The Art & Science of Leadership

Build a Better Workplace with Everything DiSC®.

About Us

Build a Culture of Trust & Accountability
Build a Culture of Trust & Accountability

YOU
A Change Agent

YOUR CHARGE
Take your organization to the next level

YOUR CHALLENGE
Prepare emerging and seasoned leaders to lead and succeed

GEAR UP FOR WHAT'S NEXT...

Equip your leaders and teams with the essential leadership skills and resources to succeed. We provide strategic guidance and cutting-edge solutions to develop your leaders' talents and creativity. Leadership Innovation Academy programs are customized, branded and scaled to fit the size of your organization and budget.

Leadership Innovation Academy helps leaders build more effective working teams based on an understanding of different behavioral styles. The programs are powered by Everything DiSC® tools, designed to help people understand themselves and others. Our experts and coaches guide leaders in cultivating high-performing cultures of trust and accountability. Critical metrics are captured to assure ROI on time and money.

Everything DiSC Certifications expand your organization's leadership development capacity.

Ready to explore solutions? CALL NOW 727.308.0812

We work with leaders and teams, helping them work together better with:
• Leadership Development
• Executive & Team Coaching
• Strategic Visioning & Planning
• High-Impact Workforce Training
• Community Conversations Facilitation
• Train-the-Trainer & Certificate Programs
• Organizational Learning Design & Systems

CONTACT US NOW 727.308.0812

Learn more about solutions for your organization in the video clips below.

Get to Know Everything DiSC
Management Intro
Work of Leaders

Testimonials for Leadership Innovation Academy

  • "We accomplished so much in a short period of time! I feel I really know my co-workers so much better now. We CAN be a winning team!"

    K. Keefe, RNNurse Manager
  • “I can’t thank you enough for the wonderful presentation on Leadership that you gave our group. Your warmth in presenting the extra +++ to useful and interesting content. You inspired us to revisit our vision."

    K. MeyerProgram Chair, W. MA Association Training & Development
  • We want to thank you so much for the wonderful training, and all of your passion, energy, wisdom and great generosity. We are very excited about the energy, engagement and enthusiasm we saw happening in the room.

    K. DenioArtistic Director, Earthdance
  • I've worked with Ingrid Bredenberg in establishing a 10-month leadership program for public sector senior managers.  Ingrid is very knowledgeable and an exceptional teacher and mentor.  The feedback received from these sessions was phenomenal. They simply loved her!  She is creative yet practical and down to earth. She makes the difficult fun.

    K. NapoliOutreach Coordinator, NY State Agency

Our Solutions

  • Essential Skills for Today's Leaders

    Essential Skills for Today's Leaders is a personalized interactive exploration of proven leadership best practices that are critical to effective leadership. This program addresses real-world demands that today’s leaders face. Powerful conversations are generated through strategic inquiry, multi-media presentations, and case studies. Outcome-based activities lead to a clear path for action.
    Essential Skills curriculum was developed from a six-year research and development effort analyzing and distilling the work of prominent leadership scholars. Interviews with over 300 leadership experts contributed to this program’s design. Self-assessment, peer interactions, and expert facilitation inspire strategies for more skillful leadership.
    This program is designed for leaders in all sectors and throughout organizations. Participants will receive their own Work of Leaders profile that helps leaders take action with personalized insights and strategies.

    Videos

    Ineffective Manager working with D style
    Effective Manager working with D style
  • Leadership Development for Boards and Executive Teams

    Executive Teams and Boards of Directors set goals and steer their organizations toward success. Organizations benefit from leadership teams that bring diverse perspectives and experiences to governance and strategy. Successful senior teams leverage their differences while aligning to shared purpose. This is essential...but not easy.

    Our customized programs help senior teams align to shared visions and missions. Leaders identify key priorities and strategies to guide the organization's staff in applying their talents and allocating resources.

    The Work of Leaders profiles used in these programs provide critical information to leaders about their individual leadership styles as well as how well they utilized leadership best practices. The insights gained from Work of Leaders help teams leverage their strengths and identify key development areas.

    Videos

    Work of Leaders Intro
    Ineffective Team Alignment
    Effective Team Alignment
  • Engage Your Workforce with Common Language & Clear Communications

    With Everything DiSC Workplace®, your employees will gain valuable insights about themselves AND others, discovering actionable ways to build more effective relationships with one another.
    This classroom training uses a research-validated learning model and combines engaging facilitation with powerful follow-up tools to create a personalized experience for every participant. Everything DiSC Workplace can be used with people at any level in an organization, ultimately improving the quality of the workplace.
    Topics
    • Discovering Your DiSC® Style
    • Understanding Other Styles
    • Building More Effective Relationships
    • Optional People-Reading and Comparison Report activities

    Build a culture of TRUST and ACCOUNTABILITY by integrating Everything DiSC solutions in your talent development plans. Scale your HR efforts by having trainers get certified in Everything DiSC Workplace (in person or online) to assure consistent quality of program delivery.

    Videos

    DiSC Workplace Intro
    Galaxy Project - Intro to DiSC Workplace
  • Transform Conflict to Productivity

    Workplace conflict costs companies billions of dollars in lost time and productivity. Studies show that up to 30% of managers' time is spent on addressing conflicting priorities and perspectives. Rather than avoid conflict and leave it unresolved, your employees will learn how to make the most out of challenging situations with this powerful learning program.
    Everything DiSC® Productive Conflict helps employees curb destructive thoughts and behaviors so that
    conflict can become more productive, ultimately improving workplace results and relationships.
    This classroom experience uses a research-validated learning model and combines engaging facilitation with follow-up tools to create personalized insights for participants at any level of an organization.
    Whether you’re working with entry-level employees or a group of executives, the Productive Conflict Profile will provide your employees with effective strategies to overcome the inevitable challenges of workplace conflict.

    Videos

    Productive Conflict Intro
    Automatic Thoughts in Conflict Situation

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

  • August 23 – September 23, 2018

    Live session each Thursday from 2:00 – 3:30pm CT
  • September 28 – October 29, 2018

    Live session each Friday from 9:00 – 10:30am CT
  • September 28 – October 29, 2018

    Live session each Friday from 1:00 – 2:30pm CT
  • October 22 – November 22, 2018

    Live session each Monday from 10 – 11:30am CET
  • October 22 – November 22, 2018

    Live session each Monday from 10:00 – 11:30am CT
  • November 20 – December 18, 2018

    Live session each Tuesday from 10:00 – 11:30am CT
  • November 20 – December 18, 2018

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

Everything DiSC® 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.

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

  • September 11 – September 12, 2018

    Two days of live facilitated learning in Minneapolis
  • September 11 – September 12, 2018

    Two days of live facilitated learning in London
  • October 09 – October 10, 2018

    Two days of live facilitated learning in Minneapolis
  • November 13 – November 14, 2018

    Two days of live facilitated learning in Minneapolis
  • December 12 – December 13, 2018

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

Featured Skills

  • Organizational Design & Development
  • Leadership & Management Training
  • Executive Coaching
  • Senior Team Alignment & Governance
  • 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
  • Authorized Facilitator
  • Certified Holacracy Practitioner