Next Turn Training & Consulting - Jill McGillen

Your Key to Better Teams and Stronger Organizations

About Us

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Certified DiSC® System instructor, Jill McGillen

Widely known for her weekly work advice column, “Ask Jill,” and for her skills as a presenter, trainer and consultant to countless businesses and organizations, Jill McGillen is a perfect match for her role as the leader of Next Turn. She founded the company in 2001 in the midst of a highly successful business career so she could share her passion for organizational improvement, leadership training and team building with a wider audience.

Jill is one of a select group in the nation certified as a Wiley DiSC® System instructor. Her knowledge of the DiSC® System is immense, and she regularly teaches the system and trains others to bring its benefits to life.

Testimonials For Next Turn

  • I (also) recommend working with the DiSC tool because it is memorable, motivational and produces desired outcomes for teams to improve their ‘relational’ productivity. I highly recommend Next Turn services.

    Marco R. Vice President, HR, MAP Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
  • Jill offers many effective strategies for enhancing one’s management skills. Seemingly unreachable goals become possible as a result of her enthusiastic, supportive, positive, can-do attitude. I highly recommend her services.

    Pat B., Manager, Stanford University
  • Next Turn is excellent at identifying commonalities and motivational links within working groups and helping to successfully bridge gaps.

    Carmen S., Vice President, Carl Zeiss Meditec Inc.
  • Jill’s knowledge, expertise and perspective were of tremendous value. The International Personnel Management Association considers her involvement a distinct privilege. Her insight enhanced our group’s professional development.

    Renee R. President, Northern California Chapter, International Personnel Management Association
  • Jill McGillen has excellent powers of observation, and an ability to communicate and suggest change in effective but non-threatening ways. She is very professional and I would recommend her highly to work with teams and managers to build stronger relationships and better working environments.

    Teri P. HR Manager, Digidesign


  • Unique Solutions for Unique Challenges

    Jill and the other professionals at Next Turn are dedicated to helping you achieve the performance success you seek from your leaders and your teams—in a manner that fits your needs, your goals and your organization.

    We offer:

    - Presentations focused on developing solutions for leadership and team challenges
    - Leadership series that help build strong management teams
    - Wiley Publishing certifications so that you or your staff can lead the DiSC facilitation for improved performance
    - The tools and resources of the Wiley DiSC® System

    Practice tools offer high-impact value for long-term implementation of learning principles. You will find that our services provide the ultimate in flexibility so we can provide clients of all sizes with equal opportunity for outstanding results.

  • A Catalyst for Positive Change

    We help you significantly improve the key factors that drive dynamic team results: true understanding between employees, heightened engagement and alignment of leaders and team members, and effective resolution of conflict. We teach insightful leadership techniques and lead activities that tackle the root causes of conflict, incorporating sophisticated but simple-to-use assessment tools and other long-term value-added training strategies.

    Our process:

    - Identify specific needs and desired outcomes
    - Understand the current situation using the following tools, as appropriate: Focus groups, One-on-one interviews, culture surveys
    - Discover best practices
    - Design a customized program that identifies specific goals, deadlines, paths of ownership and strategies to overcome obstacles
    - Communicate resources and timing to those impacted
    - Facilitate the program or pilot program
    -Assess results and analyze the the new processes
    - Communicate findings and create action plans

Everything DiSC® Certification

Choose your learning format:

Everything DiSC Workplace® Certification


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

  • February 02 – February 23, 2022

    Certification: Everything DiSC Workplace - Client FEB 2 (9 AM Chicago/ 3 PM London)
  • February 02 – February 23, 2022

    Certification: Everything DiSC Workplace - Client FEB 2 (1 PM Chicago/ 7 PM London)
  • February 23 – March 16, 2022

    Certification: Everything DiSC Workplace - Client FEB 23 (9 AM Chicago / 3 PM London)
  • February 23 – March 16, 2022

    Certification: Everything DiSC Workplace - Client FEB 23 (1PM Chicago / 7 PM London)
  • March 24 – April 14, 2022

    Certification: Everything DiSC Workplace - Client MAR 24 (10 AM Chicago/ 4 PM London)
  • March 24 – April 14, 2022

    Certification: Everything DiSC Workplace - Client MAR 24 (2 PM Chicago/ 8 PM London)
  • April 12 – May 03, 2022

    Certification: Everything DiSC Workplace - Client APR 12 (9 AM Chicago/ 3 PM London)
  • April 12 – May 03, 2022

    Certification: Everything DiSC Workplace - Client APR 12 (1 PM Chicago/ 7 PM London)
Take the next step!

Everything DiSC®
Workplace Certification

In Person

The in-person, Everything DiSC Workplace® Certification begins with online, self-directed learning and culminates in two days of practical application facilitated by Wiley's expert trainers. With Everything DiSC Workplace® Certification, participants will:

  • Gain expertise in the Everything DiSC® model and supporting research
  • Discover how to apply the Everything DiSC Workplace reports to daily interactions
  • 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® and discover how to utilize it as an ongoing development tool
This course is held at the Education Center in Minneapolis, MN or in London, England.

Upcoming Classes

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Be my guest at a Everything DiSC® showcase. Take an in-depth look into the program and discover how you can use Everything DiSC® in your organization. Select an event below to receive more information about that event from this Partner.

Featured Skills

  • Leadership Enhancement
  • Team Development
  • Certified DiSC Instructor
  • Train-the-Trainer Expert


  • Certified Facilitator Everything DiSC Workplace
  • SHRM Member