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Build a Better Workplace with Everything DiSC®.

About Us

Lyndon Joost, Vice President, Vertical Performance, Inc.
Lyndon Joost, Vice President, Vertical Performance, Inc.

Vertical Performance is a collection of diverse consultants with extensive knowledge and practice in developing individual leaders and employees and building exceptional work teams. Our staff represents a wide variety of backgrounds and experiences that make us uniquely suited to partner with private sector companies, government, education, and not-for-profit organizations - helping each to realize that within every organization is the collective potential to be exceptional.

We are in the business of transforming people and workplace cultures. We provide customized consulting services to a diverse clientele, employing a strength-based, participant-centered approach that results in high levels of engagement and exceptional results.

Our primary focus is people – their individual development, their interactions within an organization, and the importance of effective leadership. We genuinely care for our clients and want to help them, their people, and their organizations.

We utilize Everything DiSC Workplace to help work teams in those organizations better understand each other and that new awareness creates a foundation for organizational change and continuous improvement. First, Get the Right People in the Right Seats – then use DiSC to help them develop into an effective workforce.

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A Testimonial

Testimonials for Vertical Performance, Inc.

  • “Since the team-building workshop, the staff of Our World (Child Care & Adult Day Services) is seeking out more ways of pulling together to make the program even more of an exciting place to work… Your training is often mentioned, and has left a deep impression on our staff.”

    Margaret MandleyProgram Director
  • “I want you to know how much of an inspiration you have been to Unity Hospice…I looked around our leadership meeting yesterday and thought about how lucky I am to be working with this staff…Servant Leadership has helped us not only to serve our patients, but to serve each other as well.”

    Brenda McGarveyVolunteer Coordinator
  • “I have wondered to myself what makes their program so meaningful and have concluded that it is not so much their program, but THEM. They have an innovative approach that not only captivates the audience but also causes the participants to work cohesively.”

    Ms. Teresa BlomenkampPrincipal
  • “As a leader I learned how to bring out the best in each staff member, to help each one reach maximum potential. When you have a cohesive team all working towards one vision, you become unstoppable.”

    Medical Office Manager

Our Solutions

  • Team Development

    We may be on the verge of a new normal. The economy is growing again. Unemployment is at an all-time low. Retiring baby boomers are creating job openings. And it seems harder than ever to find good candidates. It is more important than ever to invest in developing your individual employees into an effective and cohesive work team.
    Everything DiSC Workplace can help you do that. Let us explain how.

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

  • August 23 – September 23, 2018

    Live session each Thursday from 2:00 – 3:30pm CT
  • September 28 – October 29, 2018

    Live session each Friday from 9:00 – 10:30am CT
  • September 28 – October 29, 2018

    Live session each Friday from 1:00 – 2:30pm CT
  • October 22 – November 22, 2018

    Live session each Monday from 10 – 11:30am CET
  • 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
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Workplace Certification

Everything DiSC® Certification

In Person

With a primary purpose to increase confidence and competence in delivering Everything DiSC Workplace®, this course offers rigorous new content on the principles of the DiSC® model and supporting research. Learners will gain the expertise and credentials needed to deliver Everything DiSC Workplace within their organization by completing online pre-work and two days of practical application led by Wiley's expert trainers.

In this course, learners will:

  • Gain expertise in the Everything DiSC model and supporting research
  • Demonstrate the ability to use the Everything DiSC Workplace reports
  • 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®, a mobile-friendly, interactive learning portal that is exclusive to the Everything DiSC product suite

Upon successful completion of the course, learners will receive the credential of Certified Everything DiSC Workplace facilitator.  

Upcoming Classes

  • September 11 – September 12, 2018

    Two days of live facilitated learning in Minneapolis
  • September 11 – September 12, 2018

    Two days of live facilitated learning in London
  • October 09 – October 10, 2018

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

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  • 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.

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    People with this style are gentle and accommodating. They are patient with mistakes and very considerate of feelings.

    C style

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Credentials

  • Authorized Partner
  • PXT Select Certified Professional