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Build a Better Workplace with Everything DiSC®.

About Us

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Experienced Everything DiSC© Facilitator, Ken Byler, Owner, Higher Ground Consulting Group, LLC

Most leaders struggle to understand themselves and others. We combine Everything DiSC© products with our ability to teach and coach so the invisible becomes visible. Clients who work with us have better workplace relationships and healthier teams.

Ken Byler, our owner, has more than 40 years of management experience. His diverse career has included leadership positions in business and nonprofit settings where he observed first-hand the important role that competent managers and inspirational leaders play in an organization's success.

Since 2002, we have collaborated with clients to create solutions that meet their needs and deliver results. An Everything DiSC© Authorized Partner since 2007, we have taught hundreds of people how to be more effective leaders. How may we help you?

Testimonials for Higher Ground Consulting Group, LLC

  • Since 2008, Ken Byler has facilitated Univest’s Advanced Leadership Training. The classes are highly interactive and participants consistently give him high marks on evaluations. Ken has been so well received as a facilitator that we expanded his involvement to include a module in our Leadership Training program.

    Director of TrainingUnivest Corporation

Our Solutions

  • Everything DiSC Workplace®

    Can be used with everyone in an organization, regardless of title or role, to build more effective relationships—one relationship at a time—and improve the quality of the workplace.

    Videos

    ED Workplace Introduction
  • Everything DiSC Management®

    Teaches managers how to bring out the best in each employee they supervise by learning how to read employee styles and adapt their styles to manage more effectively.

  • Everything DiSC Sales®

    Teaches salespeople how to connect better with their customers by learning to read their customers’ styles and how to adapt their sales style to meet their customers’ needs so they can close more sales.

  • Everything DiSC Work of Leaders®

    Uses the framework of Vision, Alignment, and Execution to encourage leaders to understand their own leadership behaviors and how they impact their effectiveness.

  • Everything DiSC 363® for Leaders

    Combines the best of 360s with the simplicity and power of DiSC, plus three personalized strategies for improving leadership effectiveness. The result is a 360 experience that’s more productive and satisfying.

    Videos

    ED 363 for Leaders Introduction
  • Personal Listening Profile®

    Communication is vital to an organization’s success. This profile helps people discover their most natural approach to listening while gaining insight into the different listening approaches of others.

  • Team Dimensions Profile

    As organizations strive for efficiency, teams are expected to innovate, solve problems, and execute quickly. This profile helps individuals work on their strengths by identifying their most natural team role and the importance of each team member’s contribution to the project.

  • Everything DiSC® Productive Conflict

    Workplace conflict is inevitable. It’s tempting to avoid these uncomfortable situations altogether, but there’s a much more effective solution!

    Participants will discover how to curb destructive behaviors so that conflict can become more productive. This is not your average conflict resolution program. Everything DiSC Productive Conflict offers highly personalized content that helps learners increase self-awareness around conflict behaviors and effectively respond to conflict situations, which ultimately improves workplace results and relationships.

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 Development
  • Executive Coaching
  • Team Building
  • Facilitation
  • Teaching
  • Public Speaking
  • Career Coaching
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    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 Everything DiSC
  • Authorized Partner The Five Behaviors of a Cohesive Team
  • PXT Select Authorized Partner
  • Upstream Academy Partner
  • PXT Select Certified Professional