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Build a Better Workplace with Everything DiSC®.

About Us

Dawn Abbott, CSEP
Dawn Abbott, CSEP facilitator, trainer, business leader

Dawn Abbott, CSEP is CEO and Owner of Fun Productions, Inc. which she began in 1991. She is also the owner & the chief creative officer of Colorado Teambuilding Events and VIE Events which are the sister companies to Fun Productions, Inc.

Life’s path has taken Dawn on a journey to find her true gifts, strengths and purpose in Speaking, Coaching, Facilitation and training through her latest company Be Exceptional. She is an accredited DiSC, & Five Behaviors of a Cohesive Team trainer/facilitator. Her speaking and workshop topics include; Being Exceptional (Motivation & Inspiration), Strategic Planning for business growth, Cohesive Teams, Team Productivity, The Work of Leaders, and Management Strategy. Dawn also does one to one executive coaching.

Dawn Abbott, CSEP served for 2 years as the Western Regional Vice-President for ILEA and served 6 years on the ILEA Denver Board of Directors. In 2011, she was inducted into the ILEA Hall of Fame as well as Colorado Meeting and Events Magazine Hall of Fame. Dawn has also served on the Meetings Industry Council Board and on the Denver Small Business Development Center advisory board and The Colorado Meetings and Events magazine Advisory Board.

Dawn has grown her small business from a tiny start up out of her home to a multi-office, 14,000 square foot warehouse and showroom with 40+ employees and multi-million dollar revenues. She credits her lack of creativity but very strong skills in business planning and logistics, as well as being a good leader who engages and empowers her team for the success she has.

Testimonials for Colorado Teambuilding Events, Inc.

  • "Emotional, simplicity of diagnosing issues and identifying solutions"

    Amanda Milano
  • "informative. Educational. Attention Grabbing

    Donna DeFrancesco
  • "Informative with a lot of information to digest. it can immediately be put into action, great info."

    Alex Gorriaran

Solutions

  • Everything DiSC Workplace®

    What if people had their needs written all over them? This program consists of individual DiSC® personality assessments for each participant and a certified trainer to facilitate a half or full day of activities and informational sessions. All team members will get a crystal clear understanding of their own personality styles, their strengths, and their areas of potential problems in terms of working in a team with other personalities. Team members will practice communication and interaction to create cohesion and understanding within the team. The overall culture of the team will be reviewed. Teams will identify areas of strength on which to capitalize and will learn where and how they can begin to improve blind spots or weaker areas in the team. Team members will walk away with an arsenal of tools and resources that will prepare them to start enjoying their work and will insight amazing improvement in all coworker interactions.

  • Everything DiSC Work of Leaders®

    Crafting a vision, building alignment, and championing execution are the steps to effective and inspiring leadership. The purpose of this workshop is to take people from doing the job of managing things and activities to being quality leaders of people. This workshop is facilitated by a certified DiSC® trainer and leadership expert. The coach of this program has been an active leader of work teams, community groups, and association boards. Participants will be given a full DiSC profile that includes a 40-page report of their personality styles as well where they currently fall on the continuum of leadership traits. The workshop will have concrete activities to allow leaders to go through the three steps to effective leadership. They will see where their strengths lie and where they have weaknesses, but they will also gain practical solutions and skills to shore up the personalities they will need to effectively take the steps of vision, alignment, and execution.

  • Everything DiSC® Management

    This in-depth, customizable training program teaches managers how to bring out the best in each employee. They learn how to read employee styles and adapt their own styles to manage more effectively. A 26-page personalized report helps managers understand how to work more effectively in the areas of delegating and directing, motivating, developing others, and working with their own managers. A certified facilitator will provide activities, training, tools and resources, and practical applications for improved management outcomes. Managers will develop their management styles, learn to improve communication, and endeavor to increase employee engagement.

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

  • Teamwork
  • Strategic Planning
  • Leadership Training
  • Speaking
  • Workshops
  • Coaching
  • Creating Culture
  • 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

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