Helping People Work Better Together!

Make a difference at any level of your organization with Everything DiSC®.

About Us

Laurie Sudbrink, Leading With GRIT
Helping People Work Better Together!

Like you, leadership expert and author Laurie Sudbrink has seen effective leadership that makes people want to step up and do more - and she has seen down-right terrible leadership that only inspires people to tell stories of the monstrous boss they have!

So what does it take to be effective? Is it power, authority, an impressive title? Or is it something else?

With over two decades of executive coaching, leadership training, speaking, and most importantly, real-life, hands-on business experience, her approach is completely different. Laurie appreciates, and shares with listeners, that leadership is not about title, power or position - we all know the old command-and-control is not cutting it. Leadership is for each and every one of us. It's how we should live our life.

Laurie’s passion for empowering people inspired her to establish Unlimited Coaching Solutions, Inc. in 1999. She is known for her ability to connect with her audience through her fusion of real-life stories and her practical approach that hit home at an intense and intimate level. Laurie is the author of Leading With GRIT, endorsed by Ken Blanchard (The One Minute Manager) and Don Miguel Ruiz (The Four Agreements).

Leading With GRIT was nominated for Leadership Book of the Year with L&MB Magazine, and featured in Forbes and Entrepreneur. Laurie partners with the United States Navy, Fortune 500s, small businesses, and all types of organizations. She is the founder of GRIT® training programs, an authorized partner of Patrick Lencioni’s Five Cohesive Behaviors of a Team, certified in DiSC® and a Four Agreements trainer. Laurie speaks to organizations across the globe and continues to inspire the best and brightest in the leadership development field.

Testimonials for Unlimited Coaching Solutions, Inc.

  • We got enough out of the first day to pay for the entire program!

    Ken Bonn, Managing PartnerBonn, Dioguardi & Ray in Rochester NY
  • Laurie worked with us to develop our managers through her stellar program, Leading With GRIT. By using DiSC as a foundational tool, we’ve provided the SWBR management team with useful resources to increase communication, work style preferences, and individual vantage points. Laurie made the training practical, fun and easy to remember.

    David J. Beinetti, AIA, PresidentSWBR Architects , Rochester NY
  • “Just a quick note to thank you again. I’m sure you picked up on my skepticism the first day of class. I also hope you realize at the end you won me over. You made it a fun and very informative 4 days, your enthusiasm was, and is, contagious. I will “do my best” to practice what you’ve taught.”

    Frank GrecoUS Navy, San Diego
  • I found Unlimited Coaching Solutions' coaching program to be extremely beneficial to my professional development. Their approach is grounded in a real world methodology that can instantly be put to practical use in daily work environment situations. I am glad I took the time out of my busy work schedule to participate in this program.

    Anthony SandonatoPrincipal, Mengel Metzger Barr & Co. LLP
  • The Four Agreements of Leadership program provided our employees with the knowledge and confidence to give and receive feedback, not only to those that report to them, but to their managers and peers as well! This has enabled us to communicate more directly, thus saving time that might otherwise be spent brooding over things left unsaid.

    Ron MaierOwner, Kenron Industrial Air Conditioning

Solutions

  • Leading with GRIT®

    Inspiring Action and Accountability With Generosity, Respect, Integrity and Truth!
    Leadership skills are crucial to the success of any organization. Effective leadership ignites engagement and accountability so that results are efficient and effective. Through the Leading With GRIT® program, leaders and managers are provided with a roadmap and a leadership toolbox for success. Leadership skills can make or break a team. This program influences leaders to make their teams the best that they can be!

    For formal and informal leaders, hi potentials, supervisors, managers and executives

    3-day Program, with ED Work of Leaders®

    • Creating Intentional Leadership
    • Aligning the Team
    • Trust and Accountability
    • Leading Change
    • The Management and Leadership Ratio
    • Using DiSC to effectively Manage and Lead Others
    • Setting and Managing Clear Expectations
    • Recognition and Feedback
    • Adjusting your Leadership and Management approach to fit the Situation and the Personal

  • Leading With GRIT Trainer Certification Program - coming soon!

    Coming soon - Leading With GRIT certification program.

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

  • Leadership Development
  • Executive Coaching
  • Speaking
  • 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
  • Certified Everything DiSC Workplace Facilitator logo
  • ATD Member logo
  • Five Behaviors of a Cohesive Team Authorized Partner logo
  • Forbes Coaches Council logo