Making more effective and efficient teams.

About Us

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Leadership Development Training Consultant Alex Winnicker, M.Ed.

We firmly believe that Vision, Purpose, Values, and Alignment, through proper communication, are the cornerstones of organizational success. In order for a team to work together, its members must first understand each other and how to best communicate with one another. Do you believe your organization is getting the most out of its employees as a collective?

Through experience working in corporations, higher education institutions, non-profit organizations, and in the field of athletics, we understand what it takes to succeed at every level and across a variety of industries. We will work with you to determine what is right for your particular situation, customizing consultation, training, development, and implementation to meet your needs.

We are a proud EverythingDiSC® and Five Behaviors of a Cohesive Team Authorized Partner and Certified Trainer ready to help your organization reach its maximum potential.

Solutions

  • Everything DiSC® Productive Conflict

    Workplace conflict is inevitable. Everything DiSC® Productive Conflict helps learners' self-awareness of conflict behaviors. Rather than focusing on a step-by-step process for conflict resolution, learn effectively respond to the uncomfortable and unavoidable challenges of workplace conflict. Everything DiSC® Productive Conflict assists learners in curbing destructive behaviors to make conflict productive and, ultimately, improve 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 will:

    • Explore the destructive and productive conflict behaviors of each DiSC® style

    • Understand how to manage individuals' responses to conflict situations

    • Discover communication strategies for engaging in productive
    conflict with colleagues

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    Everything DiSC Productive Conflict
  • Everything DiSC® Management

    Everything DiSC® Management offers a customizable development solution proven to increase the effectiveness of anyone in a management role--whether managing direct reports or fostering a positive working relationship with one's own supervisor.

    The complete program, including classroom training, and online pre-work and follow-up, highlights five key areas:

    1) Understanding DiSC® styles
    2) Directing and delegating
    3) Creating a motivating environment
    4) Developing others who possess different styles
    5) Identifying strategies for working more effectively with managers

    Participants will learn how their specific management style influences their time management, decision-making, and problem-solving skills, and discover methods for adapting to the styles of others to bring out the best in each and every employee under their charge.

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    Working with Your Manager
  • Everything DiSC® Work of Leaders

    Everything DiSC Work of Leaders® helps leaders at all levels make the connection between their DiSC® style and leadership. This all-inclusive classroom and online program approaches leadership as a one-to-many relationship (as opposed to the one-to-one relationship explored in Everything DiSC® Management). With one unified model of leadership—Vision, Alignment, and Execution—Everything DiSC® WOL helps leaders understand their own leadership styles and how their tendencies may influence their effectiveness in specific leadership situations.

    Participants Take-aways

    •Recognize the priorities and tendencies that shape one's approach to the fundamental work of leaders:
    - Creating a vision
    - Building alignment around that vision
    - And championing execution of that vision.

    •Explore in detail how to play to one's strengths and overcome challenges to improve their leadership effectiveness

    •Identify strategies to develop preferred behaviors based on best practices

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    Work of Leaders - Carhartt
  • Everything DiSC® Workplace

    Everything DiSC Workplace® delivers a comprehensive, easily customizable workplace development solution to engage every employee—regardless of title or position, department or function—in building more productive and effective relationships at work.

    Participant Take-Aways

    Discover their own DiSC® style: recognize the priorities, motivators, and stress triggers that shape their workplace experience

    Explore other styles: understand the differences and similarities among the DiSC styles

    Identify strategies to make more meaningful connections with colleagues of various styles and work more effectively to reduce tension, solve problems, and contribute positively to their organizations

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    DiSC Workplace Introduction
  • Everything DiSC® Sales

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    Everything DiSC® Sales puts the power of the dynamic Everything DiSC model into the hands of salespeople and provides a dynamic tool for learning how to create customer-centric interactions that delivered improved results. Sales-specific content, modular facilitations tools, and online tailoring features deliver an easy-to-customize development solution to help participants discover new strategies for stretching beyond their natural preferences to make the selling process more productive and successful—regardless of the customer’s unique buying style.

    Participant Take-Aways

    Discover their own DiSC® style: recognize the priorities, personal strengths, and challenges that shape their sales interactions with others

    Create a plan of action to get more out of the sales process—and deliver better bottom line results

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    Sales Introduction
  • Five Behaviors of a Cohesive Team

    Based on the work of Patrick Lencioni’s international best-seller The Five Dysfunctions of a Team, The Five Behaviors of a Cohesive Team® Powered by Everything DiSC® or All Types™helps teams apply The Five Behaviors™ model of Trust, Conflict, Commitment, Accountability, and Results to drive team effectiveness and productivity. The program uses Everything DiSC or All Types™, a tool that helps build effective team communication and relationships, to help participants understand their individual DiSC® or All Types™ style and discover how each style brings value to the team.

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    Five Behaviors Powered by DiSC
    Five Behaviors Powered by All Types

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

  • January 05 – February 02, 2018

    Live session each Friday from 10:00 – 11:30am CT
  • February 01 – March 01, 2018

    Live session each Thursday from 9:00 – 10:30am CT
  • March 09 – March 30, 2018

    Live session each Friday from 2:00 – 3:30pm CT
Take the next step!
Workplace Certification

Everything DiSC® 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

  • December 05 – December 06, 2017

    Two days of live facilitated learning in Minneapolis
  • January 23 – January 24, 2018

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

Showcases

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Featured Skills

  • Leadership Training and Consulting
  • Coaching
  • Public Speaking
  • Team Building and Development
  • Training Facilitation
  • Athletic Leadership Consulting
  • Non-profit Management Training
  • Team Communication Optimization
  • Emotional Intelligence Training

Credentials

  • EDisc Partner and Certified Trainer
  • Mgmt
  • WOL
  • PConflict
  • EdSales
  • Edworkplace
  • ED Certified Trainer
  • Five Behaviors of a Cohesive Team