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Build a Better Workplace with Everything DiSC®.

About Us

Ron Hurst
Everything DiSC® partner Ron Hurst and founder of Developing Leaders Inc.

Ron is a warm and engaging leader who understands the vital nature of relationships in building business success. A professional leadership coach, successful trainer and former manufacturing general manager, Ron has walked a mile in many different shoes and boots. He understands the challenge of being effective with other personality styles and the frustration and joy of trying to get people to work together harmoniously.

He is known for his ability to make connections with his trainees and help them to significantly develop their skills and abilities. It’s not just an intellectual transaction with Ron. He is present for his trainees giving them the energy and empathy needed, making an emotional connection to help them grow. Ron is a highly sought after trainer in southern California.

Like what you see...let's start a conversation to discover how Everything DiSC® can help you build a better workplace. Reach us at connect@developingleadersinc.com

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Testimonials For Developing Leaders Inc.

  • Ron has the ability to get points across to people in a variety of ways. He can explain complex and easy issues to most anyone. He has the ability to detect if someone understands or not. He is a joy to work with and a strong work ethic. He is a real leader.

    Manager Butler Buildings
  • Your unique training style which combines extensive personal “real world” manufacturing experience to the subject matter is particularly effective in helping build credibility as part of the change management challenge with senior managers.

    President Winpak Lane Inc.
  • Ron’s Developing Leaders’ training programs are of the most current, engaging and effective training on the market. In addition, Ron’s Coaching can and will transform your life personally & professionally.

    Plant Manager Sleep Innovations
  • Ron has the capacity to deliver exceptional training to all levels of a business based on his expertise, experience, and delivery style. His ability to connect with people, together with the depth of content, draws them to each class, and both new and seasoned leaders grow underneath him, resulting in an immediate impact on the business.

    HR Director Primeline Products
  • These classes have such engaging techniques that is allows employees to grow and enjoy, when they come back to work, they are ready to implement their knowledge. I have witnessed, three employees being able to move up in my two companies due to these classes as well as many that have become better at their current positions.

    Logistics Manager D&W Fine Pack

Solutions

  • Everything Disc® Overview

    The Everything DiSC assessment outshines other DISC tools available in the marketplace. Everything DiSC is not a test, it's a personality assessment. This research-validated model helps you understand yourself and others, saving yourself and others, saving you time, energy, and money. Better employee communication means efficiency on both individual and company levels.

    What’s in it for you and your team? Everything DiSC:

    - Provides a common language to help teams understand one another and work better together
    - Acts as a springboard for conversation and team building
    - Improves employee and workplace communication
    - Helps you to understand people who aren’t like you…or are too much like you
    - Reduces conflict and avoids misunderstandings

    Videos

    Get to Know Everything DiSC®
  • 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.

    Combining facilitated classroom training with online pre-work and follow-up tools, we create a personalized learning experience to help participants understand and appreciate the different priorities, preferences, and values each individual brings to the workplace, and how they can learn to adapt to the style of others.

    Participant Take-Aways

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

    Videos

    Everything DiSC Workplace® Introduction
  • Everything DiSC® Productive Conflict

    Everything DiSC® Productive Conflict helps participants improve self-awareness around conflict behaviors. Rather than focus on a step-by-step process for conflict resolution, Everything DiSC Productive Conflict provides participants with techniques to curb destructive behaviors and effectively respond to conflict situations. The program features an exploration of DiSC® in a conflict context, provides an opportunity for participants to explore their destructive conflict responses, and offers them a method for making more productive choices in their response to conflict.

    Participant Take-Aways

    - Appreciate how their style of handling conflict affects the people around them
    - Learn how to “catch” themselves when going down a destructive conflict path
    - Learn how to reframe a conflict situation and choose more productive behaviors
    - Build a common language in the organization around appropriate conflict behavior

    Videos

    Productive Conflict Introduction Video
  • Everything DiSC® Work of Leaders

    Everything DiSC Work of Leaders® lays out a clear path for helping leaders at all levels make the connection between their DiSC® style and leadership. Bringing together best practices from 300 experts in over 150 organizations, the important work of the most prominent scholars, and over four years of additional research and development, this all-inclusive program approaches leadership as a one-to-many relationship. With one unified model of leadership—vision, alignment, and execution—it focuses on helping leaders understand their own leadership styles and how their tendencies influence their effectiveness in specific leadership situations.

    Participants Take-Aways

    - Recognize the priorities and tendencies, based on their own DiSC style, that shape their approach to the fundamental work of leaders: creating a vision, building alignment around that vision, and championing execution of the vision
    - Explore in detail how to play to their strengths and and overcome challenges

    Videos

    Carhartt and the Work of Leaders

Everything DiSC® Certification

Choose your learning format:

Everything DiSC Management® Certification

Online

Everything DiSC Management Certification is an online-blended learning course that empowers learning and development facilitators to inspire cultures of great managers and get the most out of the Everything DiSC Management solution. This four-week course is accessible anytime from a home or office computer and offers the flexibility of self-paced learning paired with live, virtual classroom sessions led by Wiley’s expert trainers.

With Everything DiSC Management Certification, participants will:

  • Become an expert in Everything DiSC® and Management key concepts
  • Gain confidence and competence in facilitating the Everything DiSC Management program, going beyond the Facilitation Kit to spark behavioral change among manager participants
  • Learn how to customize and apply the Management program to meet the needs of the modern-day manager, team, or organization
  • Navigate challenging scenarios that could arise during a workshop or coaching session
  • Consider strategies to promote a DiSC-based management culture

Upon successful completion, participants will receive the credential of Certified Everything DiSC Management Facilitator.

Program Components

  • Four weeks of self-directed online work (approximately 2-3 hours of online coursework to be completed per week)
  • Active participation in three live 90-minute virtual sessions (instructor-led)
  • Active knowledge checks to help understanding and improve learning and retention
  • Project team presentation and final certification exam (self-directed/graded activity)

Inspire a culture of great management with an Everything DiSC Management Certification today!

Upcoming Classes

  • September 09 – October 07, 2020

    Live, virtual session on September 23, 30, and October 7 from 9-10:30 am CT
  • October 21 – November 18, 2020

    Live, virtual session on November 4, 11, and 18 from 9-10:30 am CT
  • November 19 – December 17, 2020

    Live, virtual session on December 3, 10, and 17 from 10-11:30 am CT
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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

  • September 08 – October 06, 2020

    Live, virtual sessions on September 22, 29 and October 6 from 9-10:30 am CT
  • September 08 – October 06, 2020

    Live, virtual sessions on September 22, 29, and October 6 from 1-2:30 pm CT
  • October 06 – November 03, 2020

    Live, virtual sessions on October 20, 27, and November 3 from 2-3:30 pm CT
  • October 27 – November 24, 2020

    Live, virtual sessions on November 10, 17 and 24 from 9-10:30 am CT
  • October 27 – November 24, 2020

    Live, virtual sessions on November 10, 17 and 24 from 1-2:30 pm CT
  • November 17 – December 15, 2020

    Live, virtual sessions on December 1, 8, and 15 from 2-3:30 pm CT
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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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Featured Skills

  • Training Facilitation
  • Strategic Planning
  • Leadership
  • Communication
  • Problem Solving
  • Coaching

Credentials

  • Everything DISC® Authorized Partner
  • Developing Leaders Inc.
  • Five Behaviors Authorized Partner