Connect Learning & Development

Transform your organization today with Everything DiSC®.

About Us

Lalezar Soyturk
Lalezar Soyturk - Founder of Connect Learning & Development

Helping organizations achieve their goals, by helping people achieve their potential…
At Connect Learning & Development, we believe that the core of success lies in making the right connections… connecting with yourself and using that self-awareness to connect effectively with others. And this is the core purpose of our business.

As an Authorized Partner of Everything DiSC® and The Five Behaviors of a Cohesive Team™, Connect Learning & Development combines 20 years of experience in HR Consulting and Learning & Development with these industry leading solutions to help people make the right connections to achieve their full potential; so businesses can achieve their goals.

Building meaningful connections is at the heart of all our solutions…and it is at the heart of our own client relationship approach. The drive behind our business is to truly partner with our clients; acting as an external partner whom strives to understand the internal dynamics and needs of not only the business, but the individuals whom will be attending our programs.

Our Solutions

  • Customized Leadership Development Programs designed with Everything DiSC® solutions

    Through the use of Everything DiSC® solutions, Connect Learning and Development designs Leadership & Management Development Programs that take participants through a dual journey of understanding themselves & others and using those insights to develop the critical leadership skills required in their positions.
    We will work closely with you to understand and identify the specific skills that your leaders need to master. Then build the program that will best address and develop those skills within the context of your organizational culture and strategy
    Through the use of Everything DiSC® solutions, all our Leadership Development Programs will take participants through a dual journey:
    - A journey of self-awareness about who they are as leaders
    - A journey of reflection about the people whom they lead
    The Everything DiSC® solution we may utilize in our Leadership Development Programs are Everything DiSC Work of Leaders®, Everything DiSC® Management , Everything DiSC 363® for Leaders.

  • Customized Workforce Development Programs designed with Everything DiSC® solutions

    Through the use of Everything DiSC® solutions, Connect Learning and Development designs Workforce Development Programs that take participants through a dual journey of understanding themselves & others and using those insights to develop the critical behavioral skills required in their positions.
    We will work closely with you to understand and identify the specific skills that your individual contributors need to master. Then build the program that will best address and develop those skills within the context of your organizational culture, vision and strategy.
    Through the use of Everything DiSC® solutions, all our Workforce Development Programs will take participants through a dual journey:
    - A journey of self-awareness about who they are
    - A journey of reflection about the people whom they work with
    The Everything DiSC® solutions we may utilize in our Workforce Development Programs include Everything DiSC Workplace ®, Everything DiSC® Productive Conflict, Everything DiSC Sales®

  • Everything DiSC® Products and Solutions for Trainers, Consultants, Coaches, Managers

    Create or enhance your own L&D Initiatives with the power of Everything DiSC®
    As an Everything DiSC® Authorized Partner, Connect Learning and Development not only uses these solutions in its own training programs, but also acts as a one-stop shop for those who prefer to purchase and use these tools to create or enhance their own learning & development offerings. The simple yet powerful tools may be used in a wide number of your services ranging from leadership workshops, team development projects to individual coaching sessions.
    Connect Learning & Development sees its role as an Authorized Partner, not just as a distributor, but as a trusted advisor and guide to ensure its clients are fully up to scale in their use of Everything DiSC® solutions. Connect Learning & Development will provide guidance on every step of your journey; starting from the process of choosing the solution that best meets your need, to facilitation tips, to helping you interpret and de-brief profile results.

  • Team Development Programs designed with The Five Behaviors of a Cohesive Team ™

    As a Five Behaviors of a Cohesive Team™ Authorized Partner, Connect Learning & Development combines 20 years of experience in HR Consulting and Learning & Development with this strikingly powerful platform of team exploration to facilitate a learning experience that helps professionals and their organizations discover what it takes to build a truly cohesive and effective team.

    The program, which is designed for intact teams, provides participants with powerful insights about their team as a whole, about themselves and about all members of their team. At the first level, the program introduces The Five Behaviors™ model of Trust, Conflict, Commitment, Accountability, and Results as a powerful framework to explore and understand the dynamics of their team. At the second level, the program integrates Everything DiSC® to help participants understand themselves and their team members within this team framework.

  • The Five Behaviors of a Cohesive Team™ Solutions for Trainers, Consultants, Coaches, Managers

    Create or enhance your own Team Development Program with the power of The Five Behaviors of a Cohesive Team™
    As a Five Behaviors of a Cohesive Team™ Authorized Partner, Connect Learning and Development not only uses The Five Behaviors™ in its own team training programs, but also acts as a one-stop shop for those who prefer to purchase and use The Five Behaviors of a Cohesive Team™ solutions themselves.
    Connect Learning & Development sees its role as an Authorized Partner, not just as a distributor, but as a trusted advisor and guide to ensure its clients are fully up to scale in their use of The Five Behaviors™ solutions. Connect Learning & Development will provide guidance on every step of your journey with starting from the process of choosing the solution that best meets your need, to facilitation tips, to helping you interpret and de-brief team reports .

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

  • April 20 – May 21, 2018

    Live session each Friday from 9:00 – 10:30am CT
  • April 20 – May 21, 2018

    Live session each Friday from 1:00 – 2:30pm CT
  • May 24 – June 24, 2018

    Live session each Thursday from 2:00 – 3:30pm CT
  • July 20 – August 20, 2018

    Live session each Friday from 9:00 – 10:30am CT
  • August 13 – September 10, 2018

    Live session each Monday in Danish 2 – 3:30pm CET
  • 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 in Danish 10 – 11:30am CET
  • October 22 – November 22, 2018

    Live session each Monday from 10:00 – 11:30am CT
  • November 20 – December 21, 2018

    Live session each Tuesday from 10:00 – 11:30am 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

  • May 15 – May 16, 2018

    Two days of live facilitated learning in Minneapolis
  • June 26 – June 27, 2018

    Two days of live facilitated learning in Minneapolis
  • July 31 – August 01, 2018

    Two days of live facilitated learning in Minneapolis
  • 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

  • Leadership & Management Development
  • Team Development
  • Workforce Development
  • Training Delivery & Facilitation
  • Competency-Based Behavioral Interviewing
  • Competency-Based Performance Management
  • Assessment / Development Center Design and Delivery
  • 360 Performance Feedback for Leaders
  • Competency Model Design & Training
  • Change Management Training
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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.