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Building diverse, productive teams with Everything DiSC®

About Us

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Erich Kurschat | Harmony Insights founder & communication coach

Erich Kurschat is the founder of Harmony Insights, a small business dedicated to helping companies integrate the DiSC personality assessment into their selection and training initiatives.

He is also the founder of the Chicago HR Mastermind (HRHotSeat.com), a monthly multi-chapter Meetup of 500+ practitioners, service providers, students, and professionals in job transition.

For more than 17 years, Erich has partnered internationally with thousands of business leaders to get the most out of themselves, their teams, and their organizations.

Erich draws from a broad range of experiences as a corporate HR professional, a public speaker, a career coach, a classical musician, and a proud introvert to inspire others toward meaningful work and productive workplace relationships.

Using the DiSC model of behavior as a foundation since 2006, Erich focuses on natural behaviors and learned adaptability to create roadmaps for the relationships and connections that matter most to us. He facilitates a process of learning that is at once deeply introspective, highly interactive, and immediately applicable.

Whether you’re learning how to navigate and manage diverse personalities, seeking direction in your career, or simply looking to connect more successfully with the person directly in front of you, let Erich and Harmony Insights help you define your own path to achievement… one insight at a time!

Testimonials for Harmony Insights

  • I’ve sat through hundreds of training classes in the past. You are one of the best company facilitators I have seen. Genuine, knowledgeable, caring, articulate, professional are just a few words that come to mind. Thank you for the impact you have made!

    Brian BrittonEVP/COO, Levy Restaurants
  • Our time with Erich gave us invaluable tools to be able to effectively communicate with empathy toward the end of better customer service and a more cohesive organization. Erich’s facilitation of our session was both practical and uplifting. I’d recommend it to any company at any stage of development.

    Dave HillsCEO, Twelvefold Media
  • In preparing for the event, Erich worked patiently with our planning team and was highly responsive in tailoring the program to meet the unique needs of our group. Erich is a polished, interesting, fun facilitator. You could not do better than to have him serve as a presenter for your organization.

    Sharon KrohnCo-Chair, Leadership & Professional Development, CREW Chicago
  • In today’s workforce, where a company’s excellence depends on collaboration between individuals with diverse behavior styles, Erich is a top-notch resource for developing high-performing teams. I will absolutely partner with Erich again on leadership trainings, and I give him my highest recommendation.

    Yael SharonHuman Resources Manager, Inspiration Corporation
  • The DiSC Workplace Profile assessment and workshop facilitated by Erich was the most effective professional development session we have ever conducted with our staff. Erich’s approach and facilitation are superb.

    Col. Kelly JordanCommandant of Cadets, Culver Military Academy

Solutions

  • Everything DiSC Workplace® Profile

    BUILD MORE EFFECTIVE RELATIONSHIPS.

    The Everything DiSC Workplace® Profile uses a research-validated learning model to create a highly personalized learner experience.

    The profile is workplace-specific with in-depth information, including tips, strategies, and action plans to help participants become more effective.

    The result is more effective and productive working relationships.

    Everything DiSC Workplace can be used with everyone in an organization, regardless of title or role, to improve the quality of the workplace.

    THE PROFILE

    In-depth: The 20-page Everything DiSC Workplace Pro le provides real-world tips and practical strategies for building a better workplace.

    Precise: Everything DiSC Workplace uses adaptive testing—an interactive assessment process that tailors questions based on an individual’s responses—to give participants the most precise DiSC style assignment possible.

  • Everything DiSC Sales® Profile

    CONNECT BETTER WITH YOUR CUSTOMERS.

    The Everything DiSC® Sales Profile uses a research-validated learning model
    to create a highly personalized learner experience.

    The profile is sales-specific with in-depth information, including tips, strategies, and action plans to help salespeople become more effective. Includes access to unlimited follow-up reports.

    Participants discover their DiSC sales styles and how to adapt their style to meet the needs of their customers.

    THE PROFILE

    In-depth: Research-validated online assessment with 23-page sales-speci c pro le that helps salespeople understand themselves, their customers, and their relationships.

    Easily Customizable: Online tailoring options make it easy to remove or rearrange pages, customize the pro le title, or print selected sections.

  • Everything DiSC Management® Profile

    BRING OUT THE BEST IN EACH EMPLOYEE.

    The Everything DiSC Management Profile uses a research-validated learning model to create a highly personalized learner experience.

    The profile is management-specific with in-depth information, including tips, strategies, and action plans to help managers become more effective. Includes access to unlimited follow-up reports.

    Participants learn about their strengths and challenges as managers and how to adapt to meet the needs of the people they manage—making them more effective managers.

    THE PROFILE

    In-depth: Research-validated online assessment with 26-page management-speci c pro le helps managers understand themselves, their employees, and their boss.

    Easily Customizable: Online tailoring makes it easy to remove or rearrange pages, customize the title, or print selected sections.

  • Everything DiSC Work of Leaders® Profile

    THE WORK OF LEADERS MADE SIMPLE: VISION, ALIGNMENT, AND EXECUTION.

    The Everything DiSC Work of Leaders® Profile uses a research-validated learning model to create a highly personalized learner experience.

    The profile is leadership-specific with in-depth information, including tips, strategies, and action plans to help leaders become more effective. Includes access to unlimited follow-up reports.

    * CONNECTS TO REAL-WORLD DEMANDS

    * GENERATES POWERFUL CONVERSATIONS

    * PROVIDES A CLEAR PATH FOR ACTION

    Everything DiSC Work of Leaders® approaches leadership as a one-to-many relationship, as opposed to the one-to-one relationship explored in Everything DiSC® Management. It focuses on tangible steps directed at leading a group or organization toward desired outcomes.

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

  • Training Facilitation
  • Communication Coaching
  • Career Coaching
  • Teamwork Optimization
  • Public Speaking
  • Leadership Consulting
  • 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

  • Everything DiSC Authorized Partner