Accent Learning and Consulting

Build a Better Workplace with Everything DiSC®.

About Us

Sarah Gibson

Sarah J. Gibson is an entrepreneur, author and speaker. Sarah is the founder of Accent Learning and Consulting, which helps teams across the country understand and navigate workplace communication.

Whether your needs are around team building, communication styles, gender differences or generations, Sarah J. Gibson talks about real life issues and charts a path that helps you to implement them into your workplace. She delves into concepts you are familiar with, and helps you to think about them in new and exciting ways.

Sarah J. Gibson is a generations expert. She writes, lectures, coaches and consults about the changing generations in the work force and how they can more effectively communicate together. From leader to new hires, she offers insights into how the complexities and the diversity of the modern work environment can lead to a positive workplace. She helps organizations bridge gaps and bring people together. She employs interactive adult-learning principles to achieve real-world solutions.

Sarah’s book, Geezer. Punk. Whatever. is a practical guide to generational communication and has been used by individuals and organizations across North America.

Sarah has spoken for a wide variety of audiences ranging across financial, government, healthcare, insurance, manufacturing, professional associations and professional services industries.

Testimonials for Accent Learning and Consulting

  • Sarah is one of the most personable, versatile, engaging and fun speakers I have ever worked with – and I’ve worked with quite a few. Her stories and illustrations bring the content to life for audiences across all age groups, experience levels and industries. Sarah’s presence on the agenda tells participants the event organizers truly care about t

    Allison C.Talent Development
  • Sarah does an excellent job of striking a balance between challenging the thinking of our group while also making concepts tangible, relatable and actionable. She is extremely well researched; a true expert on her topics, and her “down to earth” style helps her audience engage in very practical ways. I plan to use her again.

    Nan P.Insurance
  • Sarah is a high-energy, warm and engaging speaker who connects with her audience within the first 10 seconds of her program. She is among the most effective, energetic and skilled speakers that I know. Sarah is always very well-prepared, enthusiastic and interactive in her presentations and in relating to her audience. She connects with them. That

    Dan P.Human Resources
  • Sarah possesses the rare quality of sharing her considerable expertise in a way that is both engaging and informative. There was a strong consensus from the group that she provided one of the most impactful learning experiences that they could recall.

    Jaimes J. Financial
  • Sarah is both knowledgeable and engaging, and this combination is what makes her such a great speaker. She has incredible energy, and easily connects with her audience on a personal level. Sarah has worked with our group on several occasions, and we always leave her programs feeling energized and ready to tackle new challenges!

    Annette R. Professional Services

Solutions

Everything DiSC Workplace® Certification

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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
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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.