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

About Us

Grant MacDonald
Learning and Development Expert Grant MacDonald

Experienced Principal Owner with a 30 year HR and OD history working in the agriculture, golf course, turf management, crop protection and seeds industry. Developed and delivered programs in Marketing and Sales Training, Talent Management, Leadership Development, Organizational Development, Management Consulting, and Executive Coaching for the Americas and Europe. Strong learning and development professional with a B.S. in Agribusiness from University of Missouri-Columbia and extensive post-grad certification(s) in adult learning products.

Testimonials for Grant MacDonald Consulting Inc

  • “I have worked with Grant MacDonald on many occasions.” He comes thoroughly prepared and always connects with the audience. His ability to train and coach attendees serves both the individual and organization at the highest level.

    Walt Osborne Key Account Manager - Golf | Syngenta Turf & Landscap
  • “We were very fortunate to have Grant join our company...” We have a 15+ year relationship with him. On many occasions we co-developed and co-taught programs so we were very confident in his knowledge and facilitation skills.

    An ABG/Adayana Senior Partner
  • "Grant's mix of experience, professionalism and humor make for an environment that encourages collaboration and active participation. We really enjoyed our time with Grant and will request his leadership in future training opportunities!"

    Craig AmmannVice President of Sales - North America | Lallemand Biofuels & Distilled Spirits

Our Solutions

  • A Consultative - Value Added Sales Force

    Using Everything DiSC Sales can help transform your sales force into a powerful team.

    Everything DiSC Sales helps your salespeople understand their DiSC Sales Style. They will also recognize and understand their customers buying styles. Finally, they will adapt their sales styles to the customers style.

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

  • 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® Certification

In Person

This intensive in-person course provides group learning and collaborative activities to guide you in exploring all the Everything DiSC Profiles including Workplace, Management, Sales, Work of Leaders, and the Everything DiSC 363 for Leaders.

  • Experience the Everything DiSC assessment process and receive personalized profiles.
  • Deepen your expertise about the theory and research behind Everything DiSC, including how to use the research to address common questions from your participants.
  • Get a high-level overview of the tools available in the Everything DiSC facilitation materials and apply them to real-world scenarios.

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

  • Sales Training
  • Management and Leadership Training
  • Teamwork
  • Coaching
  • 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.