trueU

Great companies make their people better.

About Us

Gretchen Schott
Everything DiSC© expert Gretchen Schott, MA

trueU is a nonprofit that exists because we believe great companies make their people better. We foster a community of like-minded purpose driven leaders who learn from each other on how to create company culture that attracts, retains and grows people.

We understand how hard it is to create a corporate culture that facilitates growth and development.

We understand how concerning it is when your company's growing faster than your people.

We help businesses move high potential leaders to the next level of leadership.

We help businesses make work a place where people grow personally and professionally.

Testimonials for trueU

  • "The LIT Program alone is worth the cost of joining trueU. We will continue to send managers to the program.

    Doug Short, President, Technifab Products
  • "We’re a purpose-driven organization that cares deeply about developing our employees and making a positive impact in the communities we serve. trueU makes it easy to deliver on this commitment through outstanding leadership training, skills courses, and service opportunities."

    Cynthia Pizarro, President, CSpring
  • "Involvement with trueU, the change in morale and our culture is noticeable. The reaction is astonishing when your people see you care about them beyond their technical or job skills. Our employees have now built five homes in developing areas and the word is spreading about how great their experience is."

    Mike Webster, President, Freije-RSC

Our Solutions

  • Leadership Development with Everything DiSC Workplace©

    With trueU's Leader In Training (LIT) program your high potential leaders will develop a foundation for successful leadership, recognize and apply leadership behaviors and increase their confidence and competence.

    Focusing on competencies related to initiating action, receiving feedback, using data for improvement and performance success and effective communication strategies, leaders who complete the LIT program see a lift of 30% in the performance related to competence and confidence as a leader.

    Utilizing Everything DiSC Workplace© we focus on discovering your DiSC© Style, understanding other styles, and building more effective relationships. The program also utilizes the Thomas-Kilman Conflict Mode Assessment©, SLII assessment©, Core Values Index and principles of Servant Leadership.

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    trueU Leader In Training Program
  • Team Development with Everything DiSC© Productive Conflict

    Workplace conflict is inevitable. Everything DiSC® Productive Conflict helps learners improve self-awareness around conflict behaviors. Rather than focus on a step-by step process for conflict resolution, Everything DiSC Productive Conflict helps learners curb destructive behaviors so that conflict can become more productive, ultimately improving workplace results and relationships.
    By increasing self-awareness around conflict behaviors, Everything DiSC Productive Conflict helps learners effectively respond to the uncomfortable and unavoidable challenges of workplace conflict.
    With Productive Conflict, learners: explore the destructive and productive conflict behaviors of each DiSC© style, understand how to manage their response to conflict situations, and discover communication strategies when engaging in productive conflict with colleagues.

  • Vision, Alignment, Execution - Everything DiSC Work of Leaders®

    DEFINING LEADERSHIP
    Everything DiSC Work of Leaders® approaches leadership as a one-to-many
    relationship, as opposed to the one-to-one relationship explored in Everything
    DiSC® Management. It focuses on tangible steps directed at leading a group or
    organization toward desired outcomes.

    • 23-page highly personalized report
    • 18 behavioral continua
    • Strong visuals illustrate key messages
    • Context-specifi c feedback
    • Tips and strategies for improving leadership effectiveness
    • Access to unlimited Comparison Reports

  • Sales Team Effectiveness - Everything DiSC® Sales

    We know how important it is to have an effective sales organization. We provide thought-provoking workshops that bring a sales team together and utilize their strengths to increasesales.

    Participants will discover their own DiSC® style: recognize the priorities, personal strengths, and challenges that shape their sales interactions with others. They also will explore other styles: understand the differences and similarities among DiSC buying style.

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

  • Leadership Development
  • Peer Groups
  • Company Culture
  • Training & Facilitation
  • Blended Learning
  • Management Development
  • Team Development
  • Conflict Resolution
  • 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

  • Authorized Partner
  • Authorized Partner