpose to increase confidence and competence in delivering Everything DiSC Workplace®, this course offers rigorous new content on the principles of the DiSC® model and supporting research. Learners will gain the expertise and credentials needed to deliver Everything DiSC Workplace within their organization by completing online pre-work and two days of practical application led by Wiley’s expert trainers. All courses are held at our Education Center in Minneapolis, MN.

In this course, learners will:

  • Gain expertise in the Everything DiSC model and supporting research
  • Demonstrate the ability to use the Everything DiSC Workplace reports
  • Customize the Everything DiSC Workplace program to meet specific participant needs
  • Navigate challenging scenarios that could arise during a workshop or coaching session
  • Create strategies to promote a DiSC-based culture
  • Explore MyEverythingDiSC®, a mobile-friendly, interactive learning portal that is exclusive to the Everything DiSC product suite

Upon successful completion of the course, learners will receive the credential of Certified Everything DiSC Workplace Facilitator.

Upcoming Classes

  • October 31 – November 01, 2017

    Two days of live facilitated learning in Minneapolis
  • 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

  • Executive Coaching
  • Executive Presence
  • Leader as Coach
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Career Coaching
  • Workshop Facilitation
  • Managing to Leading
  • Team Effectiveness
  • Onboarding
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  • 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.