Turning Talent Into Leaders

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

About Us

Frank J. Ciccia
Principal Consultant

Frank has worked in a variety of settings ranging from higher education, for profit corporations, and not for profit organizations. He is the founder and CEO of Illuminare Group INC, a Leadership and Organizational Development Consultancy located in Buffalo, New York. His major areas of expertise are Leadership and Organizational Development, developing and deploying human capital strategies, and Executive Coaching.

Frank is also an Adjunct Professor in the Executive MBA program for the School of Management at the University at Buffalo. He teaches courses in Organizational Behavior, Emotional Intelligence, and Leadership & Motivation.

Frank also has dual US and Italian Citizenship.

Testimonials for Illuminare Group

  • Frank presented various training sessions (including Everything DiSC) to over 200 managers within the organization. Frank was nothing short of amazing when presenting. The content was informative, but his presentation style is engaging. Everyone whom I had a chance to speak with felt these courses transformed their leadership style.

    Cheryl ColbertDirector of Customer Experience, Tops Markets

Our Solutions

  • Strategic Communication: Utilizing Everything DiSC Workplace or Management

    It is important for the participants to have an understanding of their own behavior and the behavior of other members of their team. This session helps participants learn about their own communication and leadership styles, and the impact these have on others. Utilizing Everything DiSC Workplace or Management, participants will be provided with a basic overview of essential leadership qualities as well as to teach them the concept of the “Platinum Rule” – Treat others the way they want to be treated.

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

  • October 22 – November 22, 2018

    Live session each Monday from 10:00 – 11:30am CT
  • November 20 – December 18, 2018

    Live session each Tuesday from 10:00 – 11:30am CT
  • November 20 – December 18, 2018

    Live session each Tuesday 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

  • 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
  • January 08 – January 09, 2019

    Two days of live facilitated learning in Minneapolis
  • February 12 – February 13, 2019

    Two days of live facilitated learning in Minneapolis
  • March 05 – March 06, 2019

    Two days of live facilitated learning in Minneapolis
  • April 02 – April 03, 2019

    Two days of live facilitated learning in Minneapolis
  • May 21 – May 22, 2019

    Two days of live facilitated learning in Minneapolis
Take the next step!
Workplace Certification

Featured Skills

  • Organizational Development
  • Training Facilitation
  • Leadership Consulting
  • Executive Coaching
  • Team Development
  • Keynote Speaker
  • Public Speaking
  • Orientation & Onboarding
  • 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

  • Hogan Certified
  • Korn Ferry Hay Group Emotional & Social Competency Inventory Certified
  • Authorized partner