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Transform your organization today with Everything DiSC®.

About Us

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Jennifer Maxson, President

From leading change and influencing others to effective communication and advanced sales training, Jennifer Maxson & Associates has the right solution to propel your organization to new heights.

Simply put, we help organizations move forward.

We believe people are an organization's most valuable resource. Each member of our experienced team brings a diverse background and offers their unique skills and strengths to best serve our clients.

Our Solutions

  • Speak Up & Be Effective™

    In Speak Up & Be Effective™ you will learn to:

    Think on your feet
    Project more confidence
    Manage nerves, and
    Craft messages that are clear, concise and focused

    We will double your presentation skills through demonstration, exercises, and practice. Videotaping and playback of presentations provide immediate feedback from peers and coach against measurable, objective standards.

    Benefits to you and your organization:

    Self-awareness of how others see you
    Increased comfort and confidence when communicating
    New skills to effectively relay your message

    Contact Jennifer Maxson & Associates about customizing this program to fit your organization's needs.

  • Speak Up & Be Effective™-Momentum

    In Speak Up & Be Effective™-Momentum you will learn how to:
    • Execute your communication objective authentically and clearly
    • Expand communication presence seated and standing
    • Engage customers, clients, teams, peers, and leaders by crafting messages that communicate clear value and connect key initiatives to organizational vision
    •Enhance your credibility as a leader

    Benefits to you and your organization:
    • A clear picture of how others see and hear your message
    • Practice, feedback, and personal coaching for an impactful delivery
    • New strategies and behaviors to connect, influence, and gain buy-in
    • A long-term plan for continued practice and development

  • The Exceptional Leader™

    The Exceptional Leader™ program is a four step process in which you will learn how to:

    Differentiate the roles of leaders and managers
    Set direction, align, motivate and inspire others
    Think and plan more strategically
    Lead change more effectively

    Benefits to you and your organization:

    Focus on organizational priorities and personal goals
    Enjoy a dress rehearsal atmosphere away from your company and peers
    Meet other leaders who share your strategies and obstacles
    Gain a valuable network
    Renewed energy and inspiration
    Increased value to your organization
    A plan to inspire change
    Enhanced confidence in yourself and your team

    Contact Jennifer Maxson & Associates about customizing this program to fit your organization's needs.

  • The Exceptional Leader™- Excel

    The Exceptional Leader™- Excel program is designed for today's business leaders with integrated responsibilities of company leadership. Built on the principles of the Work of Leaders(R) Assessment, candidates will enhance their credibility to motivate, inspire and align others.

    Over the course of 6 months and 4.5 sessions, candidates will broaden their understanding of leadership principles, deepen their confidence to take on greater responsibility and return to their organizations with a personal roadmap for identifying and addressing key challenges.

    The The Exceptional Leader™- Excel program is ideal for managers, leaders and functional specialists who are setting direction and leading teams. They are committed to long-term development and are ready to advance on their unique journey to leadership excellence. Peers in the program will represent diverse business functions, companies, industries, and sectors.

  • Be Bright. Be Brief. Be Gone.™

    Learn how to craft messages that influence others using a proven planning method.

    Craft messages that are clear, concise and focused to get your points across
    Craft messages that influence others
    Use a proven planning method
    Incorporate the Rule of Three

  • Leading the Sale

    Today's business climate is more competitive than ever. Customers are confused and overwhelmed and new competitors appear almost daily. To grow a business, it is imperative to have a sales force that is a cut above the rest. This requires an investment in developing leaders who can effectively lead and close more sales.

    Learn how to:

    Understand the new sales model for selling long-term relationships and how to apply it to your targeted customers
    Build trust and credibility with your customers
    Project confidence through non-verbal communication
    Improve listening skills
    Plan and present solutions for customer buy-in
    Project the style and presence of a sales leader
    Participants will improve their communication effectiveness through demonstrations, exercises, hands on practice and videotaping with playback of presentations.

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  • Executive Coaching

    Senior level leaders require individually tailored solutions to reach personal breakthroughs and their next level of leadership. Just like professional athletes, leaders need coaches to provide the perspective, skills, motivation, and inspiration to achieve their highest potential. Our coaches incorporate discussion, assigned activities, instruction, rehearsal, and observation into monthly one-on-one sessions. All coaching services are tailored to the executive and organizational needs.

  • Guest Speaking

    Jennifer Maxson & Associates is available for guest speaking at conferences, corporations, trade associations, and educational institutions. Contact us and we will provide you with our favorite and most popular topics.

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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

  • March 02 – March 30, 2018

    Live session each Friday from 2:00 – 3:30pm CT
  • March 02 – March 30, 2018

    Live session each Friday from 10:00 – 11:30am CT
  • 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
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

  • 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
  • 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
Take the next step!
Workplace Certification
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    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

  • Five Behaviors Authorize Partner
  • Everything DiSC Authorized Partner