Topsarge Business Solutions - Central Texas Coach

Build a Better Workplace with Everything DiSC®.

About Us

Everything DiSC Certified Trainer Dan Elder, Associate Certified Coach, ICF
Everything DiSC Certified Trainer Dan Elder, MS, ACC

I am Dan Elder, the Chief Consultant at Topsarge Business Solutions where we "Create Change One Leader at a Time." My trainers, coaches and I work internationally, but our corporate offices are located in Killeen, Texas, we are connected to our clients and their workforce across timezones using face-to-face and virtual collaborative techniques. Our leadership training services and professional coaching programs create a personalized professional development experience perfect for today's change workplaces. We provide corporate and individual services, contact us at (254) 853-4410 for a free consultation.

As an Everything DiSC Authorized Partner, a Certified Everything DiSC Trainer and an ICF Associate Certified Coach we use Wiley products as one of the tools to help our clients and their teams gain clarity on themselves and their co-workers using Everything DiSC products like:

•Everything DiSC Workplace
•Everything DiSC Management
•Everything DiSC Sales
•Everything DiSC Work of Leaders
•Everything DiSC Productive Conflict
•Everything DiSC 363 for Leaders

Everything DiSC enables people to have safe and comfortable conversations about sensitive topics. Discussions about personal habits, quirks, and even weaknesses using non-judgmental language help to dissolve the filters and silos that stifle honest, supportive conversation at work. Value-added features like Everything DiSC® Comparison Reports and MyEverythingDiSC is designed to take these conversations to a new level. The personal continua are a fun, engaging, and non-threatening way to talk about the differences that are common sources of frustration and misunderstanding in the workplace.

Professional Coaching is an inquiry-based approach to personal and professional development that is aimed at creating awareness, generating action, and facilitating learning and growth. Our certified professional coaches focus on improving performance by helping individuals, teams and groups develop and sustain new perspectives, attitudes, skills, and behaviors.

For some “standard” assessment technology isn’t enough. This is why we use Wiley's Everything DiSC products and assessments. Using Adaptive Testing (AT), together we can accurately assess even the most complex individuals by identifying inconsistent responses and targeting specific questions to pinpoint a person’s style. AT ensures that everyone gets a report that reflects who they really are.

CONTACT US AT:

+1 254 853.4410
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Testimonials for Topsarge Business Solutions

  • My [360-degree] assessment was outstanding, and I learned a lot about myself and how others perceive me.

    Senior LeaderU.S. Army
  • The coaching session helped me identify ways to reach out to employees, and offered ideas to resolve issues, conflicts, and have the team participate to find resolutions.

    Division ChiefChief Business Requirements
  • I received positive results immediately. My coach was excellent, informative and professional. He created thought-provoking sessions, encouraged creative processes and inspired both my personal and professional potential.

    DirectorChief News Web Operations
  • It was a great opportunity to learn about myself, what to change and what to sustain to be what those I lead need.

    Senior LeaderU.S. Army

Our Solutions

  • Everything DiSC Workplace®

    With Everything DiSC Workplace®, your
    employees will gain valuable insights
    about themselves AND others, discovering
    actionable ways to build more effective
    relationships with one another.
    This classroom training uses a research validated
    learning model and combines
    engaging facilitation with powerful
    follow-up tools to create a personalized
    experience for every participant. Everything
    DiSC Workplace can be used with people
    at any level in an organization, ultimately
    improving the quality of the workplace.

    Benefits
    The Everything DiSC Workplace Profile, facilitation, and video
    all provide real-world tips and practical strategies for building
    a more engaging and productive workplace.
    Your employees will receive the most precise DiSC® style
    assignment possible through adaptive testing, an interactive
    assessment process that tailors questions based on an
    individual’s responses.

  • Everything DiSC® Management

    Everything DiSC® Management is
    classroom training that uses online
    pre-work, engaging facilitation with
    contemporary video, and online
    follow-up to create a personalized
    learning experience.

    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.
    Using a research-validated learning
    model, participants recognize and
    understand the styles of the people
    they manage.
    The result is managers who adapt their
    styles to manage more effectively.

  • Everything DiSC 363® for Leaders

    Finally, a 360 for DiSC® users.
    But Everything DiSC 363® for
    Leaders isn’t just any 360. It
    combines the best of 360s
    with the simplicity and power
    of DiSC, plus three strategies
    for improving leadership
    effectiveness. The result is
    a 360 experience that’s more
    productive and satisfying.

    SO HOW IS 363 DIFFERENT?
    Finally, a 360 for DiSC® users.
    But Everything DiSC 363® for
    Leaders isn’t just any 360. It
    combines the best of 360s
    with the simplicity and power
    of DiSC, plus three strategies
    for improving leadership
    effectiveness. The result is
    a 360 experience that’s more
    productive and satisfying.
    First, we took the sting
    out of 360 feedback.
    For many leaders, 360s can be a frustrating
    experience. At best, open-ended comments
    can be unfocused and unhelpful. At worst,
    they’re a way to anonymously take a jab at a
    colleague. And ultimately, they can even derail
    the learning process.

  • Everything DiSC®

    Everything DiSC® solutions provide rich, versatile
    learning programs that offer personal insight for
    learners at every level of an organization, using a
    consistent language of DiSC®.
    Using a research-validated learning model, each solution
    provides in-depth information including tips, strategies,
    and action plans to help learners become more effective
    in the workplace. All Everything DiSC solutions include
    unlimited access to complimentary follow-up reports
    and MyEverythingDiSC®, the interactive learning portal
    exclusive to Everything DiSC.

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
  • 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

  • Certificatied Authentic Leader Development Coach
  • Associate Certified Coach, International Coach Federation
  • Everything DiSC Certified Trainer
  • SDVOSB Certified by the Veterans Administration
  • TBS, an Authorized DiSC Partner
  • Member, International Coach Federation